Cavendish Asset Management senior fund manager Paul Mumford says Prudential’s proposed £24.5bn takeover of AIA is “untenable” even if the insurer is able to renegotiate the price as it has lost the confidence of shareholders.
Jelf Employee Benefits assesses key trends within the international private medical insurance provision of organisations with employees in Singapore. Benefit structure, cost management and healthcare facilities are examined and key considerations are highlighted. This edition will be of particular interest to global human resource directors and benefit managers with local and expatriate populations in Singapore.
Consultants Mercer estimate nearly one third of a trillion pounds will be paid out from defined benefit schemes between 2019 and 2021. The record amount is due to large numbers of active and deferred members expected to transfer to another arrangement alongside a rapidly growing buy-in and buy-out market. This year has seen a record […]
Advisers must ensure all available reliefs and exemptions are used as far as they can be As announced in this year’s Budget, the capital gains tax annual exempt amount will increase from £11,700 in 2018/19 to £12,000 in 2019/20. The annual exempt amount available to trustees will increase from £5,850 to £6,000 – although this […]
LEBC director of public policy and investment committee chairman Kay Ingram on giving clients access to the defensive qualities of active funds, even though passive funds have lower charges Do you approach investment management in-house, outsource it or combine both?We do both as we look after a wide variety of clients, ranging from group pension […]