Tag Archives: HM Revenue & Customs

How HMRC passes the buck on Pension Liberation Fraud

The only people who seem to be being dumped on are occupational pension trustees. Continue reading

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Project managing auto-enrolment

I received a polite e-mail from a company’s Finance Director yesterday. “I see First Actuarial are offering a project management service for small and medium sized companies staging auto-enrolment in 2014; I’ve got four questions for you 1. Why should I … Continue reading

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Contract workers mustn’t be tricked out of pensions.

Last week I wrote about how contract workers employed by ISS in Sark are likely to miss out on employer contributions to their workplace savings plan. In it I stated.. ‘The Agencies that have supplied teachers and apparently social workers to … Continue reading

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Offshore payroll companies – a (pensions) scandal in the making?

Last night’s documentary on @bbc5live has unearthed a potential pensions scandal that should have the Pension Regulator and the DWP springing to action. The problem is this. The Agencies that have supplied teachers and apparently social workers to (local) Government have been … Continue reading

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Top News! – Scrap national insurance on your pension payments!

 There’s plenty reasons to feel depressed if you run a pension scheme for your staff. Investment returns – depressed, annuity rates – depressed, you and your staff – depressed! NEWS*** GOOD PENSION NEWS*** Ah that “good pension news” oxymoron! – I … Continue reading

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