Pensions

An update on all things pensions, covering the latest developments and changes in legislation

Autumn Budget Statement (3): Pensions

Pensions nearly always feature somewhere in any formal Budget statement, and today was no different.  There were two topics of importance here: 1]  Reducing the money purchase annual allowance (MPAA): HM…

Salary Sacrifice and the Budget Statement…

The UK business community will be watching the 2016 Autumn Budget Statement with a great deal of interest.  It always does of course, but this year is especially important given…

What next?

We are now less than a month away from Philip Hammond’s first Autumn Budget Statement. It’s fair to say that, thus far, the new Chancellor has kept his powder dry when it comes…

Government cancels plans to create a market for secondary annuities

Last week the government announced that plans to extend pension freedoms to those that had already purchased an annuity were to be cancelled.  For the full official release on this please…

Some (rather shocking) facts…

I have written much on the topic of Financial Education in the Workplace during the past six years – and indeed have added to this catalogue in recent weeks as well.  So…

Making the news…

From time to time we like to update our followers on the range of media coverage that Jelf Employee Benefits generate on a regular basis.  So below is a selection of coverage and topics from last…

Some useful reading for our followers…

We have now been posting on Employee Benefit themes for almost six years on this blog.  With such a wealth of data and thoughts behind us it is perhaps inevitable…

Retirement conversations: Yes, no or maybe?

The last few years has seen a significant alteration in the UK retirement landscape.  There are many factors behind this change, but the two biggest influences are probably: The abolition of the…

Financial Education comes of age…

Financial Education in the workplace is increasingly becoming a part of the Employee Benefits landscape in the UK.  There have been many drivers behind the rise and rise of this…

Update: Pensions Dashboard

Despite the political turmoil of the last few months it appears that Whitehall and Westminster are still pressing ahead with some of the items of government business announced prior to…