Tag Archives: pensions freedom

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Financial Education needs to be prioritised in the new political era, says Jelf Employee Benefits

Following the announcement of a new Minister of State at the Department for Work and Pensions, Jelf Employee Benefits is looking for financial education in the workplace to rise up…

Flu season

Post Budget, Jelf Employee Benefits calls for employer tax incentives on all types of financial education not just pensions advice

Jelf Employee Benefits is calling for greater tax incentives to encourage employers to offer financial education on a variety of topics, not just on pensions and retirement planning advice. With…

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Employers unprepared for impact of likely changes in pensions tax relief

With just two weeks until the Chancellor’s 2016 Budget statement, research carried out by Jelf Employee benefits has established that 3 in 4 employers (76%) have yet to inform their…

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Employees unable to make the most of Pensions Freedom because of their employers

The vast majority of employers have not reviewed their pension offering in light of Pension Freedom; they struggle with how to manage the implications; and do not believe their employees…

Swapping annuities for cash

The Government has announced that from April 2017 tax restrictions for pensioners wanting to sell their annuities will be removed. This means that anyone who already has, or is going…

What the Summer 2015 Budget really means for you and your employees

The introduction of ground breaking Pension Freedoms in April 2015 has created some uncertainty for employees and employers alike, and they are looking for help. With further changed announced in…

England Vs. Australia: Pensions

Well, the Cricket season is here, and England and Australia are stepping up to the wicket. Although we compete with each other in the sporting world, when it comes to…

Defensive lines

The last few weeks has seen several new lines of defence added to the tactical map of UK pension savings. New Pension Freedoms Safeguards In late January the Financial Conduct…

Making a splash!

Last month was a bumper month for news coverage in the Employee Benefits space, and Jelf Employee Benefits featured in – and indeed led – many of the topical discussions on…

Family pressures (& the impact on pension savings)

A report from the Centre for the Modern Family out last week presents some interesting – and perhaps rather worrying – findings. The report focuses on the changing shape and expectations of…