Survey: Pensions sector to halt cyberthreats in time of crisis

Coronavirus Survey: Pensions sector to halt cyberthreats in time of crisis

1y Leanna Reeves

Survey: Pensions sector to halt cyberthreats in ti...

Accountancy Age assesses how the epidemic has impacted data safety of pensions providers Read More...

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Pensions play a crucial role in insolvency

Pensions Pensions play a crucial role in insolvency

2y Jeremy Chan

Pensions play a crucial role in insolvency

For firms in financial duress, employee pensions expenses can be fatal. Giving them a spot at the table may be a better option. Read More...

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Pressure increasing on DB pension trustees to fully fund schemes

Pensions Pressure increasing on DB pension trustees to fully fund schemes

2y Chris Jewers

Pressure increasing on DB pension trustees to full...

Trustees of defined benefit pension schemes are coming under increasing pressure to fully fund them, therefore putting employers under pressure to pay...

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Three-Quarters of firms say pension tax is too complicated

Pensions Three-Quarters of firms say pension tax is too complicated

2y Jeremy Chan

Three-Quarters of firms say pension tax is too com...

ACA calls for pension tax reform as the complex laws are deterring both individuals and firms from saving more for retirement. Read More...

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Government powers to tackle “irresponsible management” of pensions

Pensions Government powers to tackle “irresponsible management” of pensions

2y Tom Lemmon

Government powers to tackle “irresponsible managem...

The Pensions Schemes Bill focuses on tackling "irresponsible management" as Queen's speech lays out government's intentions, but will it pass through ...

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Pension changes could result in a £260 billion accounting gap

Pensions Pension changes could result in a £260 billion accounting gap

2y Tom Lemmon

Pension changes could result in a £260 billion acc...

The targets that UK pension schemes need to be managing could be £260bn more than what is shown in company accounts, according to research by XPS Pens...

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How can accountants grow their wealth?

Practice How can accountants grow their wealth?

2y Gareth Parsons, Financial planning director, Saunderson House

How can accountants grow their wealth?

Gareth Parsons, financial planning director at Saunderson House, shares his tips on tax efficiency and other ways accountants can look after their fin...

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Should you hire graduates or experienced professionals?

Business Should you hire graduates or experienced professionals?

3y Lucy Skoulding, Reporter

Should you hire graduates or experienced professio...

Recruitment dilemma: should businesses hire graduates or experienced professionals? Read More...

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Autumn Budget 2017: Pensions, self-employed, corporation tax

Budget Autumn Budget 2017: Pensions, self-employed, corporation tax

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Autumn Budget 2017: Pensions, self-employed, corpo...

Ahead of the Autumn Budget due on 22 November we take a look at what it may mean for pensions, taxes on the self-employed, and corporation tax Read Mo...

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Six items for your pension governance checklist

Governance Six items for your pension governance checklist

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Six items for your pension governance checklist

Steve Butler of Punter Southall Aspire highlights the importance of pension governance meetings to protect against mistakes and safeguard company repu...

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Tax reform group highlights ‘flaws’ in government pension strategy

Pensions Tax reform group highlights ‘flaws’ in government pension strategy

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Tax reform group highlights ‘flaws’ in government ...

The planned reduction to the pension money purchase annual allowance could lead to financial hardship for certain individuals Read More...

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Grant Thornton "content to take generous fees" despite BHS concerns, find committees

Accounting Firms Grant Thornton "content to take generous fees" despite BHS concerns, find committees

5y Kevin Reed, Writer

Grant Thornton "content to take generous fees" des...

Despite concerns over the viability of BHS, advisers including Grant Thornton were paid in the millions of pounds for their roles, according to the Wo...

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Standard Life appoints KPMG after audit tender

Audit Standard Life appoints KPMG after audit tender

5y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Standard Life appoints KPMG after audit tender

Standard Life appoints KPMG as auditor after 22 years with PwC Read More...

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Insolvency Service to probe BHS director behaviour

Business Recovery Insolvency Service to probe BHS director behaviour

5y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Insolvency Service to probe BHS director behaviour

The fast-track move is a bold departure from the norm, as a probe would normally only begin several months after administrators had finished their own...

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Colin: Just another brick in the pension plan

People In Practice Colin: Just another brick in the pension plan

5y Richard Crump, Writer

Colin: Just another brick in the pension plan

Colin takes a wry look at how accountants are funding their retirement Read More...

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Home sweet home: Property wealth helping fund accountants’ retirement

People In Practice Home sweet home: Property wealth helping fund accountants’ retirement

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Home sweet home: Property wealth helping fund acco...

Survey uncovers a shift in accountant’s attitudes towards pension savings, with over a third using their property to bankroll their retirement Read Mo...

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Seven things that could be mentioned in the Budget

Corporate Tax Seven things that could be mentioned in the Budget

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Seven things that could be mentioned in the Budget

Brexit, business rates and tax avoidance will catch the attention of practitioners Read More...

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DWP faces “real test” over SME auto-enrolment

Politics DWP faces “real test” over SME auto-enrolment

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

DWP faces “real test” over SME auto-enrolment

The Department for Work & Pensions has effectively implemented auto-enrolment for large firms, but will struggle to do the same for SMEs Read More...

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Osborne warned off bringing forward pensions tax cuts

Personal Tax Osborne warned off bringing forward pensions tax cuts

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Osborne warned off bringing forward pensions tax c...

Advisers warn of 'political storm' if government makes further change to pensions tax reliefs Read More...

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Gearing up for auto-enrolment: an opportunity to add value

Business Regulation Gearing up for auto-enrolment: an opportunity to add value

6y Paul Mitchell

Gearing up for auto-enrolment: an opportunity to a...

Pensions auto-enrolment is not simply about pensions. The real issue here is payroll processes Read More...

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Grant Thornton adds two to pensions team

People In Practice Grant Thornton adds two to pensions team

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Grant Thornton adds two to pensions team

Grant Thornton appoint Ramona Jones and Zoe O'Donnell Read More...

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Soper to exit TPR for senior adviser role at PwC

People In Practice Soper to exit TPR for senior adviser role at PwC

6y Professional Pensions

Soper to exit TPR for senior adviser role at PwC

The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) executive director for defined benefit (DB) Stephen Soper is set to depart for PwC after more than six years at the reg...

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#SummerBudget: Government eyes scrapping tax relief on pension contributions

Personal Tax #SummerBudget: Government eyes scrapping tax relief on pension contributions

6y Natasha Browne

#SummerBudget: Government eyes scrapping tax relie...

Pensions tax relief, Chancellor George Osborne has announced Read More...

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Micro-businesses struggle to prepare for auto-enrolment

Company News Micro-businesses struggle to prepare for auto-enrolment

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Micro-businesses struggle to prepare for auto-enro...

UK micro-businesses are tempted to cut corners as auto-enrolment staging dates loom, Intuit Quickbooks research reveals Read More...

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PwC’s Brookes appointed to EY pensions covenant team

Accounting Firms PwC’s Brookes appointed to EY pensions covenant team

6y Michael Klimes

PwC’s Brookes appointed to EY pensions covenant te...

EY appoints Karina Brookes as director to lead its pensions covenant advisory team in London Read More...

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IASB opens consultation on changes to pension accounting

Accounting Standards IASB opens consultation on changes to pension accounting

6y Professional Pensions

IASB opens consultation on changes to pension acco...

IASB consults on proposed narrow-scope amendments to its pension accounting requirements Read More...

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PwC leads £675m Lehman pension deal

Business Recovery PwC leads £675m Lehman pension deal

6y Richard Crump, Writer

PwC leads £675m Lehman pension deal

Administrators from PwC secure deal to transfer £675m-worth of Lehman Brothers' European arm's pension liabilities to Rothesay Life. Read More...

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