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John Copsey – Shareholder Announcement!

Posted on November 10, 2014 No Comments

We are pleased to announce that John Copsey, Senior Financial Planner at IFP, has recently become a shareholder! John, a Chartered Financial Planner with over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry, has worked hard to enhance the company’s reputation and this opportunity is the result of his commitment to IFP and his credible […]

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Auto Enrolment – What You Need to Know as an Employer

Posted on April 14, 2013 No Comments

In 1901 there were ten people of working age for every person who’d retired. A hundred years later, the ratio was three to one – and by 2050 the Department for Work and Pensions estimates that there will only be two people of working age for every person receiving a pension. discount cialis india buy […]

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Savers left short-changed by unfair annuities system

Posted on February 20, 2012 No Comments

The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) and the Pensions Institute (PI) at Cass Business School published a joint report early in 2012, suggesting that around half a million people retiring each year are being short-changed by up to £1bn from their total future pension income, because overwhelming obstacles stop them getting the best deal […]

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Auto-enrolment opportunity to save is coming up

Posted on February 10, 2012 No Comments

Now that the Government has announced a clear timetable for the roll-out of auto-enrolment, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) suggests that employer pension contributions could break the ‘savings stalemate’ for more than half of people. The opportunity to benefit from employer contributions remains the single biggest reason for people to stay ‘auto-enrolled’ in new […]

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Government confirms auto-enrolment delay for small firms

Posted on December 5, 2011 No Comments

With George Osborne’s Autumn Statement and the strike by public sector workers happening almost simultaneously, an announcement by Pensions Minister Steve Webb about auto-enrolment in pension schemes was never going to grab the headlines. However, the announcement does have significant implications for Britain’s small businesses. The Government is currently implementing a plan for auto-enrolment in […]

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Preparing for pension auto-enrolment

Posted on October 10, 2011 1 Comment

At present, around 38% of UK private sector employers provide a workplace pension scheme, however this is all set to change. All employers will be required to auto-enrol their employees into a ‘qualifying workplace pension scheme’ under the Government’s pension reforms between late 2012 and early 2016. By October 2017, minimum contributions being made to […]

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What does pension auto-enrolment mean for you

Posted on August 10, 2011 No Comments

At present, many workers fail to take up valuable pension benefits because they do not make an application to join their employer’s scheme. From 1 October 2012 (subject to an employer’s own introduction date), all eligible workers will be automatically enrolled into their employer’s qualifying pension scheme without any active decision on their part. Employers […]

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