Monthly Archives: September 2016

300% rise in auto-enrolment fines for employers

Auto-enrolment in pensions has been in place since 2012, requiring employers to offer their employees a workplace pension and make contributions on their behalf, but it seems that a significant number of employers are still not managing to comply. During the first three months of 2016, according to the Pensions Regulator, the number of employers on …

Is working part of your retirement plan?

A recent study analysing the income statistics for pensioners has found that more people aged over 65 are continuing to work after they officially retire. Figures suggest that the amount of pensioners doing so is around 13%, an increase from just 8% over the past ten years. That figure might sound small, but it equates to 1.1 million people boosting …

Property funds in the post-Brexit world

Following the Brexit result of the EU referendum on 23rd June, a number of property funds chose to suspend redemptions following huge amounts of withdrawals from investors. This led to many predicting a gloomy future for the funds, but as we move further on from the referendum, many are changing their predictions to one of positivity. Whilst many of …