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Budget 2010 - Pensions Tax Relief
March 2010
Commenting on the Treasury’s proposal to implement the restriction of pensions tax relief, Barnett Waddingham partner Andrew Roberts said: “There is a risk here that without due care and attention, th...
Budget 2010: Scrapping compulsory retirement age
March 2010
Responding to the Chancellor’s Budget announcement that the government is to look at scrapping the compulsory retirement age, Senior Partner of Barnett Waddingham, Adrian Waddingham , commented: “ Suc...
Annemarie Allen joins Barnett Waddingham
March 2010
Barnett Waddingham, the UK’s leading independent firm of actuaries and consultants, has strengthened its public sector practice with the appointment of senior pension consultant, Annemarie Allen. Anne...
Professional Pensions Admin Forum 18 March 2010
March 2010
Business Design Centre, Islington 18 March 2010 Barnett Waddingham LLP is pleased to be a sponsor of the Professional Pensions Administration Forum on 18 March 2010 being held at the Business Design C...
NEST charges announcement
March 2010
Following the Government's announcement today on the NEST charging structure Mark Futcher, Associate, made the following comment: ‘Back to the Future’ on charging structures and a move away from clear...
PPF Statement of Investment Principles
March 2010
Commenting on the PPF’s announcement that it will invest in private equity and infrastructure to seek higher returns, Paul Jayson , Partner at Barnett Waddingham said: “I hope that the effect will not...
A sacrifice that benefits employers and workers
March 2010
The NI salary scheme is often overlooked as a tax minimisation vehicle. On 7 March 2010 Clive Grimley, Barnett Waddingham partner, spoke to John Greenwood from The Sunday Telegraph. To read the whole ...
UK Pension Personality of the Year Award 2010
March 2010
Our senior partner, Adrian Waddingham, has been shortlisted for the Pensions Personality of the Year 2010 award. Hundreds of Professional Pensions readers took part in the first round vote and the nam...
Regulator pursues tougher approach on record-keeping
March 2010
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has published a consultation setting out standards for record-keeping and requiring schemes that fall short to take steps to improve performance. Paul Latimer spoke to Pen...
The Tories Pension Plan
March 2010
Following the Conservatives unveiling their key principles for pension reform Adrian Waddingham commented “after twenty years of well-intentioned but misguided legislation on pensions from both partie...
Rapid Change
March 2010
Twin trends of consolidation and thriving specialist boutiques coincide with an urgent debate about the role of advisers and ownership of responsibility within the pensions governance complex. Martin ...