UK - The Institute of Actuaries has reported that a charge of misconduct by Mr RG Brown has been referred to a disciplinary panel by the investigating committee.
It is alleged that Brown fell short of the institute’s standards when, as an actuary of a pension scheme, he failed to give a written report to OPRA immediately when he had reason to believe the trustees had failed to appoint an auditor.
The Royal Society of Arts (RSA) has reignited the debate on the introduction of flat-rate pensions tax relief - saying a 30% flat rate would be progressive, cost-neutral and leave three-quarters of earners better off.
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