Firms must not ignore pension issues in the rush to complete deals before next April's rise in capital gains tax, lawyers warn.
Hammonds says there is likely to be significant rise in mergers and acquisitions as shareholders try to complete deals before capital gains tax increases from 10pc to 18pc. And it urged bosses to think...
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has granted 11 master trusts extensions to apply for authorisation, as it confirms it has received 22 applications ahead of the 31 March deadline.
Aegon Master Trust, Fidelity Master Trust and Ensign have sent off their authorisation applications to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Self-administered pension funds spent £15bn on payments to pensioners in Q4 2018, but received just £12bn in contributions (net of refunds), Office for National Statistics (ONS) data reveals.
Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) and Gresham House are to team up to form a joint venture.