The current 55% tax duty payable when pension funds are passed on after death is set to be axed under this government, George Osborne has announced.
From April 2015, if a pension saver dies aged over 75, beneficiaries will receive the funds free of tax if they keep them in a pension. If they draw the pension, they will pay their marginal rate of tax....
PwC, KPMG, EY and Deloitte must break up their consultancy and audit businesses into distinct firms to provide greater focus on the "most challenging and objective audits", the competition watchdog has said.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has released its first batch of guidance setting out how the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) conversion legislation may be used to resolve unequal payments.
This week's top stories include the government spending £800,000 on a Gogglebox advert and MPs writing to The Pensions Regulator about its engagement with the Railways Pension Scheme.