Government Announcements

New national living wage rates from 1 April

27 Feb 17: Ensure that your business is ready for the national living wage and the national minimum wage rates on 1 April 2017.

Brexit round-up: exporters could face £6 billion in extra costs

24 Feb 17: Leaving the EU without a trade deal in place could leave exporters with £6 billion a year of extra costs.

Defined benefit scheme membership down 50% in 10 years

22 Feb 17: Active membership in defined benefit pension schemes has decreased by half over the last decade.

State pension top up open until April 2017

20 Feb 17: Individuals who want to top up their state pension income have until 5 April 2017 to make an application.

Industry reaction to money purchase annual allowance consultation

16 Feb 17: Industry bodies have reacted to the proposed changes to the money purchase annual allowance.