With 2020 now in full swing, Stuart Price, Partner and Actuary at pensions experts Quantum Advisory, reflects on 2019 and the events that impacted the UK pension industry.
Following the ONS’s latest figures showing there were 4.96 million self-employed workers, but only 14% of these are likely to be saving for retirement, Stuart Price gives his thoughts on what needs to be done to avoid a future pension crisis for the growing sector of the workforce.
A senior investment analyst at Quantum Advisory has warned that Brexit uncertainty and slow economic growth could push the country back into a recession.
The Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) has agreed to allocate funds to support the development of projects and ideas which can stimulate and help future-proof the economy of Bridgend following the announcement the town’s Ford engine plant is to close.
There are ‘major gaps’ in official Brexit guidance for businesses in the event of an unwanted ‘no deal’ exit on 31st October, according to the South Wales Chamber of Commerce, following an evaluation by the British Chambers of Commerce.
Senior NHS staff in Wales and England are reportedly turning down extra shifts because the additional time worked would have little impact on their take home pay due to the controversial pension Annual Allowance.
A framework which aims to deliver a coherent approach to improving public transport across the whole South East Wales region has been ratified today (Thursday 1st August) by the Cardiff Capital Region Transport Authority (RTA).
Sir Steve Webb recently appeared at a Quantum Advisory seminar at the Celtic Manor providing plenty of anecdotal insights into his time behind the scenes of David Cameron’s government and giving his thoughts on a variety of pensions issues.