Posts Tagged ‘Budget 2016’

Alan Collins

2016 – A year in review

Wow – what a year 2016 has been.  Brexit, President Trump, Hibs winning the Scottish Cup – who saw that coming?  Seriously, Hibs won the Scottish Cup.

What have we learned?  The dictionary definition of “pollster” might have to change to “people who predict things and always get it wrong”, said the actuary throwing stones from his glass-house.  My lesson to the pollsters is to quote a much bigger margin of error and include lots of caveats.

At least when it comes to 2017, it is now a reasonable stance to say that I’ve got no idea what’s going to happen. Read more »

Matthew Leathem

Here we are, at the end of Q2 and Spence are pleased to be publishing our topical round up of developments over the last three months with time saving summaries, helpful links to papers and blogs and action points for Employers and Trustees to consider.  It’s an essential tool for Employers and Trustees who need to keep up to date with developments that affect them and their schemes.  Highlights for this quarter include:

  • A brief summary of George Osbornes 2016 Budget
  • An outline of the new Lifetime ISA
  • How might the Brexit Referendum affect schemes?
  • Notwithstanding Brexit what has been happening in Europe and what will it mean for schemes?
  • Important changes for Corporate trustees: Persons with Significant Control Regime

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