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Short term trading - just for fun

Short term trading – Just for fun

Regular readers of my blog will know that I am a supporter of medium/long term investing, building a diversified portfolio, and not being influenced by today’s events. You may, therefore, be surprised to learn that over the past few months I have enjoyed seeing if I can make some money from the extreme stock-market volatility. […]

Swindon Town FC fined £22,900 for Auto Enrolment failings – will you be next?

Yes, I know the football club got it terribly wrong but this is hard evidence that the Pensions Regulator is taking no prisoners. Thousands of small/medium sized employers reach their auto-enrolment staging date in the next twelve months by which time they need to have a workplace pension plan in place. This is an imposition I know you could […]

Auto enrolment – what do I do about existing pension plans?

“What do I do about my employees for whom I am already providing pensions?” was the big unanswered question from last week’s “Small employers and pensions; a seminar on what you need to know and do” hosted by Richard Graham MP for Gloucester. Representatives from The Pension Regulator, Nest Corporation, and The People’s Pension gave […]

Auto-enrolment – 5 facts you must know

Over the next 12 months thousands of small businesses will start to be phased into the Government’s auto-enrolment pension scheme. There is loads of information out there. Just google “auto-enrolment” – you will have hours and hours of happy reading and will probably still be confused. So here are just 5 facts you really must know:- […]

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