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Cambridge Index falls 0.3%

6 Aug 2018

The Cambridge index dropped 70.96 points or 0.3% to close at 27,908.0, as seven out of the top ten index heavyweights posted weekly losses to their share prices.

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Stocks in Focus: Reckitt Benckiser

1 Aug 2018

This week I am looking at Reckitt Benckiser after it reported better-than-expected figures last week, helped by good performance in its consumer healthcare division.

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Cambridge Index drops 0.8%

30 Jul 2018

The Cambridge index fell 213.2 points or 0.8% to close at 27,979.0, as seven out of the top ten index heavyweights posted weekly losses to their share prices.

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Stocks in Focus: GlaxoSmithKline

25 Jul 2018

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the UK based global pharmaceuticals business, is reportedly considering a potential spin-off of its consumer health division from the main pharmaceuticals business.

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Cambridge Index gains 0.7%

23 Jul 2018

The Cambridge index rose 202.6 points or 0.7% to close at 28,192.2, as the top four index heavyweights posted weekly gains to their share prices.

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Stocks in Focus: Greene King Plc

18 Jul 2018

This week I am looking at the impact that England’s recent success at the World Cup, and the UK’s unusually long spell of warm weather has had on the pub sector, and specifically Greene King.

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Statutory Minimum Auto-Enrolment Pension Increases - April 2019

18 Jul 2018

The mandatory minimum contribution increases mentioned in our February newsletter took place on 6 April 2018 and a further rise will take place on 6 April 2019.

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Scheme Certification Certificate

18 Jul 2018

It is a statutory requirement that all eligible jobholders are auto enrolled into a qualifying workplace pension scheme that meets the statutory minimum contribution levels (qualifying earnings) or any of the alternative contribution definitions.

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Pension Schemes and Default Funds

18 Jul 2018

A recent survey carried out by AON found that forty per cent of default funds assume that the pension scheme member will purchase an annuity when they reach their selected retirement date. 

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Pension Contributions and Sick Pay

18 Jul 2018

We often get asked what happens to pension contributions when an employee is in receipt of statutory sick pay (SSP).

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Group Income Protection

18 Jul 2018

Have you considered adding a group income protection plan to your employee benefits package?

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Equitable Life to transfer to Reliance Life

17 Jul 2018

The board of Equitable Life have recently agreed to transfer its business, and all of its policies to Reliance Life, a specialist European Life Assurance Group responsible for approximately £24bn of assets for its policyholders.

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