Posts Categorised: Pensions

Budget 2016

Small Business Highlights The 2016 Budget got underway against a backdrop of economic uncertainty and suggestions from many commentators that Chancellor George Osborne is facing a black hole in the public finances. It isn’t always easy to pull the facts from the rhetoric but here is Lewis Smith & Co’s list of Budget announcements that most… Read more »

Workplace pensions. Even for one employee

It’s The Final Countdown From today, June 1st 2015, employers with less than 30 employees will begin to be incorporated into the government workplace pension scheme in a process called automatic enrolment.

Pensions Auto Enrolment.

Act Now: The Best Propositions Are Going Fast You may have already received notification from the Pensions Regulator confirming your staging date for the commencement of Auto Enrolment Pensions in your business.  If you haven’t received one yet then it really is only a matter of time.

Company owners – unlock your pension pot

Lewis Smith & Co., working with one of our IFA (Independent Financial Adviser) partners, has identified an opportunity for business owners to unlock some of the value of their pension pot. Company owners can legitimately use their pension fund to make an investment in the business (by buying unlisted shares) or even into commercial property… Read more »