Victims of pensions scams could lose 22 years’ worth of savings within 24 hours, according to new analysis by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
These startling figures come as the FCA and TPR re-launch ScamSmart; a campaign supported by the AIA which aims to encourage people to protect a lifetime of savings.
When world leaders converge on New York City for the United Nations climate action Summit on 23 September the UN Secretary-General António Guterres will ask leaders from government, business and civil society to address the global climate emergency.
AIA has been working hard with government, other professional bodies and regulators in the UK and European Union since 2016 to explore how Brexit will effect members and - as importantly - their clients.
AIA is a proud partner of the Northern Powerhouse, which brings together 300 organisations with the shared goal of boosting the Northern economy by investing in skills, innovation, transport and culture.
Now that Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT is in effect, it’s easier to reflect on HMRC’s digitalisation initiative with clarity.
Where before certain parts of the legislation initially appeared unclear, today we’re able to identify the exact responsibilities of both clients and accountants. Whether that’s knowing how to move your accounts online or selecting bridging software to ensure compliance, all parties now have the resources to stay on the right side of the taxman come tax return deadlines.
Transparency is vital for a robust and healthy economy.
However, there is substantial evidence of companies registered with Companies House being used to facilitate money laundering through a combination of simple incorporation and inadequate due diligence.