Following HMRC and HM Treasury consultation
Access to Insurance Working Group
Five core functions
HM Treasury calling for evidence regarding pre-paid funeral plan market regulation and potential for customer detriment
Kirsty Cooper has been appointed as the insurance and pensions champion for the government's expanded dormant assets scheme
Instead of happening after Brexit, The Financial Guidance and Claims Bill will now happen before the end of the year
The Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) shelved until the outcome of the proposal for its application date is confirmed, HM Treasury has announced.
‘Time to seek advice’
Class 4 NICs to be 11% by 2019
With effect from 3 January 2018
Chancellor George Osborne has announced changes to the benefits system, including lowering the cap on benefits and changes to the Employment and Support Allowance.
The chancellor George Osborne has announced that the threshold for inheritance tax for a couple will rise to £1m.
Staff morale is the top concern for NHS trust finance directors and two thirds of hospitals are concerned about staying in budget, a report from The King's Fund has warned.
Leaked documents from the upcoming 2015 Budget have shown that the threshold for inheritance tax (IHT) is set to rise for the first time since 2009.
The Financial Inclusion Commission (FIC) has called for a minister for financial health to lead on financial inclusion and capability.
A Bill to allow mutuals and friendly societies to raise capital through issuing Deferred Shares passed its last stage in the House of Commons on Friday and is set to receive Royal Assent.
The Access to Work (AtW) programme is helping only a minority of the disabled people it could benefit the Work and Pensions Select Committee has warned.
An independent review of the Money Advice Service (MAS) will recommend it cuts more than half its staff and reduce its budget by as much as 38%, according to a report.
The Prudential Regulation Authority has published a consultation paper to introduce a accountability regime for insurance.
The Approved Persons Regime (APR) has been described as not fit for purpose in a Treasury Committee report.
Chancellor George Osborne has written to the chairman of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) criticising the regulator for its "damaging" behaviour in releasing details of its investigation into insurance policies before a formal announcement.
The Money Advice Service (MAS) has reported a steadily growing customer base in the last year, and said it had reached ten million contacts by the end of 2013.
AXA PPP has applauded the Government's announcement on extending tax exemption on employer-paid occupational health treatments and noted that it had clearly listened to the insurance industry.
The Liberal Democrats have vowed to close tax loopholes in limited partnership firms and for private equity investors, as part of the party's action to "tackle the remaining deficit fairly".