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The Lies We Tell

Technical Club October 2019 – The Lies We Tell

Technical Club October 2019 – The Lies We Tell Our final technical club event of 2019 takes place on the 30th October. Sometimes the worst lies are the ones we tell ourselves. We all like to think that we’re rational, that we make good decisions, that we weigh up all the options. But are we […]

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Employers! Your workplace pensions are changing

April 2019 sees the third and final increase in contributions planned for your employee’s workplace pension scheme. From this date the minimum contribution required for a workplace pension will increase to 8%. As an employer your new minimum contribution will be least 3%. Some employers choose to pay more. The employee will have to make […]

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Employees! Your workplace pension is changing

April 2019 sees the third and final increase in contributions planned for your workplace pension. From this date the minimum contribution required for a workplace pension will increase to 8%. Your employer will have to contribute at least 3%. (Some employers choose to pay more) You will have to make up the difference, normally 5%. […]

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Technical Club March 2019 – Brexit!

Technical Club March 2019 – Brexit! Our first technical club event of 2019 takes place on the 21st March. Brexit is almost here (or is it?). What are the risks? What are the opportunities? We are delighted to invite you to our Brexit Special – 1 ½ hours free CPD, key note speakers, free parking, […]

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Pensions are for the self-employed too!

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) wants to increase pension savings among self-employed workers. Since it was launched seven years ago, pension automatic enrolment has been a great success with almost 10 million people joining a workplace pension arrangement to date. Take-up rates have been much higher than some pundits had forecast – the […]

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New auto enrolment changes are on the horizon

Early in December 2018, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) published the thresholds that will apply to automatic enrolment pension contributions with effect from April 2019 (subject to final approval from the Secretary of State). The three key changes to be aware of are: The Earnings Threshold This is the trigger level of earnings […]

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What our clients say about us

In this blog post http://www.bbifp.com/2018/12/28/ten-years-of-feedback/ , we discussed the data from a decade of client feedback forms. We are extremely pleased with the results of our ongoing surveys and will do our best to maintain these standards. What we were not able to do there was show all the wonderful comments we have received over […]

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Ten years of feedback

We’ve just updated our process for collecting client feedback (read more about this here), and it was while updating this that we realised we have been asking clients to fill in our post-sale questionnaires for ten years. Our very first form was issued on 26th October 2009….and has not yet been returned. Plenty of others […]

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We’ve updated our client feedback form

Feedback from our clients is a valuable and important part of our relationship. Clearly we only ever want to hear good things, but the bad is important too. We’re not perfect, although we try to be. For ten years we have been sending these forms in the post with policy documents and over the last […]

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