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While there can be few fund managers who haven’t got to grips with Annex IV reporting in the UK, it’s not the case of ‘do once, submit everywhere’ when it comes to filing quarterly, half-yearly and annual Annex IV returns across various authorities across the EU.
As processes and systems become ever more complex, thinking beyond simple ICAAP documentation and employing a scenario-based mindset can help to mitigate a range of operational risks.
How can firms be sure the processes and policies they have in place can mitigate against liquidity risks? We report on work the FCA has been doing in this area to outline best practice.
With changes to payroll legislation introducing new rules, employers should pay attention to five
key areas, including Employment Allowance increases, an end to COSR pension schemes, and the
introduction of the National Living Wage
The Committee of Public Accounts (CPC) has reviewed HMRC's performance in tackling tax fraud. Having considered both written and witness evidence from senior HMRC personnel, the CPC has expressed its opinion that HMRC is not doing enough to tackle tax fraud.
The living wage currently exists in two guises – the ‘national’ version and the ‘independent’ version. As you would expect, they differ quite significantly for those on the receiving end. What exactly are the main differences?
Much has been written and said about the impending EU referendum, and no doubt more will follow over the next few months. We have been asked by a number of clients about the implications for HR in the event of a Brexit.
Is it simply a new and exciting HR buzz phrase which will eventually fade over time? Or is it something worth taking note of? And if so, what does it really boil down to?
In a world that is becoming smaller as a result of globalisation, the task of managing employees all over the world should be common practice. But as this cautionary tale demonstrates, it can be all too easy to lose track.