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The list below is a collection of articles that refer to, mention or discuss Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes or QROPS

QROPS List – October 10, 2017

The special relationship between the USA and QROPS pensions for British expats and Americans with UK pension savings is back on. The USA rejoined the...

Riddle Of The Disappearing QROPS List

The British tax authority is warning expats who switch onshore UK pensions to a QROPS to check the provider receiving their money qualifies as...

Yawning Pension Gap Still £460 billion Despite Improvement

Retirement savers with money in defined benefit pension schemes run by their employers have seen improving deficits stand still. Britain’s final salary workplace pensions still...

QROPS List – October 1, 2017

Expat retirement savers have seen 16 QROPS pensions added to the official HMRC listing over the past two weeks, while four have been removed. Six...

So, You Want To Transfer You Pension To A QROPS

Switching retirement savings to an offshore QROPS is a straightforward process, proving you follow some simple rules. But with all things official, the devil is...

Expats Face Brexit Pensions Blow If Talks Fail

Expats paid retirement income from a UK pension may see their cash lifeline cut off if Prime Minister Theresa May fails to thrash out...

QROPS List – September 15, 2017

The net number of QROPS offshore pensions for expats has risen by 38 in the past two weeks. HMRC says 40 new pensions have opened,...

Workers To Wait Longer To Access Private Pensions

The government may be hatching plans to raise the minimum age for retirement savers to access their cash as the state pension age rises. Pension...

QROPS List – August 15, 2017

Sweden has rejoined the list of financial centres offering QROPS pensions for expats after losing the status in April. The Nordea Pension Plan has relisted...

QROPS Transfers Slow But Cash Values Hit New High

The number of QROPS offshore pension transfers for expats are slowing, but the average amount of money retirement savers switched overseas reached a new...

QROPS List – August 1, 2017

QROPS offshore pensions are still opening at the rate of one a day despite media reports suggesting the market is stalling. The latest list of...

QROPS Are Not Dead – Just Evolving

QROPS pensions are not dead and buried following recent tax and rule changes, they are just evolving and a lot of the hype about...

QROPS List – July 15, 2017

The QROPS market seems to have shrugged off recent compliance changes set in motion by the British tax man. The latest official list of offshore...

Expat IFA deVere Rethinks Euro Vision

Changing tax rules for expat offshore pensions have led to  a change of tack for one of the world's leading independent financial advice firms. deVere...

QROPS List – July 1, 2017

Australia’s charge to the top of the table for offering the most QROPS pensions to expats as another nine schemes have opened in the...

QROPS List – June 22, 2017

HM Revenue & Customs has amended the June QROPS List for the fourth time in three weeks by removing a Guernsey QROPS offshore pension. Delisting...

Watchdog Slams £30,000 Pension Advice Rule AS ‘Market Failure’

Rules that ensure any retirement saver must take professional advice if they are looking for a  direct benefit pension transfer of a fund worth...

QROPS List – June 15, 2017

After a flurry of compliance and tax changes in recent weeks, the QROPS market seems to have stabilised. After some uncertainty, 422 offshore pensions have...

HMRC Revises Latest QROPS List

Expats and their adviser can be forgiven wondering how they can keep up with the rules about transferring their pensions to offshore QROPS as...

QROPS List – June 6, 2017

HM Revenue & Customs has published the June QROPS update at last – two days later than promised. Although retirement savers and QROPS professionals feared...