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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 – 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...

More Delays For Expats As HMRC Misses QROPS Deadline

Expats waiting to switch cash into an offshore QROPS pension will have to wait a little longer as HM Revenue & Customs misses a...

QROPS In Limbo As HMRC Suspends List Again

HMRC has confirmed that the QROPS List is suspended until June 5. The list was last suspended in April due to offshore pension rule changes...

Where To Find Advice About Spending Pension Cash

Most of us need help with the complicated rules that govern how and when to draw money from a pension and finding the right...

QROPS Break EU Rules, Says Ex-HMRC Lawyer

A former HMRC lawyer claims QROPS offshore pensions for expats may break EU laws – and have done so for nearly a decade. Robert Waterson,...

QROPS List – May 15, 2017

The latest official listing shows more QROPS offshore pensions for British expats are missing. The USA has also lost QROPS status again. The States has had...

QROPS Uncertainty May Impact Millions Of Expats

Pension planning rules should offer certainty for expats – but Brexit and sudden QROPS tax changes are doing anything but that. The risk is the...

Switching Expat Savings To An Overseas Pension

If you have UK pension savings and are planning to become an expat, you can transfer your money to an overseas pension for easier...

Pensions And Retirement For Expats

Moving overseas does impact on your retirement savings depending on how your pensions are structured and your status as an expat. Despite freedoms in the...