Retiring abroad can be a great experience – but the good times can also come with worries, particularly surrounding your pension and how it’s faring in today’s volatile marketplace. British pension rules are complicated and fast-changing, so it’s understandable those who live abroad can feel a bit ‘out of things.’ That’s where iExpats can help by delivering the latest headlines and key information explaining everything you need to know about claiming the State Pension from overseas and expat pensions. Our writers also look behind the scenes at the latest trends in lifestyle and living abroad – including detailed reports about Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS), QNUPS and SIPPS.


Expat Pension Changes

Two changes to UK law may have a major effect on those planning to live and work abroad – and some may have to postpone


QROPS List – January 15, 2013

The latest QROPS list from HM Revenue & Customs showed few surprises – with just a change of 10 Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes worldwide.

Pension Up

Pension Income Up

Pensioners income drawdown rates are going up – but many may have to wait a year or more to benefit from the extra cash. The

Beware Of QROPS Scams

There is a growing trend for ‘wealth managers’ to target people with dubious schemes to help people concerned over the future value of their pensions

Gibraltar QROPS – The Latest FAQ

After several years of uncertainty when Gibraltar’s financial community stopped offering Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS), providers have upped the number of pensions for

New QROPS Launch In Malta And Gibraltar

Wealth management firm Sovereign has announced the launch of a new Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) based in Malta. The firm is also offering

QROPS Tax Changes

QROPS Tax Changes

QROPS retirement savers and providers can relax at no major rule changes come from Chancellor George Osborne’s autumn statement 2013 after a major industry shake

Autumn Statement 2012: Pensions

Autumn Statement 2012: Pensions

The government has tinkered yet again with pensions for the wealthy by cutting rates and allowances. Hoping the details will slip by without too much