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Claiming Your UK State Pension From Overseas

If you are an expat about to retire and want to claim your state pension, you can still claim your pension by getting in...

QROPS List – November 15, 2018

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. HMRC QROPS List - By country Financial jurisdiction No of QROPS Australia 761 Austria 5 Barbados 1 Belgium 1 Bulgaria 3 Denmark 2 EU Institution 1 Finland 1 Germany 8 Gibraltar 30 Guernsey 57 Hong Kong 2 India 9 Ireland 63 Isle of...

Do Foreign Spouses Inherit Expat Pensions?

A question expats married to a foreign spouses often ask is if their partners will inherit their UK pensions should they die before them. Expats...

Judges Throw Out Pension Inflation Switch Bid

Judges have thrown out a plea from charity Barnardo’s to change the way cost of living increases are calculated for staff pensions. Barnardo’s was counting...

Pension Transfers On Hold After Equal Benefits Ruling

If you are planning to transfer retirement savings out of a final salary company pension, then you may be too late. Retirement savers who want...

Don’t Overlook Those Unforeseen Retirement Costs

How much money you will need for retirement is one of those imponderable questions that is almost impossible to answer. To calculate the right amount,...

Waspi Women Come Of Age As Pension Equality Rules Start

Women who are 65 years old on or after November 6, 2018 are the first who must wait until the same age as a...

Tax Shock On The Way For 1 In 4 Pension Savers

Not enough people understand pensions and will have a shock in retirement when they realise they will have to pay tax on their savings. More...

Pension Cold-Calling Ban Is A Little Closer

The ban on pensions cold calling to crack down on scammers is slowly moving forward. The government has published draft regulations aimed at stopping fraudsters...

QROPS List – November 1, 2018

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. HMRC QROPS List - By country Country No of QROPS Australia 754 Austria 5 Barbados 1 Belgium 1 Bulgaria 3 Denmark 2 EU Institution 1 Finland 1 Germany 8 Gibraltar 30 Guernsey 56 Hong Kong 2 India 9 Ireland 61 Isle of Man 348 Jersey 48 Kenya 2 Latvia 3 Liechtenstein 2 Luxembourg 2 Malta 38 Mauritius 2 Netherlands 30 New...

Financial Rescues Cost Lifeboat Service £150,000 A Day

The true cost of rogue pension advice has been revealed in data released by a consumer champion. Savers have lost millions of pounds to rip-off...

Budget 2018: Hammond Resists Raid On Pensions

Chancellor Phillip Hammond resisted the temptation to raid pensions to raise money for his spending spree in Budget 2018. In the lead up to the...

A Million Pensions Worked Out On Wrong Payment Data

Almost a million retirement savers will have to get by with wrongly calculated pension payments because the tax man has pulled the plug on...

Millennials Fall £395,000 Short In Pension Saving Target

Retirement savers are wildly off target when they set pension goals, according to a new survey. Half of savers aged between 25 and 40 years...

Shock Family Tax Bills For Ill Expats Gifting Unspent Pensions

Families of expats trapped in the UK’s wealth tax net could face a shock bill following a controversial court case. The Court of Appeal sided...

The Pension Savings Dilemma For Young Workers

The problem for most people on an average wage is they cannot afford to live now and put away enough money for retirement. Saving is...

Self-Employed Missing Out On £450,000 Pension Kitty

Millions of self-employed workers are missing out on retirement cash windfalls because they are not saving into a pension. They are left to fend for...

BT Wants To Ring Changes To Cut Pension Costs

Thousands of savers who have retirement funds with telecoms giant BT are sweating on a ruling from the Court of Appeal which could change...

Workers On The Move Lose Touch With £20 Billion Savings

A £20 billion cash mountain is piling because an ever-growing number of workers are losing touch with their retirement savings. Around 1.6 million missing savers...

Pension Transfers Bounce Back After Hitting 12 Month Low

Pension transfer values lost some ground during September, falling to the lowest level for a year. A drop in gilt yields was blamed for the...