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Pension Row Doctors Stop Working Extra Shifts

Doctors are refusing to work extra shifts to reduce hospital waiting lists in the UK because the over time is triggering extra pension tax...
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Come Clean About Stealth Taxes, Urges Think-Tank

Successive Chancellors of the Exchequer have stealthily increased tax rates for hundreds of thousands of high earners by freezing, a think-tank study has revealed. Economists...

Young Adults Trapped In A Money Spiral They Can’t Escape

It seems most of us feel unfulfilled financially and despair they will never have enough spare money to spend how they like. This despondent thought...

Portugal: enchanting wealthy retired expatriates

When the financial crisis in 2010 knocked Portugal’s economy, hundreds of thousands of its populace fled making the most of the EU’s...

One In Three Over 50s Have No Retirement Savings

Nearly a third of the over 50s are looking forward to a miserable retirement because they have less than £1,000 in the bank or...

Women Only Save A Fraction Of Men’s Pension Cash

Retirement saving for women is falling well short of the sums men have set aside at the same age, says a new report. A 65-year-old...

Company Pensions Edging Back Into Black

As the pension schemes of top companies turn the corner and start to edge back into the black, a new worry is gripping financial...

Company Pension Black Hole Shrinks By £250 Billion In Six Months

The pension black holes of thousands of companies have closed by £250 billion in just six months. Figures from accountancy giant PwC show the deficit...

Chance Of Decent Pension Transfer Advice Is Only 50:50

Retirement savers taking advice about switching out of a final salary pension have a 50% chance of receiving suitable advice, according to financial watchdogs. After...

Hammond Set To Axe Pension Relief In Budget 2017

Chancellor Phillip Hammond only has pensions to look to as he needs to raise billions of pounds to ease government spending problems in his...

SIPP And SSAS Pension Complaints On The Rise

Complaints made to the financial ombudsman about pensions soared last year – but fell well short of moans about personal loans and banking. Personal pension...

Living Longer Is A Demographic Time Bomb Waiting To Explode

People living longer is a huge problem for governments and health services across the developed world. As diet and medicine improves, more people are reaching...

City Watchdogs Slam Value Of Active Fund Managers

Active fund managers are not worth the extra fees they charge for supposedly picking shares that will add value for investors. In fact, says City...

New Rules Complicate QROPS Transfers For Expats

British expats with retirement savings wrapped in the Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) need to review their financial plans. Over 100,000 expats have switched...

Fake News Flood Distorts Financial Thinking

Fears that fake news distorts the integrity of retirement advice and concerns that even the Bank of England does not feel economic forecasts are...

Isle Of Man Wants To Offer QROPS Pension Freedoms

Isle of Man Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) are set to offer British expats pension freedoms in line with onshore schemes later this...

QROPS Tax Overhaul Underway

Big changes are on the way for Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) following Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Autumn Statement 2016 promise to align the...

£1 Billion Bonanza For New Zealand QROPS

Expats and international workers have switched almost £1 billion of retirement savings in the UK to New Zealand QROPS since March 2013. The money has...

Autumn Statement 2016 – Personal Tax Changes

Chancellor Philip Hammond has promised to live up to the personal tax promises made in earlier budgets. The Tories pledged to raise personal allowances and...

QROPS Tax Changes On The Way For British Expats

British expats can expect the eligibility rules for Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) to tighten following Chancellor Philip Hammond’s 2016 Autumn Statement. Hidden as...