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Labour To Raid Pensions To Pay For New Jobs

Labour’s first official election policy will be to plunder the pension pots of Britain’s wealthiest retirement savers to underwrite the costs of guaranteed jobs...

Budget 2014: Juggling Tax Cuts And Small Pensions

Chancellor George Osborne will have to play his cards very carefully when laying out his hand for Budget 2014. While Prime Minister David Cameron and...

Solar Panels Better Than A Pension, Says Minister

As soggy, and windy Britain buckles under the weight of yet more storms, the best pensions advice from a minister is to invest in...

FATCA Protests Hot Up With Online Petition Protest

The Republican protest to repeal the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is spreading worldwide with the launch of a protest petition on social...

EU Law To Make Families Reveal Private Finances

Expats are among millions of Britons who may have to provide confidential financial information held by trusts on a public register if a proposed...

Any Party Backing Expat Pensioners Could Win Votes

British pensioners have voiced support for any political party willing to unfreeze frozen state pensions for expats in a new survey. The results suggest that...

30,000 Expat Voters Could Help Decide Next Election

Expats can really make a difference in British politics if they register to vote in elections. The Electoral Commission is running a global campaign to...

Small pot pension worries are a concern for savers

Scattered pension pots are making financial planning a difficult task for thousands of savers. New research reveals that more than half of workers have at...

No Tax Giveaways In Osborne’s Autumn Statement

Chancellor George Osborne made clear from the start of his autumn statement that any tax changes were ‘fiscally neutral’. That means no new money is...

Expat Winners And Losers As State Pension Changes

British expats entitled to a state pension can expect a whole raft of changes to take place following Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Budget Statement...

Stop State Pensions For Wealthy, Urges Think-Tank

Wealthy pensioners should not pick up the state pension by right but face a means-test to see if they really need the money, says...

Britain’s Big Earners Squeezed To Pay More Tax

The UK’s biggest earners pay 30% of all income tax but only take home 10% of all earnings, according to the latest research. The figures show...

How the price of crude affects investors

Brent crude prices could soar to $160 a barrel if the US or other nations step in to prolonged military operations against the Syrian...

US Fed Backs Off Tapering With New Bond Purchases

The US Federal Reserve has allayed fears that financial support for the economy is about to be withdrawn by confirming more rounds of bond...

Best Cities In The World To Live Revealed

Melbourne, Australia, has hit the top spot as the world’s most liveable city three years in a row, according to the 2013 Economist Intelligence...

British Expat Voters Urged To Sign Up For Elections

A new voting campaign is about to go live online to attract British expats back into UK politics. After successive disappointing local and national election...

Checking Out The Chinese Numbers

Everyone knows the famous quote about lies and statistics, but trying to prove some economic data has a basis in truth is a real...

QROPS Notification Rules

All Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) schemes will have to notify HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) of their status every five years, according...

US Can’t Keep FATCA Promises, Claim Opponents

Campaigners lobbying against the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) are leveraging claims that American financial firms are not up to providing tax...

HMRC Suspends 432 QROPS

More than 430 Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) have disappeared from the latest HM Revenue and Customs list of recognised pensions. So far, no...