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Pensions

10 Mar

A Reminder of the Personal Allowance Trap

The tax rate applied to the first £12,500 of income earnt in a tax year is 0%. This is what is known as the personal…

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19 Jan

Unclaimed Higher and Additional Rate Tax Relief on Pension Contributions

Many employed people misunderstand how pension contributions into their workplace pension scheme are made on their behalf. This can often mean that higher and additional…

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25 Sep

The Tapered Annual Allowance – Can You Escape It?

The Spring Budget 2020 increased the annual allowance income limits, taking many high earners out of the tapered annual allowance. The new limits explained Every…

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23 Jan

Three Reasons to Review the Contents of your Company Pension

The latest statistics into auto-enrolment have shown that pension saving is on the up, with figures from 2019 showing that over 10 million individuals are…

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07 Nov

New Report Highlights Retirement Styles and Their Cost

A new report has revealed the amount of money individuals and couples will need in order to access different styles of retirement. The Retirement Living…

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29 Aug

Saving for Retirement – Are you Doing Enough?

A recent report by pensions provider Scottish Widows has found that more people than ever are saving for a comfortable retirement. Scottish Widows 15th annual Retirement…

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12 Aug

42% of Pension Savers at Risk of Falling Victim to Pension Scams

New research suggests that 42% of pension savers, which would equate to over five million people across the UK, could be at risk of falling…

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01 Oct

Nine Things you Need to Know about Buying a Commercial Property With a Pension

We recently blogged on the relative advantages of property and pensions as investment strategies. As part of the article, we looked at commercial property and…

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03 Jul

Mind the Gap – Pension Planning for the Self-Employed and Micro Business Owner

Auto-enrolment seems to be working.  According to figures recently released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the proportion of employees contributing to a company…

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19 Feb

Focus On: Pension Nominations

By now, we’re all fairly well versed on the various flexibilities associated with ‘pension freedom’ legislation. Pensions now have the potential to be an extremely…

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29 Mar

Reasons to Pay into Your Pension Before 6 April 2017 – Part 2

Last week we looked at 5 reasons to consider paying into your pension for in the current tax year before the clock ‘resets’ on 6…

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22 Mar

Reasons to Pay Into Your Pension Before 6 April 2017 – Part 1

The end of the current tax year is looming meaning you only have a limited time left to make arrangements to pay into your pension…

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