NEWS

Summer 2015 Budget Announcements

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What are the main pension changes?   There are three main pension tax changes which the government will introduce from 6 April 2016 to partly help fund changes to the inheritance tax threshold. The main changes include:   The standard lifetime allowance is changing, (the limit… Read more »

Retirement flexibility

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Your Pension. Your Choice   Your retirement savings are exactly that, yours, and from April 2015 you will have the freedom to take your savings in a way that suits you. What this means for you will depend on whether you have savings in the… Read more »

Budget 2014: Rewriting the rules for pensions

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The March 2014 Budget caught most people by surprise in respect of the extent of the pension changes that were announced. The Government is proposing radical reforms to the way in which individuals can take their defined contribution (DC) benefits from April 2015. The Government… Read more »

Changes: Standard Life Managed Cash Pension Fund

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What is happening and why? Standard Life has recently reviewed all their money market and deposit-type funds in light of new guidelines which the Association of British Insurers (ABI) is introducing for these types of funds.   As a result of this review, Standard Life… Read more »