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Property Vs Pension

When it comes to saving money for retirement, the number of people who prefer property to pensions is on the rise. Property has had some massive growth over the years, and UK house prices ha ... Read More

The high court has ruled that women are not entitled to compensation for state pension age changes

Campaigners have lost a significant legal battle against the Government’s handling of the rise in women’s state pension age. They argued the changes were discriminating against women, but ... Read More

What does 2019 have in store for Pensions?

>State Pension The state Pension is set to rise in April by around £4.25 a week or £220 a year. The full State Pension will now be worth £168.60 a week rising from £164.35 a week – above ... Read More

What lies ahead for pensions in 2019?

>Workplace pension contributions to rise From April 2019, under auto-enrolment rules, the minimum contributions into a workplace pension will increase as follows:Employee contribu ... Read More

Five fold increase in people seeking information about pension scams

Following an awareness campaign in the summer by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Pensions Regulator (TPR) there has been a huge increase in people visiting the FCA’s ScamSmart website, ... Read More

Massive increase in tax charges from those exceeding the Annual and Lifetime Allowances

Recent figures published by Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have shown that the level of money paid in tax charges by individuals exceeding either the Annual or Lifetime Allowances have signifi ... Read More