The crack down on cold-calling intensifies

The crack down on cold-calling continues to intensify. The Pensions Regulator (tPR) in collaboration with the police, recently carried out a number of investigations into pension schemes that it su ... Read More

TPAS transfers all pension disputes to TPO

It has been confirmed that the Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) will be moving its dispute resolution function to the Pensions Ombudsman (TPO) with effect from 1 April 2018. Under the cu ... Read More

Recognising the value of your pension

According to a recent report from the Office for National Statistics the number of millionaires in Britain has increased by a third as a result of increasing pension wealth. It is reported that sin ... Read More

Rising inflation helps pensioners

In September last year, the 12-month rate for CPI inflation reached 3% for the first time since April 2012. Pensioners will therefore see their State Pension increase significantly this year. ... Read More

Scottish Income Tax – New rates

The Scottish Government has confirmed that with effect from 6 April 2018 it will be introducing two new income tax bands whilst also increasing the top rate of income tax for high earners. ... Read More

New Pension Minister announced following the latest cabinet reshuffle

Esther McVey, MP for Tatton in Cheshire becomes the fifth Work and Pensions Secretary to be appointed in less than three years. Esther replaces David Gauke, who after only a short term in office, now ... Read More