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A contradiction in legislation?

Yesterday I downloaded and read through the DWP’s “Fuller Working Lives – A Framework for Action”, a document which aims to set out the case for retaining older workers in…

Pensions on parole?

I think we all knew it in our hearts, the newfound “freedom” of pensions (as announced by George Osborne in his Budget speech earlier this year) may not be quite…

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Booking now: “Messing about on the river”

With continual change to UK employment requirements, it’s a good time to plot a course for another fun and informative Jelf Employment event.  As usual, we will be fielding our…

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Pension pot follows member: But should it?

My recent article for the (rather good) Mindful Money website has just gone live, and I believe this to be one of my better efforts. The subject matter is the much discussed…

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Today’s the day!

The surprise announcement’s re retirement options in last week’s Budget speech start from today.  We are now in a transitory period of legislation, with much greater changes scheduled for April…

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Pensions: The world turned upside down

Earlier this year I wrote that pensions were becoming a major political issue (see the following link for details http://goo.gl/LcxE2j), yet even I was not expecting the subject to take…

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The 2014 Budget (2): Pensions – Exactly what did Osborne say?

Further to my earlier post on the huge pension changes announced by The Chancellor today, I thought it might be of use to our followers to see exactly what was said on this topic. …

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The 2014 Budget (1): Pension Changes Announced

Just listened to The Chancellor’s Budget speech – which ended with a completely unexpected, and seemingly massive, change to the pensions legislative landscape. The main principal seems to be a…