Tag Archives: Pension Freedom

Pension Freedoms take off…

Let’s start with a quote taken directly from the HM Treasury press release on the 28th July 2016: “new HMRC figures show more and more people are taking advantage of…

Helping your most valuable asset to manage theirs

Most of us would agree that pensions were complicated enough before April 2015 but since the Pension Freedom changes came into effect it’s got a whole lot worse. No one…

The freedom to be confused…

We are now less than a week from the start of the new Pension Freedom’s announced by George Osborne in the 2014 Budget Speech, and I think it unlikely that…

Pension Wise – now taking calls…

Those with decent length memories will recall that in the 2014 Budget Statement George Osborne announced the new (and entirely unexpected) Pension Freedoms.  These new rules come fully into force in…

Pension Freedom: Wish you were here?

Out there lies a warm ocean of desert islands, sun, sand and palm trees, where individuals can choose how and when to tax efficiently access their pension fund and realise…

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What price (more) freedoms?

George Osborne will make his last budget speech of the current parliamentary term this week, and the early media briefings suggests that pensions will again feature heavily in that statement.  So what are we…

(Another) Downhill Stroll

A report published this morning by the CIPD (CIPD Employee Outlook March 2015) provides yet more interesting data to the changing landscape of retirement planning.  It should be remembered that we are in a…