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Govt moves towards flat rate on pension tax relief

The Treasury has moved away from a radical move that would see pensions taxed like Isas in favour of the industry’s favoured flat rate of relief. Chancellor George Osborne is believed to be designing a “hybrid” model with a flat rate set between 25 and 33 per cent, the Financial Times reports. A consultation launched […]

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DWP to consult on overseas pension blockage

The Government plans to act to help thousands of expatriates who are struggling to access their final salary pensions eight months after the launch of the pension freedoms. Money Marketing understands the Department for Work and Pensions is to launch a consultation to address concerns that people living abroad with UK pensions are having difficulty in […]

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Smarter Business Innovators: Informed Choice’s Martin Bamford

  What sets your business apart from its peers? We are different from a lot of our peers by virtue of being family owned and managed, but it is our self-awareness that really allows us to stand out from the crowd. We know exactly what we do, who we enjoy working with and where we […]

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Nest plans partial withdrawals and bulk transfer restrictions

Nest is consulting on plans to allow members to take partial cash withdrawals from their pot as part of a raft of changes at the Government-backed pension scheme. The pension freedoms introduced a new ‘uncrystallised funds pension lump sum’ withdrawal option which allows savers to take chunks of money from their fund, including tax-free cash, […]

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