How long does it take to transfer a pension?

Posted by Paul Davies on 12/04/17 12:28 | Post topics Pensions, Personal Finances, QROPS

If you decide to transfer your UK pension to a QROPS, how long is it likely to take? That question is one that is frequently asked.

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QROPS Transfers on the Rise

Posted by Paul Davies on 13/03/17 08:45 | Post topics Pensions, QROPS

The number of UK pensions being transferred to Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) are increasing, with a total value of £1.5 billion worth of transfers executed between April 2015 and April 2016

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UK Budget Alert - New UK Pension Transfer to QROPS Tax Charge

Posted by Paul Davies on 09/03/17 16:38 | Post topics Australia, United Kingdom, Pensions, QROPS

British expats wanting to transfer their UK private pensions abroad could be hit with a 25% tax charge, as a result of changes announced by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) in the UK Budget 2017 yesterday.

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Transferring Multiple Pensions: I have multiple pensions. Can I put them into one pot?

Posted by Paul Davies on 20/02/17 08:30 | Post topics Pensions

You may have built up multiple pensions during your working life, particularly if you have changed employer several times.

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Advice for UK Pension Transfers: Should You Transfer Your Pension?

Posted by Paul Davies on 06/02/17 08:30 | Post topics Pensions, QROPS

If you are thinking of moving, working, or retiring abroad then there is no obligation to transfer your pension. In some circumstances, for example, if you are part of a final salary scheme, it may be advantageous to have your pension paid out of a UK scheme, particularly if the benefits are guaranteed. If you are going to work abroad and then return to the UK, you may not wish to make any changes to your pension arrangements.

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