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QROPS Transfers on the Rise
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 2016Read more
UK Budget Alert - New UK Pension Transfer to QROPS Tax Charge
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.Read more
Transferring Multiple Pensions: I have multiple pensions. Can I put them into one pot?
You may have built up multiple pensions during your working life, particularly if you have changed employer several times.Read more
Advice for UK Pension Transfers: Should You Transfer Your Pension?
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.Read more