Australian Budget Summary: Changes to Superannuation Schemes

Posted by Paul Davies on 08/04/19 10:03 | Post topics Australian Superannuation

Australian Budget Summary

Australian Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, delivered his Budget on 2nd April 2019, where there were significant changes announced regarding Australian Superannuation schemes – the details of which are outlined below.

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I Live in Australia and Want to Transfer a Pension - What Are My Options?

Posted by Paul Davies on 05/09/18 10:59 | Post topics QROPS, QROPS Transfer

The way to transfer a pension to Australia from the UK is to transfer into a QROPS. Find out more about QROPS here and whether it is the right step for you

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

Posted by Paul Davies on 05/09/18 10:50 | Post topics Pensions, QROPS

If you are currently living in Australia there is no obligation to transfer your pension.

However, for many people there are clear advantages in transferring your pension scheme. A number of issues including taxation, currency fluctuations, local legislation and constantly changing pension rules mean that it can be beneficial to transfer your pension out of the UK into a QROPS.

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Posted by Paul Davies on 23/04/18 10:10 | Post topics QROPS

The UK’s leading experts in advising on UK pension transfers to Australia and New Zealand, bdhSterling Ltd, will be in attendance at two migration seminars focused on migrating to Australia and New Zealand, hosted by visa specialists The Emigration Group.

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Defined Benefit Pension Schemes – Latest ‘White Paper’

Posted by Paul Davies on 05/04/18 13:36 | Post topics The Pensions Regulator

There was some positive news for defined benefit (DB) pension scheme members with the release of the Department of Work and Pensions’ (DWPs) White Paper on 19th March 2018. In summary, the paper explains how the UK government intends to increase the protection for DB pension scheme members and seeks to make improvements to the DB regime.

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