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Pension Death Benefits for Vulnerable Beneficiaries

Pension Death Benefits for Vulnerable Beneficiaries The pension freedoms that were introduced in April 2015 improved the death benefits...


Pension Death Benefits for Vulnerable Beneficiaries

Pension Death Benefits for Vulnerable Beneficiaries The pension freedoms that were introduced in April 2015 improved the death benefits...

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An increase to self-employed national insurance? Be careful what you wish for!

The Chancellor’s budget makes provision for a £360m cost for the abolition of Class 2 National Insurance Contributions (NICs)...


An increase to self-employed national insurance? Be careful what you wish for!

The Chancellor’s budget makes provision for a £360m cost for the abolition of Class 2 National Insurance Contributions (NICs)...

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Deferred payment agreements introduced by The Care Act 2014

Since April 2015, deferred payment agreements have been available from all councils across England that enables people to use...


Deferred payment agreements introduced by The Care Act 2014

Since April 2015, deferred payment agreements have been available from all councils across England that enables people to use...

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2016.04: April Economic Review

UK Highlights GDP growth 0.60% Quarter on Quarter growth 2015 Q4 CPI inflation has been recorded at 0.30% in...


2016.04: April Economic Review

UK Highlights GDP growth 0.60% Quarter on Quarter growth 2015 Q4 CPI inflation has been recorded at 0.30% in...

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What’s better, a workplace pension or a Lifetime ISA?

For most people, a workplace pension where an employer offers a matching contribution is likely to be better. There...


What’s better, a workplace pension or a Lifetime ISA?

For most people, a workplace pension where an employer offers a matching contribution is likely to be better. There...

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2016-17 Allowances at a glance

  Income Tax Allowances Personal allowance   £11,000 Dividend allowance   £5,000 Savings rate band   £5,000 Personal savings allowance   £1,000 (£500...


2016-17 Allowances at a glance

  Income Tax Allowances Personal allowance   £11,000 Dividend allowance   £5,000 Savings rate band   £5,000 Personal savings allowance   £1,000 (£500...

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The pensions lifetime allowance should be a target, not a limit

The Lifetime Allowance (LTA) is the most tax efficient sum that can be accrued in a pension pot without...


The pensions lifetime allowance should be a target, not a limit

The Lifetime Allowance (LTA) is the most tax efficient sum that can be accrued in a pension pot without...