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Ozzyshambles might have delivered a winner -guest blog from Ralph Frank.

The 2016 Budget has not gone down as George Osborne’s finest hour, thus far.  However, among the resignations, U-turns and widespread grumbling, there has been (at least) one positive development.  The announcement in the Budget that the Government will ensure … Continue reading

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The late-pain robbery! (why pensions are still for the chop)

It’s been two weeks since the Treasury announced no change on pension tax-relief and everybody’s happy nowadays. The forestalling jamboree that had seen SIPP provider AJ Bell estimate £1.5bn flowing into wealth preservation schemes (sorry SIPPs) has been de-railed. We … Continue reading

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What is salary sacrifice and why’s it under threat?

If you read Jo Cumbo’s piece on possible changes to pensions tax relief in the FT yesterday, you’ll have seen references to the abolition of pension salary sacrifice. Pension Salary Sacrifice is quite legal and both the DWP and HMRC … Continue reading

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Making sense of the Budget’s Pension Changes

Everyone knows that the changes in the taxation of pensions announced in the budget and now working their way into law – are going to make a big difference. But just how will they affect you and what can you … Continue reading

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