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There’s not much occupational about an occupational pension

The decision of the High Court to overturn the Pension Ombudsman’s ruling that Ms Hughes could take benefits into an occupational pension scheme set up expressly to invest in overseas property may have wider ramifications than outlined in my recent … Continue reading

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The forgotten victims of commission

While the arguments about the abolition of commission for auto-enrolment pensions (from April 2016) are clear-cut, the fate of policies which aren’t used for auto-enrolment – isn’t. This is particularly the case for commission based occupational pension schemes. This week, … Continue reading

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Pension transfers – are they worth it?

Britain is in great need of advice on transfers between one pension and another. This doesn’t just mean transfers from defined benefit schemes to defined contribution schemes, it means support in transferring pot to pot transfers for DC arrangements. Unless … Continue reading

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What do I do with my defined benefit pension?

  Many people have defined benefit rights (commonly called “frozen pensions”). Some people continue to build up defined benefit pension rights, most are in Government backed schemes. A large number of people are enjoying pensions from theses defined benefit schemes. … Continue reading

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