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The Budget – Becalmed in the middle of the lost decade!

This wasn’t really a budget about pensions and the usual scare stories about threats to pension saving proved groundless. It certainly didn’t do much for those in retirement. Continue reading

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Primavera for the pension playpen

This site will not be for pension people, it will be for people interested in pensions Continue reading

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Time to look at VAT on pension costs

OK – not the most exciting topic but it’s an important one! I’ve seen no discussion about VAT on pension fees and that’s troubles me as we put together our strategy to sort out the pension challenge facing the 1.2m … Continue reading

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Advice in the workplace is 20% cheaper

I’m grateful to Paul Taylor of McCarthy Taylor for an excellent article on the current VAT treatment on the provision of free standing versus product related advice. His point is that when advice is linked to a VAT exempt product, the product can be used … Continue reading

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