Are Pension Funds Safe?

Are Pension Funds Safe?

Your pension is likely to be one of your most valuable assets and therefore it’s vitally important to ask, are pension funds safe?  When I say safe I don’t mean in terms of investment performance risk, I mean, what happens if your pension provider was to go bust? ...
Why You May Have Multiple Pension Pots In Drawdown

Why You May Have Multiple Pension Pots In Drawdown

Are you drawing an income from your pension and found you now have multiple pension pots?  If you have a personal pension and have made use of the flexible drawdown features launched on ‘Pension Freedoms Day’ in April 2015 you may find that your pension has been split...
The £800m Higher Rate Tax Relief Scandal

The £800m Higher Rate Tax Relief Scandal

According to research carried out by PensionBee, around 81% of taxpayers eligible to claim higher rate tax relief through their Self-Assessment tax returns are failing to do so.   It is also estimated that around 54% of additional rate taxpayers are also failing to...
Contributing To A Pension After Retirement

Contributing To A Pension After Retirement

Contributing to a pension after retirement is still perfectly possible and in fact could be very prudent in terms of your overall planning.  Reducing work or stopping work all together is likely to restrict the amounts you can save so it’s important you are aware of...