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Enhancing your pension – The strategic use of tax relief

The recent surge in pension tax relief, exceeding £50 billion for the first time, marks a significant opportunity for savers to enhance their retirement funds. This £14 billion increase over five years highlights the importance of strategic pension contributions and the effective use of tax reliefs. Boosting contributions In the 2022-23 tax year, taxpayers received […]

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Government launches consultation into the merging of pension pots

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced a consultation on workplace pensions in November’s Autumn Statement, focusing on allowing workers the flexibility to choose their own pension schemes, rather than being limited to their employer’s choice. This approach aims to address the issue of multiple small pension pots accumulated by employees who change jobs frequently. The ‘pot for […]

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Brace for impact! The state pension age may rise again

The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has recently proposed a significant change to the UK’s pension landscape. They suggest that the state pension age should rise to 75 by 2035, up from the current age of 66. This proposal comes amid concerns about the UK’s ageing population and the increasing Old Age Dependency Ratio (OADR), […]

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A quick guide to safeguarding your wealth from inflation

The current financial landscape presents a conundrum for those looking to safeguard and grow their personal wealth. Despite interest rates reaching their highest levels since 2007, the value of cash savings in the UK has been eroded by inflation. As of July 2023, the nation’s cash savings have dipped to £1.95 trillion, a £5 billion […]

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