Archived Legal Articles from 2015

Financial Services

October

Pension Scams

13/10/15

Changes to pension rules have created new opportunities which the Government are calling "Pension Freedom". These changes have also created opportunities for financial fraudsters who have targeted a nationwide average of 9% of retired people according to a nationwide study by MetLife (1,006…

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July

Summer Budget 2015

29/07/15

Many of the measures contained in the Budget will have a significant impact, summarised below are the key implicaions to individuals. Inheritance Tax · An additional main residence Nil Rated Band is to be introduced with effect from April 2017. Buy To Lets ·…

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May

ISA Rule to benefit Spouses

22/05/15

New rules came into effect in April which grant people additional ISA allowances following the death of a spouse or civil partner. For deaths after the 3rd December 2014 the surviving spouse or civil partner will now receive the deceased's one-off ISA allowance. When a married or in a civil…

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March

Pension Changes 2015

26/03/15

The government are making a number of changes to the way you can access your pension from April 2015. Anyone with a 'defined contribution' pension will have more choice and flexibility from the age of 55, with freedom to take your pension to suit your own circumstances. Your options…

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20 Apr 2017

Financial Services

NEWS AND ARTICLES

State pension to start at age 70?

Having previously been ruled out, reductions in tax relief for pension contributions are once again being…

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