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Budget 2021. - 3rd March 2021

*Your Personal Allowance may be greater than £12,570 if you claim Marriage Allowance or you are eligible for the Blind Person’s Allowance.  Those earning more than [...]

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Budget commentary 2021. - 3rd March 2021

Despite the rumours, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, is keeping with the Conservative 2019 manifesto pledge not to raise the rates of income tax, VAT or national insurance.

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What NOT to do with your pension in 2021. - 11th February 2021

Latest figures from HMRC have revealed that 360,000 people withdrew from their defined contribution pensions throughout October, November and December 2020 which is a 10% increase on the same period last year.

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Pension scams rife almost one year on from when Covid-19 first struck. - 11th February 2021

These uncertain times are often seen as a window of opportunity for scammers looking to prey on vulnerable individuals, with a recent report by Action Fraud finding that pension scams had become one of the most common types of fraud to occur last year.

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Market Update – 10th February 2021. - 10th February 2021

Global equity markets continue to move higher given the potential reflation of the global economy – no doubt helped by the $1.9tr US fiscal stimulus package that is currently working its way through Congress, coupled with the better-than-expected company result session and the rapid rollout of coronavirus vaccines.

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Pension withdrawals continue to rise during the pandemic. - 1st February 2021

Jonathan Watts-Lay, Director, WEALTH at work, urges people to only withdraw from their pensions early as a last resort

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Those facing redundancy need support to make the most of their finances. - 28th January 2021

Latest reports from The Office for National Statistics have indicated that Covid-19 is continuing to drive job losses across the UK.

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New rules at retirement mean consumers need to look closely at what their pension provider is offering. - 18th January 2021

New pension rules will come into force from the 1 February 2021 for those approaching retirement under Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulation.

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Top 10 tips if you’re retiring in 2021. - 6th January 2021

Retirement plans for 2021 have changed for many due to the pandemic. Whilst some have decided to put their retirement on hold due to their savings taking a hit because of Covid-19, others are deciding to retire early after being discouraged about finding employment again when faced with redundancy.

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Season’s Greetings! - 18th December 2020

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all the best over the festive season and a prosperous New Year

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