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Pension earmarking orders

Divorcees may need to take action to protect benefits following pension reforms An unintended consequence of the pension reforms is that any divorcee with a pension earmarking order may need to act fast to protect their benefits. Any earmarking order that provides the ex-spouse with a fixed percentage of the pension income in retirement should […]

Budget 2014

‘A Revolution for Pensions’ – the 2014 Budget

“no-one will have to buy an annuity“ The Chancellor radically changed pensions on the 19th March 2014.  There will be more freedom for those saving for retirement.  The result sent the shares of annuity companies plummeting. His word were ‘no-one will have to buy an annuity’ – this is possibly the biggest change to pensions in […]