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Tax Year End Planning: Pensions

The new tax rules are due from 6 April, but there is still plenty to consider before then following a transitional year on the pension front

A Mixed Year for Equity Markets

There were mixed results from the world’s main share markets in 2014, with the US coming up trumps.

1 in 100 – Inflation still falling

Inflation has reached a 12 year low, creating an interesting backdrop for investment 2015 and could mean interest rates remain low for a little longer.

The pensioner bonds with market leading rates

The long-awaited terms for these bonds have been announced

A Few Dates for your Calendar

The first half of 2015 promises to be an interesting and potentially volatile time for investors.

Pension changes become Law

The Taxation of Pensions Bill received Royal Assent just before Parliament upped sticks for the festive season.

Explaining the Single-Tier State Pension

The Department for Work and Pensions has just launched a new campaign to explain the new single-tier state pension.

The Inter-Generational Pension Plan

The government has amended the Taxation of Pensions Bill, paving the way for inheritable pensions.

Interest Rate Rises Back On Hold

The bank of England’s latest Quarterly Inflation Report (QIR) suggests an interest rate rise will not now occur until well after the General Election.

Refinancing Old Burdens

The Chancellor is paying off some very old government debt