Tag Archives: Pensions

The 2016 Budget in a Nutshell

George Osborne recently delivered the annual budget, revealing how the financial landscape is going to change for the people of the UK in the near future. Some of the key…

Government to crackdown on Pension Charges

The fees’ currently imposed on pensions will be capped, the governments has promised under new proposals.  In addition, the governments announced its intentions to ban companies from imposing “consultancy charges”…

Pension Reform Law Changes Working Age

One of David Cameron’s biggest concerns if the sustainability of the state pension. As citizens tend to live older, the chancellor is starting to fear that the nation’s pension fund…

Changes to Annuities Could Increase Pensions by 20%

The Association for British Insurers has recently proposed a number of changes to the way annuity providers would go about paying claims. If these new reforms are implemented, citizens nearing…

Government Plans Ban on Pension Regulations

Pensions minister Steve Webb remains concerned about protecting employee pensions throughout the country. Webb feels the existence of many regulations are a threat to the well-being of employees and the institutions they…

Pensioners in Debt Crisis

According to recent reports in one area of the UK, pensioners are feeling the pinch as the recession takes hold with credit problems a real concern for many of them….

Land Rover to create 1,000 jobs in the West Midlands

At long last some good news on the job front from prestigious British brands. Jaguar and Land Rover are showing the way forward with employment and export’s. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-12983188 These companies…

‘Worse off Wednesday’ starts a year that will cost households,2.3 billion pounds

Well today is Wednesday worse Wednesday, black Wednesday call it what you will. A lot of people will call it by a name which is unprintable, why? Because today’s the…

Budget 2011: Winter fuel payment blow for pensioners

For pensioners the winter fuel allowance was a life saver,now along with everything else the ConningLib government are cutting it back,but lets not despair there index linked savings will be…

North Sea gas companies could get millions of pounds of tax breaks (Part 2)

Well that didn’t last long did it George? In part 1 I wrote that you were looking out for the British public by making the oil cartels pay tax now…