Stephen McPhillips assesses if mixed-use property can be bought through self-invested pension schemes
Gareth James reflects on the difference between regret and disappointment and warns drawdown investment pathways could be an experiment the FCA comes to regret...
The big news for most people from the mini-Budget wasn’t that they can get £10 off their Monday burger and chips, writes Laura Suter, but instead that they can save thousands if they move house. Here, she explores what effects the temporary stamp duty cut could have on buyers and the wider housing market.
The options for overhauling pensions tax relief outlined in the government’s call for evidence earlier this week may still be too complex to be workable, according to pension experts.
The government has admitted it has never provided a “straightforward and proportionate” solution to the challenges in the current pensions tax relief system in an official call for evidence on the topic.
Almost all (95%) investigations presented to The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO) were completed without needing a determination, following changes to simplify the complaints process.
Michael Ambery argues that AE faces a potential key fork in its journey, with the government missing a prime opportunity with its coronavirus Kick Start Scheme, and employers need to step up instead.
Pensions Ombudsman Anthony Arter has raised concerns about the increase in pension scam activity during the coronavirus pandemic in a virtual meeting with the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC).
Earlier this week, Neil MacGillivray took a view on what taxes may be implemented to subsidise the government's recent surge in Covid-19 spending but, after Wednesday's summer economic update from the Chancellor, the tax expert says Rishi Sunak is still all "give, give, give"...
Bosses who bring back furloughed staff and keep them on the payroll until January next year will get a bonus of £1,000 per employee, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has said.