Thoughts
September 9, 2020

Doctors to be compensated for pensions discrimination – what does the consultation mean?

Doctors who moved to the 2015 NHS Pension Scheme will be compensated under new proposals to remove the age discrimination judged to have arisen by the Court of Appeal. When…
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Thoughts
September 9, 2020

New rules relaxing pensions tax could still mean harsh bills

Despite the easing of pensions savings tax rules earlier this year, some doctors may mistakenly…
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Thoughts
September 9, 2020

Deadline to pay pension tax charges extended once more

Doctors facing large tax bills caused by breaching strict annual pension savings limits in 2018/19…
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Thoughts
September 9, 2020

What is the impact of the Big Five on the long-term investor?

Investors love good stories. In recent years, many of these stories have centred around innovations…
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Thoughts
December 4, 2019

NHS to pay doctors’ pension tax

Doctors caught out by changes to pension contribution limits will have their tax paid for them by the NHS – for the current tax year only. The emergency measure will…
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Thoughts
December 4, 2019

Record treasury tax yield from pension savers

Doctors are among thousands of pension savers who have generated record payments to the taxman…
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Thoughts
December 4, 2019

Taking a pragmatic approach will lead to a better investment experience

Persistently skilled fund managers are a very rare commodity, difficult to identify in advance and…
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Thoughts
September 17, 2019

Flexible NHS pensions? How to manage the complexity ahead

When the tapered annual allowance was introduced in 2016 we knew that it would significantly affect the tax position of every middle to senior consultant in the NHS. This year…
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Thoughts
September 17, 2019

Timing isn’t everything. Why political dramas are not a basis for investment success

Over the course of a summer, it is not unusual for the stock market to…
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