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News
May 12, 2019

Should I quit the NHS pension scheme?

The recent media storm over pensions taxation and in particular, the tapered annual allowance, has led to confusion over the best course of action to take. This will vary for…
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Thoughts
May 12, 2019

Do you understand the ‘taper’?

Doctors falling foul of harsh pension savings limits are facing average tax bills of £29,635…
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News
May 12, 2019

Costs really do matter – why high charges can impact your investment returns

Human beings are poorly wired to be good investors. We have many deep-seated biases and…
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News
October 9, 2018

Have you requested your annual statement from the NHS?

Now is the time to actively request your pension statement from the NHS Pensions Agency if you have not already received it. The ‘annual allowance’ limits the amount of tax-free…
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News
October 9, 2018

Are you set to add to the taxman’s record yield?

The HMRC tax revenue from individuals breaching limits on yearly pensions’ savings has been announced…
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Thoughts
May 11, 2018

How can you survive inevitable market falls?

Investors have experienced very strong investment markets since the Credit Crisis a decade ago. Some may have forgotten, or never experienced, the pain – and even fear – that such…
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News
May 10, 2018

Will the NHS pension pay your tax charge?

If you owe tax on your on your pension contributions caused by breaching harsh new…
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Thoughts
April 20, 2018

Look away from the screen

As doctors we might prescribe a healthy dose of TLC to cure all kinds of ills but too much attention in other areas is not always advantageous. Take houseplants, for…
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News
February 19, 2018

Guest Blog: Conducting the Doctors’ Orchestra

Vascular surgeon Stephen Brearley has doubled as an amateur musician since childhood, playing the violin and piano and later conducting both in Cambridge and at the Middlesex Hospital, where he…
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News
December 18, 2017

Do you know your own personal annual allowance limit?

The annual allowance limits the amount you can contribute to your pension while still receiving tax relief to £40,000 per year. However, should you have ‘adjusted income’ over £150,000 you will…
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News
December 18, 2017

Can you confidently calculate your pension growth for the year?

The calculations for your annual allowance are important and will have an impact on the…
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Thoughts
December 18, 2017

Surprise increase in Lifetime Allowance – have you checked your position?

The chancellor Philip Hammond used his first autumn Budget to give some good news for…
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