Latest developments in QROPS legislation

Nothing seems to stand still in the world of UK pension legislation. The new flexible pension regime announced in the 2014 Budget has had a ‘knock-on’ effect on another area of the UK pension industry i.e. Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes otherwise known as QROPS. There are an estimated 5.5 million British people living overseas…. Read more »

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Pension changes in 2015 – Unintended consequences or a lack of foresight?

There’s nothing a politician loves more than to surprise the electorate with ‘good news’. We’ve become accustomed to so much bad financial press over the last few years that anything appearing to be good news tends to lift the spirits of grass-roots supporters and suppresses criticism from the opposition. Pension changes in 2015 The new… Read more »

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How to protect your investments

There are currently around 30,000 investment funds available globally that invest in a myriad of asset classes. However, since the financial crisis we have seen a new breed of fund launched onto the market. Many, if not all, claim to be the alternative to traditional investments and the answer to volatility, downside risk and market corrections…. Read more »

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Moving from the UK to France with Christopher Cooley

Today we are interviewing Christopher Cooley. In the summer of 2013, at age 27, he made the move from the South-West of England to Bordeaux in France. In this interview we’ve asked him what it is like to move from England to France, what others can learn from him and what his experiences have been… Read more »

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