Tax savings and more

The new tax year saw a range of updated allowances, including the Marriage Allowance which has been around since 2015.   The Marriage Allowance enables  you to transfer part of…read more →

Pension news round up

UK pensioners are falling below the poverty line because of the low level of state pension. An OECD report in December 2017 said old age poverty in the UK was…read more →

Robots to the rescue…

We seem to be having the same pension headlines in the news again and again;   "Millions will have to wait longer to get their state pension".  The original plan…read more →

The Child Benefit Trap & Pensions

A major government review, lead by John Cridland (former director general of the CBI), looking into the long term viability of the state pension has recommended that the state pension age…read more →

Dividend income in the firing line!

Firstly, thanks to those eagle-eyed readers who have pointed out that the deposit limit for banks and building societies has recently changed (again!).  Unfortunately, this happened between writing the  last…read more →