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14/02/2019

If you’re covering updated estimates on the cost of uprating frozen state pensions released by the Department for Work and Pensions please see the following comment from Jon Greer, head of retirement policy at Quilter.

14/02/2019

If you are covering the latest Trust use statistics from HMRC, please see the following commentary from Rachael Griffin, tax and financial planning expert at Quilter:

07/02/2019

If you are covering the Delegated Legislation Committee’s decision to approve the introduction of an increased tiered probate fee structure by nine votes to eight today, please see the following quote from Rachael Griffin tax and financial planning expert at Quilter:

17/01/2019

If you are covering today’s discussion paper from the OTS  exploring whether tax simplification will still be needed as technology advances or the MoJ announcement that the probate process will now be available to be completed online, please see the following comments from Rachael Griffin, tax and financial planning expert at Quilter:

15/01/2019

If you are covering the news that Matt Hancock is in discussions with the Treasury about changing GP pension tax rules please see the following comment from Ian Browne, pensions expert at Quilter:

18/12/2018

If you are covering the DWP’s paper on the new ways to stimulate retirement saving among Britain’s 4.8 million self-employed, please see the following comment from Jon Greer, head of retirement policy at Quilter:

17/12/2018

If you are covering the Government’s Good Work plan in which it announces it will publish a paper on ways to boost pension saving among the self-employed ‘this winter’, please see the following comment from Jon Greer, head of retirement policy at Quilter:

12/12/2018

If you are covering the ONS statistics released today about the changing healthy life expectancies for men and women and their impact that these have on the state pension age, please see the following comment from Ian Browne, pension expert at Quilter:

04/12/2018

If you are covering the FCA’s release about the results of its Scamsmart awareness campaign, please see the following comment from Jon Greer, head of retirement policy at Quilter:

28/11/2018

The government, concerned about the outdated nature of trust taxation, has launched a wide-sweeping review aimed at ensuring trust taxation is simply, transparent and fair. 

26/11/2018

If you are covering the Ipsos MORI evaluation of the Pension Wise service released today, please see the following comment from Jon Greer, head of retirement policy at Quilter:

22/11/2018

If you’re covering the first report from the Office of Tax Simplification’s review into inheritance tax, which is due to be released in the next 24-hours, please see the following comment from Rachael Griffin, tax and financial planning expert at Quilter:

07/11/2018

If you’re covering the launch of the consultation on trust taxation please see the following comment from Rachael Griffin, tax and financial planning expert at Quilter.

07/11/2018

Today the Supreme Court ruled the trustees of Barnardo’s pension scheme are not allowed to change the measure of inflation used for pension payments. If you’re covering the issue please see the following comment from Jon Greer, head of retirement policy at Quilter: 

05/11/2018

This evening the Ministry of Justice announced they are continuing to pursue a banded structure for probate fees. While they’ve ensured fees will never be more than 0.5% of the value of the estate a £500k estate will pay over 10 times more at £2,500, while an estate over £2m could pay up to 3,771% more.  

05/11/2018

Old Mutual Wealth, part of Quilter, will now be able to consider customers looking for life cover who have both heart disease, or cerebrovascular disease (e.g. stroke) and diabetes, a combination the industry typically flatly declines. 

02/11/2018

If you’re covering the latest figures from HMRC on flexible payments from pensions please see the following comment from Ian Browne, pensions expert at Quilter. 

31/10/2018

If you are covering the latest pension flexibility statistics contained in the Pension schemes newsletter 104, which reveal that in Q3 2018 over £38m has been repaid due to HMRC over-taxation, bringing the total amount overtaxed since pension freedoms to £372m, please see the following comment from Ian Browne, pensions expert at Quilter.

30/10/2018

Figures from the Office of National Statistics reveal trends in intergenerational transfers. Rachael Griffin, tax and financial planning expert at Quilter comments on how IHT policy, which encourages wealth to be transferred on death, needs a rethink. 

29/10/2018

If you are covering today's UK Budget Statement please see the below comments from our spokespeople. 

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