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Britevents Northwest: A Special Event Covering Tax, Immigration, and UK Pensions for Expats

15 January, 2020 5:30pm – 7:30pm The University Club of Portland 1225 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204 Whether you are new to the Pacific Northwest, or have been here a while, there are things you need to know to ensure success with your tax planning, immigration status and current and future finances. Navigating the […]

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Thomas Cook Collapse Creates Uncertainty for their UK Defined Benefit Pension Members

British tourists are not the only people left in the lurch with the recent collapse of iconic British travel agency Thomas Cook. Members of the company’s four UK defined benefit (DB) pension schemes are waiting to see how the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) will be able to protect the schemes’ 13,500 members. As reported in […]

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Is it RIP for RPI in the UK? Not Quite Yet…

The Retail Prices Index (RPI) and the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) are both indices that give a rate of inflation based on the prices of certain goods. However, they are calculated differently and economists generally agree that CPI is a more accurate measure of inflation. In 1996, the Office for National Statistics removed RPI’s status […]

What is a Frozen UK Pension and Do You Have One?

It is not uncommon for UK expatriates to see adverts telling them to “unfreeze” their UK pension. However, what does this mean and do you actually have a “frozen” pension? A frozen UK pension is usually referring to a pension with a former employer where no further contributions are being paid into it. Whilst people […]

BABC 2019 Brits in the Bay Offered Valuable Perspectives on Tax, Immigration and More

With a background in law and risk management, Emma Cockerton has a wealth of knowledge in financial planning for Brits living and working in America.