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UK Government Suspends State Pension Triple Lock

The UK government announced on 7 September a suspension to the state pension triple lock for 2022/23. This means the new and basic state pension will increase by 2.5% or in line with inflation.   Under the triple lock rules, the state pension is increased by the higher of earnings growth, price inflation (being the […]

British Benevolent Society of California’s “MidSummer’s Eve Celebration”

Please join us for Florin Pension’s charitable partner, The British Benevolent Society of California’s “MidSummer’s Eve Celebration” taking place outdoors from 3-7pm at Historic Ark Row, Main Street, Tiburon, CA on Saturday 12 June 2021. Free to attend.  

Florin Pensions Co-Sponsors ‘Brits and Aussies in the Bay’ Live Webinar 2021

Calling all British and Australian Expats, new and seasoned! Join us on April 28th at 3:45pm to hear updates from our experts including our CEO, Emma Cockerton, on rules and regulations surrounding US immigration, international tax, UK and Aussie retirement plans and how to establish or improve your credit score in the US. Event details […]

UK’s LTA Frozen for Five Years

The UK Chancellor announced on 3 March a five-year freeze to increases in the UK’s Lifetime Allowance (LTA) limit, raising the risk of more retirement savers being caught by this tax. The UK’s LTA is the amount of savings you can take from your UK pension without facing a UK tax charge (which applies irrespective […]

GOVERNMENT PUBLISHES PLANS TO RAISE UK MINIMUM PENSION AGE TO 57 IN 2028

The UK government issued a consultation this month to increase the minimum pension age for occupational and personal pensions from 55 to 57 in 2028. This follows the UK government confirming these plans in 2020 and the UK coalition government announcing the same increase after a consultation back in 2014. The government believes that increasing […]