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Economic forecast

The BABC 28th Annual Economic Forecast Luncheon

Florin Pensions is very much looking forward to the British American Business Council’s 28th Annual Economic Forecast Luncheon , which takes place at the City Club of San Francisco, on Wednesday, January 31st 2018. As ever, the BABC has organized an excellent line-up of business experts to discuss both local and global economic patterns. For […]

No Change to UK Pensions

No Changes to UK Pensions Announced in Autumn Budget

Dubbed the quietest budget for UK pensions in many years, to the relief of many in the pensions industry, the UK Chancellor announced no changes to UK pension’s legislation in the Autumn Budget on 22 November 2017. In the lead-up to the Autumn Statement, commentators had speculated whether the Chancellor would announce a lowering and/or […]

UK inflation

UK Inflation at Five Year High

Recently released data from the Bank of England puts UK inflation at a 5 year high of 3.0% in September 2017. With ongoing uncertainty around Brexit negotiations continuing to make headlines in the UK press, the main contributors to inflation growth include the price of food and recreational goods. This rise in inflation may spur […]

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Lifetime Allowance to Rise by CPI in April 2018

It was confirmed today by HM Treasury that the UK’s lifetime allowance will increase by the consumer prices index from April 2018. The lifetime allowance is the amount of savings you can take from all of your combined UK occupational and personal pension schemes without facing a UK tax charge (which applies irrespective of the […]

Keep State Pension Triple Lock

UK Government Agrees to Keep State Pension Triple Lock

It was announced on 26 June 2017 that as part of the agreement reached between the Conservatives and the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) that the state pension Triple Lock will now remain in place. The two parties reached an agreement which sees Theresa May stay on as prime minister in a minority government after failing […]