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The UK general elections and Brexit

Brexit negotiations should start as planned in spite of the UK general election result. Expatriates’ rights are expected to be protected and tackled early.

Protect your pensions from the lifetime allowance trap

Britons risk up to 55% taxation if pension funds go over the UK lifetime allowance – but expatriates can take steps to limit exposure.

What Brexit answers do we have post-election and one year on from the referendum?

After the UK election and one year on from the vote to leave, do we know how Brexit may affect taxation, currencies and pensions for expatriates?

From Brexit to Budget: Time to Spring into action?

What are the financial implications for British expatriates following the UK Spring Budget and Theresa May's triggering of Article 50?

Britons in France: Should you stay or should you go when it comes to UK pensions?

Among the key considerations for retired expatriates in France who are unsure what to with their UK pension is a new 25% tax on overseas transfers.

Retiring in the Balearics? Make sure your money lasts as long as you do

Taking the right steps now can help you stretch your retirement income to afford the lifestyle you want in Mallorca or Menorca for as long as you need.

Considering a QROPS? Don’t lose a quarter of your pension to the UK taxman

A new overseas pension transfer tax could see the UK taxman take a quarter of expatriates’ transferred funds. Those thinking of moving UK pensions need to know the new rules.

No surprises in UK Spring Budget other than a sting in the tail for pensions

Much of the 2017 UK Spring Budget confirmed pledges made in 2016’s Autumn Statement, but a new tax on overseas pension transfers was largely unexpected.

It’s the differences…

In our second case study highlighting the importance for British expatriates to take pensions advice designed for their circumstances in France, we look at how UK pension income is taxed.

What can expatriates in France do with their UK pension?

With so many options for pensions today, establishing the best path to a comfortable retirement is not easy. A good start for expatriates in France is getting answers to some key questions.

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