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Capita Oak

Pension Sharing Order for a QROPS

Pension Sharing Order for a QROPS Pension sharing order for QROPS is becoming increasingly common. Although at first, they can seem complicated to sort out, there is a simple process that can be followed to facilitate the court requirements. To start with let’s break down the overall position and terminology used. QROPS – What exactly is it? […]

British long-term expats

Expats’ rights after Brexit (Via The Guardian)

Lisa O’Carroll reports on British nationals grilling the British ambassador in France (12 April). We had a similar meeting in Estonia last year. Although the atmosphere was a little less hostile than the French meeting appears to have been, the same themes emerged: the ambassador and officials had few answers to our questions, and all of us […]

Frankfurt

Brexit Winners & Losers – Brexit Frankfurt

Brexit Frankfurt With a little less than a year to go before the UK formally leaves the EU, it is still very difficult to predict with any certainty, what Brexit will look like and who the eventual winners & losers may be. There are, however, some areas that in recent months have become a little […]

720 Modelo pension

What impact does the 720 Modelo have on my pension?

720 Modelo and my pension Before answering ‘what impact does the 720 Modelo have on my pension’ we are best off breaking it down. Many of our clients know about the 720 Modelo but are unsure the exact details and associated implications. So…… What is the 720 Modelo? Brought in under new legislation in 2012 […]

Generali Vision

The Generali Vision Scandal – How Unhappy are you?

The Generali Vision… Your Offshore Pension Plan. Your Offshore ISA. The key to your education planning. Thousands and thousands of these policies have been sold to expats in the last decade or so, and if managed correctly (we cannot emphasise strongly enough how important the help of quality financial advice is in this regard) they can […]

British Airways Pension Scheme

NAPS – New Airways Pension Scheme

Do you hold a British Airways pension? If you are part of the BA pension scheme then it is likely you have recently received a letter from NAPS – New Airways Pension Scheme. The message from the NAPS Trustee will have informed you of. “The closure of the NAPS – New Airways Pension Scheme to […]

BBC pension scheme

Do you hold a BBC pension scheme?

Do you hold a BBC pension scheme? We have recently been contacted by a number of clients who have received details of their defined benefits BBC pension scheme and the options available to them. The letter from the BBC states you have 2 options. Option 1: Claim your full BBC pension. This means the full defined […]

QROPS Complaints

Have you been missold a QROPS? QROPS Complaints!

QROPS Complaints Have you been mis-sold a QROPS? Are you currently in a Maltese or Gilbrator QROPS but don’t know why and are now locked in with expensive annual management charges and penalties for leaving your current investments. Unfortunately here at Harrison Brook, we receive numerous QROPS complaints from more and more clients who have unnecessarily been […]

Financial advice for expats in Mumbai

Financial advice for expats in Mumbai

Financial advice for expats in Mumbai It has recently been reported that Mumbai’s expats are the world’s highest paid according to an HSBC survey. With high earnings brings the need for financial advice for expats in Mumbai. We receive numerous inquiries regarding what options are available to an expat in Mumbai to get their money working […]