Author Archive Vijay Thakkar

Why should I transfer out of my final salary pension scheme?

As explained in previous blogs, sky-high transfer values have made moving out of final salary pension schemes increasingly attractive.

But there are many other important reasons for considering a transfer to a private pension. These fit into the four categories of control; extra tax-free cash; dependants … Read more

Reach for your dreams now with a final salary pension transfer

Transferring out of a final salary pension scheme has allowed many of our clients to start fulfilling their dreams and ambitions immediately, without delay. Transferring means they can start taking an income or lump sum from age 55, and don’t have to wait until their scheme retirement age, which is usually 6… Read more

British Steel probe highlights need for quality advice on final salary transfers

The plight of thousands of British Steel pension scheme members highlights two key reasons for the rocketing popularity of final salary transfers – control and certainty.

Following a deal to help keep the company solvent, 130,000 scheme members were given a choice of moving their benefits to the Pension Pr… Read more

A defined benefit pension transfer could bring the gift of future inheritance for your family this Christmas

A final salary pension transfer could bring very good tidings for you and your kin this Yuletide. It could allow you to protect your loved ones by leaving them a potentially large capital sum that would otherwise disappear when you die. With current high transfer values, opting out of your final salary scheme co… Read more