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Overseas pension transfers: the common issues and pitfalls of QROPS


Pension transfers to QROPS for UK expats and internationals have been possible since 2006, but they are not without issues and challenges.

Retirement UK

Planning your retirement in the UK


UK retirement offers a high standard of living and quality healthcare. Find what you need to plan your retirement in the UK, including the UK retirement age, pensions and UK retirement communities.

UK pension rules

Understanding the UK pension system for expats

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Our complete guide to the UK pension system explains UK pension rules for expats, including UK pension rates, pension age and contributions to help calculate your average UK pension.

Transferring a pension

Pension transfers for UK expats: how to make QROPS work for you


An overview of the options for UK pensioners moving abroad during retirement: leaving your pension in a UK plan, or transferring it into a Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS).

Pension planning

Portable retirement planning for expats: a solution


Expatica's financial expert Russell Hammond considers some of the issues and wider choices affecting expats in planning for their retirement abroad.

Portable retirement planning for expats: the challenges

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Expatica's financial expert Russell Hammond explores the current issues facing European portable retirement planning.

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