29 April 2015
Paying the price for DIY withdrawals
A recent court case has highlighted the importance of seeking advice before accessing savings. And as many pension savers contemplate the new pension freedoms, it acts as a stark reminder of the potential tax disasters that can lie in wait for DIYers.
27 April 2015
Offshore bonds get £5k tax free savings boost
Offshore bonds have been given a double tax boost. Changes to how savings income is taxed will mean a greater number of offshore bond savers will pay no tax on their bond gains.
21 April 2015
Important news about the ISA and Savings Scheme
Standard Life is no longer able to provide the Standard Life Savings Investment ISA and Savings Scheme. From 29 May 2015, existing clients will be transferred to Alliance Trust Savings Limited.
20 April 2015
Executive Pension Plan closure to new members
In 2006, Standard Life made the decision to close Executive Pension Plan (EPP) to new schemes. A further decision has now been made that means as of 5 April 2015 we will no longer accept new members to these existing schemes.
15 April 2015
Calculating tax applied to lump sum payments and processing trades online
Find out more about the application and calculation of tax applied to lump sum payments and how to process trades online before instructing withdrawals.
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