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Life after Brexit: what could happen if you work overseas - 30/03/17

The UK’s impending exit from the EU is likely to have far-reaching consequences on the lives and finances of British expats. From QROPS to visas, there are no guarantees of anything being the same post-Brexit. In this article, from Yahoo! Finance, Hannah Uttley explores the potential future for overseas workers. She highlights the vast number of UK citizens currently working and living abroad who may have their right to work restricted and how the value of British currency has become increasingly volatile since 2016’s EU referendum. Both QROPS and tax agreements are likely to be affected by the changes. bdhSterling director and QROPS expert Paul Davies points out that no firm decisions have been made yet and the issue of changes remains hazy. Read more

Money, Money, Money - April 2017

In the excitement of migrating to Australia from the UK, and having to deal with all the complications that come with it, it’s easy to forget something like transferring your pension to a QROPS. In this article, penned by bdhSterling director and QROPS expert Paul Davies, several important issues are discussed. These include the differences between the transferral of pensions depending on whether or not you are over the age of 55 and the amount of money you can legally transfer. This article originally appeared in the April 2017 issue of Australia and New Zealand magazine. Read more

Pensions, Brexit, Emigration – a tumultuous 2017 - 14/02/17

bdhSterling director and founder Paul Davies explains why sorting out their UK pension should not be bottom of the list when it comes to pre-emigration tasks for those looking to leave the UK. Read more

UK investigates overseas pension transfers in scam crackdown - 31/01/17

bdhSterling director and founder Paul Davies has spoken to International Adviser about the FCA'S move to tackle widespread investment fraud - and protect clients who are transferring pension savings overseas. Read more

A costly mistake: British expats neglecting pension planning - 27/01/17

bdhSterling director and founder Paul Davies explains why clients who are unprepared for an overseas retirement could feel the pinch. Read more

Emigration a big factor in 2017 business decisions - 04/01/17

bdhSterling director and founder Paul Davies discusses how emigration will affect businesses in 2017 amidst a very changing economic and political backdrop. Read more

Is your emigration plan Brexit-proof? - 15/12/16

bdhSterling director and founder Paul Davies writes why it is imperative to make sure to pay attention to your pension, if you're planning on emigrating post-Brexit.

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What happens to your pension when you emigrate - 28/10/16

Paul Davies, a bdhSterling Director provides his expert opinion on cross-border financial advice regarding the transfer of your UK pension. Read more

QROPS Changes Forecast Under New UK Pensions Minister - 12/05/2015

Paul Davies, Director at bdhSterling and Global QROPS provides his views on the appointment of Ros Altman as the UK's new pensions minister in a recent interview with the International Adviser. Read more

'Time running out for transfer of British pensions' - Sydney Morning Herald 11/02/15

John Collett, Sydney Morning Herald talks to bdhSterling Director and cross-border financial advice expert, Simon Harvey, about the rapidly approaching UK pension changes. Read more

Quest for QROPS - Money Marketing July 2014

Co-director Paul Davies says Qrops have huge potential and his company relishes the challenge of moving pensions across the globe Read more

Overseas pension transfer specialists, Global QROPS sponsor top triathlon age grouper - 27/06/14

Global QROPS has announced it is to sponsor UK based triathlete, Richard Westover. Read more

QROPS Industry Nervous After Budget - The Telegraph 01/04/14

Changes to pensions could spell troubled times ahead for QROPS providers and expat savers alike. Read more

QROPS industry reels from Budget pension changes - 24/03/14

Radical changes made by the UK Government last week lifting a number of tax restrictions on UK pensions have raised concerns in the QROPS industry. Read more

HMRC issues new guidance addressing ROSIIP issues - International Adviser 27/11/13

HM Revenue and Customs has today released new guidance on the transfer of pensions to schemes "included on the QROPS list", which addresses issues raised in the landmark ROSIIP case. Read more

No surprises in final QROPS rules but new clause a 'warning shot' to those flouting rules - 22/03/12

The new QROPS legislation was finally published by HM Revenue and Customs yesterday, after months of speculation since an initial draft was released in December last year. Read more

Home Thoughts from Abroad - The Sunday Telegraph Oct 2011

Changes to pensions could spell troubled times ahead for QROPS providers and expat savers alike. Read more

QROPS Transfers Will Come Down - Financial Times Adviser 14/04/11

Transfers into qualifying registered overseas pension schemes will fall as a result of pension changes, Billy Mackay, marketing director for AJ Bell has predicted. Read more

Quest for QROPS - Retirement Strategy Jul/Aug 2010

Co-director Paul Davies says QROPS have huge potential and his company relishes the challenge of moving pensions across the globe. Read more

Boon for British expat retirees - 07/05/10

Transferring a pension abroad is now an easier exercise for British expatriates thanks to the number of qualifying recognised overseas pension schemes (Qrops) on the market. Read more

Money Matters - Arrival Survival

Get your finances in order before moving Down Under, with these expert tips by Paul Davies. Read more