The government has introduced new pension reforms that require all employers to enrol their staff into a qualifying workplace scheme if they are not already in one. Calvert Financial Solutions can help you make your business compliant , guiding you through every step in the process with a minimum of fuss and the best choices for your business and it’s employees.
Transfers out of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes, sometimes called final salary, should never be taken lightly since they always involve a range of guarantees that would be given up on transfer. In the right circumstances however it can still be advantageous and worthy of consideration.
Planning for your future retirement and managing the period of retirement has become increasingly important as the reliance on future state pension provision has become so much more uncertain. With increasing good health in our mature years, the longevity of retirement means there is now even greater pressure to ensure that there is a long-term income stream available to help you enjoy this life stage.
Protecting your wealth for future generations and mitigating future potential tax liabilities requires specialist financial advice, in what is a complex but vital aspect of good financial planning. Estate planning is not regulated by the FCA.
Due diligence for workplace pensions requires all businesses with schemes to make sure they are suitable for their staff. We can provide the expert advice to make sure you comply and are making the best choices for your business.
For business owners it is crucial to protect the business assets and especially it’s key people. We can provide you with expert advice on the most effective means of protecting your financial future and the long-term well being of your family should any difficult circumstances arise. This includes areas such as life assurance, income protection, and critical illness solutions.
Recent market conditions have seen a massive rise in transfer values that could mean an upturn in the number of people wanting to move out of defined benefit (DB) schemes, something that may be considered strange given their reputation as the gold standard. These once-common schemes promise to pay retirees an income related to their […]
In a recent report, it was announced 1 in 5 employers were now missing their staging date and therefore not complying with workplace pension regulations. In the first quarter of 2016, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) issued over 50 non-compliance Statutory Notices to individual employers every single working day for unpaid pension contributions alone. How can […]
Workplace pensions spotlight now firmly settled on small and micro businesses So far over 50,000 large and medium sized employers have completed the process and with 1.8m smaller employers still to go between now and 2018 the biggest challenge has yet to come. Despite having considerable in-house resources and being able to call on the […]
Pension planning suddenly became so easy, thanks! We had a huge concern regarding our existing arrangements and you were able guide us through an essential revamp and managed to improve our plans at the same time as reducing our monthly outgoingsPension advice client Gill of Inverness
Our aim was to make the most of our existing pension funds and we knew that they were not working effectively as they stood. We are grateful for the guidance CFS provided and feel happy now that our pensions are invested in funds that have a proven track record.Aberdeen Business Owner
The report you provided was of great value, I especially liked your explanations and comparisons of my existing funds. It was also of interest to see all the charges broken down and itemised – I had no idea there was such a vast rangeFinancial advice client Fraser of Inverness
Tom is a great listener, constantly checking his understanding of his client’s objectives, helping them to discover their true goals and ensuring his clients success with effective planning. I have always found Tom to be a very positive colleague to work with.Investment Manager, Quilter, Scott Peebles
I’ve known Tom for a long time – hard working, committed expert – trust him – he cares and delivers.Financial advice client, Mark Hodgson
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