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  • 22 Jun 2020

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    Correction and apologies

    On 12 March we published an article announcing that for the 2020/2021 tax year, your pension will increase by 1.7%, effective from 6 April 2020.
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  • 04 Jun 2020

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    Support for pension savers

    A new guide, “COVID-19 and your pension” has been published, to equip pension savers with the knowledge and support they need to make informed decisions about their pension.
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  • 29 May 2020

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    Your new Review newsletter is here

    Your latest Review newsletter is now available online for members who are currently paying into the Railways Pension Scheme.
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  • 14 May 2020

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    Insight newsletter available online now

    The 2020 issue of the Insight newsletter for active and preserved members of the IWDC Section of the RPS is available online now.
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  • 20 Apr 2020

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    Watch out for Extra!

    Your Extra newsletter for 2020 has arrived.
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  • 20 Apr 2020

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    Penfriend Spring issue 2020 out now!

    Our pensioner newsletter is available online today.
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  • 14 Apr 2020

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    Tax relief – your secret helper

    Nobody likes paying tax – that’s for sure. But, did you know you get tax relief on your pension contributions which helps you save more?
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  • 06 Apr 2020

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    Changes to the Annual Allowance and Lifetime Allowance for 2020/21

    The Lifetime Allowance (LTA) has increased to £1,073,100, whilst the income threshold for the Tapered Annual Allowance (TAA) has jumped to £200,000 from 6 April 2020.
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  • 12 Mar 2020

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    Your 2020 pension increase

    For the 2020/2021 tax year, your pension will increase by up to 1.7% if your pension is in payment or you are a preserved member. The increase will be effective from 6 April 2020.
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  • 12 Mar 2020

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    Budget 2020 – key points for pensions

    Following on from the general election, the new government’s first Budget took place on 11 March 2020.
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  • 02 Mar 2020

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    Start your pension planning early

    Whether you're 20-something or have a few more years to account for, pension planning can seem a bit daunting.
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  • 04 Feb 2020

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    The latest issue of Review is here!

    The Review newsletter is now available online for members who are currently paying into the Railways Pension Scheme.
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