High earners take a hit to pensions

Mackay, Annabel
November 2010
People Management;11/11/2010, p34
The article focuses on the plan of the government of Great Britain to reduce the annual allowance for tax-free pension benefits from 255,000 to 50,000 pounds from April 6, 2011.


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