Posts Tagged ‘Pensions’

Government launches new, more radical consultation on NHS pension taxation

The Government has launched new pension proposals in a bid to diffuse the row over doctors being hit by additional tax bills. It supersedes Theresa May'...

NHS pension – doctors must understand implications of alternative cash rewards

Many higher earning NHS employees have been affected by changes to the amounts they can save, tax-free, into a pension. As a result, some trusts have no...

BMA urges new PM to overhaul pension tax rules following Sunday Times article

Government action on doctors’ pensions must include drastic overhaul of tax rules that are causing ‘grave threat’ to patients. That's the view of ...

NHS staff crisis deepens as 40% of GPs take early retirement or cut hours

Four in ten GPs have taken early retirement or slashed their hours because of a pensions crisis in the NHS. Campaigners warned last night the crisis is ...

“Pension consultation should include option to scrap the Tapering Annual Allowance”

Senior doctors are claiming the Government’s new consultation on NHS pensions is too little, too late – with many having faced large additional tax bil...

NHS starting to feel the effects of the NHS pensions taxation crisis

Evidence is growing that hospitals are suffering from the perverse pensions taxation being placed on consultants, with surgical waiting lists growing and m...

NHS Employers says seniors are retiring early and reducing hours over pension tax

Many senior doctors are struggling to find answers to their questions about pensions and the annual allowance. This a finding of an NHS Employers report...

Doctors will leave the NHS unless pension taxation is overhauled, government warned

The NHS is on the cusp of a major workforce crisis and that patients will suffer unless there is significant reform to pension taxation. These are the v...

Government to review NHS pension changes that have penalised senior doctors

The Government will review the NHS pension changes that have led to many senior doctors considering early retirement. The Department of Health and the C...

Senior hospital doctors face crippling tax bills as changes in pension regulations bite

Senior NHS consultants are facing excessive rates of taxation due to changes to rules on pension allowance. Introduced in 2016, the rule changes mean ma...

NHS must act to reduce early retirement of ageing doctors, report says

The NHS workforce is ageing and employers must do more to support older doctors, a new report claims. The make-up of the UK population is changing and 1...