I am a UK national who retired and emigrated to Canada in 2008. I became interested in the Canadian Alliance of British Pensioners (CABP) last year when I realised that when I start to receive my UK state pension it will be “frozen” at the first payment amount - I will not receive the annual indexation amount. Prior to retiring to Canada I spent my entire career in Information Technology (IT), working for many years in London and briefly abroad. I spent several years working for large international law firms being responsible for their various global accounting systems. Nigel Nelson is a contributor to the Olive Press, and is the Chairman of the non-profit International Consortium of British Pensioners (ICBP) – www.pensionjustice.org.
THERE are two pension issues (state pensions rather than occupational pensions) that I come across frequently when talking to people living in the EU about the implications that Brexit may have.
The first is Pensioner...
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