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QROPS – Caveat Emptor!

20th June 2018

Since April 2015, with the lowest interest rates in history, pensions have become a lot more interesting for all. The current excitement is around Defined Benefit transfers and QROPS, or more recently, ROPS. Acronyms are generally a succinct way to summarise a concept, and there appears to be no... read more

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The Practical Implications of Brexit

7th June 2017

On 28th May the Brussels British Community Association (BBCA), in conjunction with British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium, held a session on the Practical Implications of Brexit. Session Overview The Ambassador, HE Alison Rose spoke on the issue of security and gave a UK Government (pre-election) update. Also, other... read more

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British Chamber of Commerce Expat Financial Affairs

21st October 2016

On Wednesday October 19th The Fry Group Brussels Office co-sponsored (together with BNP Paribas) the British Chamber of Commerce Expat Financial Affairs event which offers essential advice in English on managing your finances as an expat in Belgium. Pauline Curran and Katie Boag-Thomson both gave presentations. Pauline presented our... read more

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British Chamber of Commerce Event

2nd March 2016

Ed Read Cutting, Director of The Fry Group’s Brussels office, gave a presentation to members and guests at the British Chamber of Commerce event on 24th February 2016. The presentation explored pension options for those who are self-employed in Belgium. The wide ranging presentation covered the current demographics and... read more

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Upcoming Events

27th January 2016

The Fry Group Belgium is delighted to announce its programme of events for the early part of 2016. These offer a means of education through informative presentations covering a variety of issues. Whatever your situation we hope you find something of interest.  Please click here for more information. read more

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Pensions Tax Abolished

1st October 2014

Pensions Tax Abolished The 55 per cent pensions tax charge, levied on pension funds passed on after death is to be abolished, following a statement by George Osborne on 29th September 2014. The change will take effect from the beginning of the new tax year in April 2015. Currently,... read more

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Demystifying Pensions

8th April 2014

Demystifying Pensions On 10 April at 18:00 the British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium will host a presentation on demystifying pensions in Belgium and the financial decisons you need to make between now and retirement. Caroline Huys from the National Office of Pensions will be joined by Fulcra Managing Director... read more

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