A-DAY

AcronymDefinition
A-DAYAssault Day
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"Marvel's Avengers begins at A-Day, where Captain America, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Widow, and Thor are unveiling a hi-tech Avengers Headquarters in San Francisco -- including the reveal of their own helicarrier powered by an experimental energy source," the explanation of the teaser released by Marvel's Avengers on YouTube read.
There was also reference to tax charges of 55 per cent that would be applied to an individual's pension fund whose benefits were in excess of the Life Time Allowance (LTA) that at A-Day was pounds 1.5 million.
First-half individual sales of DIY pensions, known as selfinvested personal pensions (SIPPs) - highly popular after A-Day widened the scope of allowable investments - were down 19%, to pounds 2.1bn.
Collins Stewart insurance analyst Tim Young dismissed the group's strong sales figures as being merely down to the A-Day overhaul of the UK's pension market.
We estimate 95% of people have made no changes to their arrangements post A-Day."
The other advantage is the freedom to take 25% of the fund as a tax-free lump sum on retirement, and that entitlement will cover all private pensions after 'A-Day'.
At the time of A-Day, Iraq possessed over 70 radar SAMs, the majority of which were unlocated inside and outside the Super MEZ.
But Mr Pickersgill does not accept that A-Day was ever an unqualified success.
Friends Provident, Prudential and Legal & General have already reported strong sales for 2006, helped by A-Day, when the Government simplified pension rules.
At the beginning of 2006 the industrial property market was very active, especially in the run-up to April 6 (A-day) which culminated in the Government's overhauling of the Personal Pension Schemes.
Also in the region, 65% of partners in professional practice are only vaguely aware of the Government's new pension rules scheduled to take effect from April 6, 2006, also known as A-day.
The seminar will explain how 'A-Day' - April 6 , 2006, when new pension legislation comes in - will affect companies.