When it comes to accessing your pension fund, there are number of rules and regulations to adhere to. These rules allow you to not just comply with taxation laws, but also ensure that you are able to withdraw funds without complication.
Recently the rules surrounding taking from funds for income have changed following the introduction of a no maximum or minimum withdrawal rule. Of course there are significant implications that will need to be considered and which can be discussed with your financial adviser. If you would like to know how much to take out of your pension fund and when, Jeremy Woodley explains here: https://youtu.be/oTJ1-96Ct7k