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UK Private and Occupational Pensions, Pension Transfers and other issues

Would some of you financial whizz-kids be kind enough to give an old lady an opinion on whether the UK£ and the US$ are going to continue their dramatic slide against the Swiss franc, or whether you see some glimmer of hope on the horizon for an improvement.
My husband, a Swiss, retired from his multi-national company over 25 years ago, and wanted to return to his own country after a career spent living all over the world, which seemed perfectly reasonable at the time.
Our pensions are all in pounds and dollars and it is becoming increasingly difficult to make ends meet, living in la belle suisse.
The UK£ has gone from Sfr.4.50 to 1.35 now.
My husband is too old and frail to face a move to the UK
We are now at the stage of selling off our assets and, after disposing of things which didn't mean too much to us, we now have to face selling stuff we love just to live.
We could hold off for another year or so if things look like improving.
Not of course, any comparison to the situation of the poor devils in the horn of Africa, but difficult for an old couple nonetheless.
I'm just looking for educated guesses and promise not to hold you to them.
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