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Sipps & Ssas

Latest News

Sep 30, 2014

Standard Life Sipp clients face further compensation delay

Compensation scheme is still unable to pay out as discussions with HMRC over tax consequences continue.

Sep 22, 2014

Xafinity actively seeking Sipp deals

Provider in acquisitive mood after hiring development manager and lowering administration fees.

Sep 17, 2014

FNZ and Hornbuckle launch Sipp portal

The new portal is aimed for launch to selected clients of Hornbuckle this year.

Sep 10, 2014

Hornbuckle overhauls property offering amid complaints

Specialist property consultant will assume the administration activities for all Hornbuckle properties.

Sep 10, 2014

Chase de Vere Sipp and Ssas book is sold off

The firm’s Ssas business will break the £4bn assets under administration as a result of the deal.

From Your Industry| Sep 09, 2014

Adviser in dispute with Hornbuckle over ‘wasted time’ fees

Firm issued an invoice for £3,740, which it claims equates to an average hourly fee of £129.

Analysis & Opinion
‘Death tax’ cut masks pensions-induced penury

Ashley WassallonAnnuities| Sep 30, 2014

‘Death tax’ cut masks pensions-induced penury

The UK will spend £114bn on pensions this year, meaning it will make up more than two-thirds of all benefit spend.

Sipps: All change

From Special Report: Self-Invested Pensions - September 2014| Sep 26, 2014

Sipps: All change

It has been a busy few months for Sipps with capital adequacy requirements announced. Charlotte Richards looks at the market and what is still to...

The regulatory pendulum

From Special Report: Self-Invested Pensions - September 2014| Sep 26, 2014

The regulatory pendulum

Is there a need to rethink Sipp regulation? Robert Graves discusses the evolving regulatory landscape.

Staying flexible in retirement

From Special Report: Self-Invested Pensions - September 2014| Sep 26, 2014

Staying flexible in retirement

Greg Kingston looks at how Sipps will need to adapt in order to prepare for new pension rules in April 2015.

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Pension Liberation

Any scheme which offers money from a pension fund before minimum pension age should ring alarm bells.

Special Reports

Self-Invested Personal Pensions - October 2014

This October’s Money Management Sipp survey

FTAdviser Blog

Advisers must stand up and say ‘no’... to providers

Week in Brief: Scottish referendum panic and relief, advisers demanding wasted time fees and poor pension service.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Sipp Charges

Charges can be taken in a number of ways by a Sipp operator but recently advisers have been up in arms about exit fees.

Special Reports

Self-Invested Pensions - May 2014

Sipps have been one of the big success stories of financial services.

FTAdviser Blog

‘Yes’ votes, Sipp properties and unintended consequences

At the more obscure end of the debate, provider raises question of non-standard asset status for Scottish property.

FTAdviser Blog

Five things I learned from FCA Sipps cap ad paper

The £100bn Sipp market gets confirmation of updates to capital adequacy requirements and allowed assets.

Recent Articles
  1. Self-Invested Personal Pensions - October 2014
    From Our Publications| Sep 26, 2014

    Self-Invested Personal Pensions - October 2014

    This October’s Money Management Sipp survey

  2. Evaluating risk
    From Special Report: Self-Invested Pensions - September 2014| Sep 26, 2014

    Evaluating risk

    After the regulator’s capital adequacy announcement, Martin Tilley looks at due diligence of Sipp assets and the treatment of investments.

  3. Advisers must stand up and say ‘no’... to providers
    FTAdviser Blog| Sep 19, 2014

    Advisers must stand up and say ‘no’... to providers

    Week in Brief: Scottish referendum panic and relief, advisers demanding wasted time fees and poor pension service.

  4. ‘Yes’ votes, Sipp properties and unintended consequences
    FTAdviser Blog| Sep 16, 2014

    ‘Yes’ votes, Sipp properties and unintended consequences

    At the more obscure end of the debate, provider raises question of non-standard asset status for Scottish property.

  5. Guide to Pension Liberation
    From Training| Sep 10, 2014

    Guide to Pension Liberation

    Any scheme which offers money from a pension fund before minimum pension age should ring alarm bells.

  6. Sep 10, 2014

    FSC unveils Sipps bridging facility

    Launch pad

  7. Rules of capital requirements
    Sep 10, 2014

    Rules of capital requirements

    Despite advance notice of a change to the original proposals, the FCA has not come forth with the expected radical alterations to policy

  8. Panel alert over ‘toxic’ pension products set for launch
    Personal Pensions| Sep 01, 2014

    Panel alert over ‘toxic’ pension products set for launch

    Consumer panel concerned over drawdown proliferation and rush to self-invested pensions.

  9. Capita in Arch Cru redress payment mistake
    Aug 29, 2014

    Capita in Arch Cru redress payment mistake

    Letter sent to Sipp investors advising them of tax implications of blunder.

  10. Warning of boom in unregulated pensions
    Aug 29, 2014

    Warning of boom in unregulated pensions

    Sipps firms warn of need for level playing field with overseas pensions and self-administered schemes.

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