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From Investments| Nov 19, 2014

James Hay sees 133% surge in platform assets

Platform assets under administration pass £16bn in the third quarter.

From Investments| Nov 17, 2014

Scottish residential property fund targets advisers

Fund available through Sipps, Isas and Junior Isas with a minimum investment of £1,000.

Personal Pensions| Nov 14, 2014

10 things you need to know from this week’s news

Here we round up the 10 issues advisers should be aware from the week in news.

Personal Pensions| Nov 10, 2014

Drawdown risk comes into focus as pot sizes fall

Number of contracts surged more than 70 per cent in second quarter but pot size fell.

Nov 10, 2014

Platform launches ‘low cost’ Sipp

Plan has a £125 plus Vat establishment fee and a quarterly administration charge of £40 plus Vat.

Nov 07, 2014

Sipp firms call for FCA to toughen property stance

Commercial property becomes standard asset, but 30-day transfer rule still puts off many providers.

Analysis & Opinion
Sipps: A year of change

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Sipps: A year of change

With changes pending next April, the Sipp market has divided and evolved completely in the past twelve months, writes Greg Kingston.

Intelligence: Sipps snapshot

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Intelligence: Sipps snapshot

Regulation of the Sipp market is a signalling change as to how the products are viewed and selected. Jon Cudby analyses our latest market snapshot.

Ernst & Young in talks on pension ‘bank account’

InterviewfromPersonal Pensions| Nov 21, 2014

Ernst & Young in talks on pension ‘bank account’

Director reveals discussions with “technology partner” and says solution “is certainly possible... for April.”

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Annuities Post-Pension Freedoms

How did the Budget shake up annuities in particular, and how are these products are set to change?

Special Reports

Self-Invested Personal Pensions - October 2014

This October’s Money Management Sipp survey

FTAdviser Blog

Like it or not, the pension ‘credit card’ is coming

News Review: We are edging closer to pensions working like bank accounts, but is this really what was intended?

Adviser Guides

Guide to Retirement Income Options post-Budget

Many headlines in the aftermath of the Budget concentrated on the fantastic freedom and choice being introduced.

FTAdviser Blog

Fos landmark U-turn opens a can of worms

Fos reviews a ‘final’ decision, but questions remain over whether it has the legal authority to enforce any new ruling.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Pension Liberation

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

FTAdviser Blog

Sipps need guidance to learn, consequences of NDCs

Week in brief: The ‘guidance guarantee’ debate rumbles on, as criticism of the regulator’s post-retirement non-guidance once again hits the fore.

Recent Articles
  1. Nov 20, 2014

    Pershing Sipp aimed at wealth managers and advisers

    Product comes out just in time for those wanting to take advantage of pension freedoms

  2. Like it or not, the pension ‘credit card’ is coming
    FTAdviser BlogonAnnuities| Nov 17, 2014

    Like it or not, the pension ‘credit card’ is coming

    News Review: We are edging closer to pensions working like bank accounts, but is this really what was intended?

  3. Guide to Annuities Post-Pension Freedoms
    From Training| Nov 06, 2014

    Guide to Annuities Post-Pension Freedoms

    How did the Budget shake up annuities in particular, and how are these products are set to change?

  4. Curtis Banks acquires 7,000-strong Pointon Sipp business
    Nov 03, 2014

    Curtis Banks acquires 7,000-strong Pointon Sipp business

    Latest deal means Curtis has almost 20,000 Sipps under administration.

  5. Platforms to have 75% of self-invested pension market
    Oct 31, 2014

    Platforms to have 75% of self-invested pension market

    Sales of platform and ‘restricted’ Sipps surging, while sales of traditional bespoke offerings actually fell.

  6. FCA warns on multi-million pound Sipp transfer scheme
    Oct 31, 2014

    FCA warns on multi-million pound Sipp transfer scheme

    At least 60-100 investors have invested as much as £3-4m.

  7. Judicial review fight over FCA rules divides market
    Oct 29, 2014

    Judicial review fight over FCA rules divides market

    Majority of respondents in Amps survey described new rules as “flawed but acceptable”.

  8. AJ Bell sheds £5m profit from Sipp cash account interest
    Oct 28, 2014

    AJ Bell sheds £5m profit from Sipp cash account interest

    John Moret estimates annual income from bank interest across the industry in the region of £50m.

  9. Ombudsman offer has ‘no basis in law’
    Oct 28, 2014

    Ombudsman offer has ‘no basis in law’

    Sipp provider says decision “still binding until overturned by a court” as it affirms intention to seek judicial review.

  10. ‘FCA is at war with the market and fees will go up’
    Oct 27, 2014

    ‘FCA is at war with the market and fees will go up’

    FTAdviser had earlier revealed trade body is set launch judicial review proceedings over “unlawful” FCA rules.

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