The Financial Ombudsman Service has reported a 46 per cent drop in year-on-year complaints between April and June.
Regulator urges Sipp operators to take action in ‘Dear CEO’ letter.
Individuals at Sipp providers in process of being referred to enforcement following thematic review.
Deal will see Talbot and Muir add around 200 SSASs to its current portfolio of over 500 plans.
Product offers optional access to bespoke investment choices.
Wrap platform looks to take advantage of growth in the Sipp market.
FCA director Nick Poyntz-Wright has also indicated providers could be given longer than 18 months to transition to the new cap-ad regime.
Sipp administrator paid a total of £7m for Alliance Trust Savings’ Full Sipp book.
The Legal & General-owned pension company has halved its property acquisition fee from £1,450 to £725.
It is disheartening that some Sipp providers have lobbied for commercial property to be a non-standard asset under forthcoming capital adequacy rules.
Why is it so hard for the FSCS to ask the consumer for their sort code and account number and simply transfer the cash?
Ascentric is the third adviser platform to announce a pricing change since the Budget on 19 March.
Pension savers have been on the receiving end of a number of surprises over the past 15 years.
The end of consultancy charging doesn’t spell the end of workplace pensions advice
MPs like Flynn and Meacher were right and Thatcher was grotesquely wrong.
HMRC’s guidance means the debate is pretty much over.
The FSA’s capital adequacy proposals could force some Sipp operators into administration.
Many of these transactions have had a blind eye turned to them.
The recent FSA alerts in relation to Sipp advice were hard hitting. So they should be.
Low annuity rates and a lack of flexibility means there is a real need for innovation in the annuity market.
The FSA was ill-prepared for Sipps in 2007 and has been playing catch-up ever since.
Are these assets in the best interests of the client or provider?
Advisers must provide full and complete advice on Sipps to avoid falling foul of the FCA, says Simon Collins