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Osborne urged to relax Sipp residential property investment rules

21 March 2014 11:03 am | By Tom Selby

Call follows announcement that from April next year anyone who is aged 55 or over will be able to take their entire pension fund as cash.

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Friends Life imposes 21% fee hike on 2,000 Sipp investors

26 February 2014 9:52 am | By Tom Selby

Decision comes in response to tougher Client Money and Asset Return regulations introduced by the regulator in 2011.

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Mattioli Woods profits rise 14% ahead of UK Reit launch

28 January 2014 9:10 am | By Tom Selby

Pre-tax profits up from £2.52m to £2.86m during 2013.


Suffolk Life launches Sipp 'bypass trust'

24 January 2014 11:06 am | By Tom Selby

Suffolk Life says trust will help advisers and investors with inheritance tax planning.

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Liberty Sipp targets growth with two-year fee freeze

24 January 2014 8:00 am | By Tom Selby

Sipp administrator says it will not increase its annual management charge until 2016 at the earliest.


Bidders circle as Pointon York prepares for sale

23 January 2014 4:22 pm | By Tom Selby

The Sipp provider’s board is looking to offload the business in the first quarter of 2014, Money Marketing understands.


Standard Life to scrap Sipp commercial property borrowing

10 January 2014 1:15 pm | By Tom Selby

Provider says move is in response to “challenging” market conditions.

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Hornbuckle increases fees ahead of FCA Sipp clampdown

12 December 2013 4:43 pm | By Tom Selby

Hornbuckle will increase admin fees for SSAS, group Sipps and risky non-standard investments.


Reporting changes show Standard Life equity commission deal

9 December 2013 3:27 pm | By Sam Macdonald

Standard taking 12.5 per cent commission on all equity trades carried out within its Sipp.


Suffolk Life: Not the time for more pensions uncertainty

17 July 2013

Pension savers have been on the receiving end of a number of surprises over the past 15 years.

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Jamie Clark MM blog

Jamie Clark: Making fees work in the workplace after the CC ban

4 July 2013

The end of consultancy charging doesn’t spell the end of workplace pensions advice

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Nic Cicutti: Thatcher's big personal pensions failure

18 April 2013

MPs like Flynn and Meacher were right and Thatcher was grotesquely wrong.

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Phil Young MM blog

Phil Young: Dealing with HMRC rebate tax the right way

4 April 2013

HMRC’s guidance means the debate is pretty much over.

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John Fox: Advisers need to boost Sipp due diligence

6 March 2013

The FSA’s capital adequacy proposals could force some Sipp operators into administration.

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Gareth Fatchett: Back to the '90s for Ucis pension deals

12 February 2013

Many of these transactions have had a blind eye turned to them.

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Gareth Fatchett: FSA Sipp alerts are long overdue

23 January 2013

The recent FSA alerts in relation to Sipp advice were hard hitting. So they should be.

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Emma Simon MM blog

Emma Simon: The need for genuine innovation in the annuity market

15 November 2012

Low annuity rates and a lack of flexibility means there is a real need for innovation in the annuity market.

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John Moret: The FSA is playing catch-up on Sipp regulation

25 October 2012

The FSA was ill-prepared for Sipps in 2007 and has been playing catch-up ever since.

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Martin Tilley: The Sipp dangers of off-plan overseas hotel rooms

13 September 2012

Are these assets in the best interests of the client or provider?

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Andy Bell: The FSA must not stop at platforms

10 July 2012

If it looks like a platform, tastes like a platform and smells like a platform then it probably is a platform.

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