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Everything you need to know about the Pension Schemes Act 2021

By |February 26th, 2021|Guides|

With the Pension Schemes Act receiving Royal Assent on 11 February 2021, fundamental changes to the UK's pension system are now in place. Many legal professionals have labelled the Act as one of the most significant changes to our pension system in years.  With this in mind, here’s everything you need to know about the [...]

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What you need to know about holding crypto investments in a SIPP

By |February 23rd, 2021|SIPPS Pensions|

You can hold all kinds of investments in a SIPP, from stocks and shares to commercial property. You have countless investment opportunities, but what’s most important is that you’re informed about the processes themselves. What fees can you expect? Are there any rules or regulations I should know about? Am I fully aware of the [...]

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10 pension planning tips for 2021

By |January 22nd, 2021|Guides|

Many of us have felt the financial strain of 2020 and going into the new year provides fresh opportunities to reassess our finances and maybe implement some overdue changes. Many start saving as their new year's resolution of choice. While we might not review our pensions day-to-day, planning to put money aside and monitoring your [...]

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The mis-sold pensions case between Kevin Neal and seven former Newcastle United players

By |January 19th, 2021|SIPPS Pensions|

Few in modern society are exempt from receiving poor financial advice. In fact, it affects everyone from the everyday working classes to the rich and famous. One such example is a mis-sold pension case launched by seven former Newcastle United football players against Kevin Neal and the now insolvent Kevin Neal Wealth Management Plc.  One [...]

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How does a SIPP work?

By |January 8th, 2021|SIPPS Pensions|

We specialise in handling SIPP claims and our expertise is clearly demonstrated in the breadth of knowledge found in our collection of guides & insights. In this particular guide, we’ve provided a comprehensive look at SIPPs, how they work, their investment benefits, and the ways in which they can go wrong.  What is a SIPP? [...]

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12 scams to watch out for at Christmas

By |December 1st, 2020|Guides|

Just as Christmas is a time for family, food, and fun, it’s also a prime time for opportunist scammers to ply their illicit trades. From Christmas phishing scams and online fraud to Facebook Christmas scams and bogus gift cards, it’s a time to be vigilant.  Use our guide, ‘12 scams to watch out for at [...]

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How did mis-sold pensions come about?

By |November 20th, 2020|Guides|

Today, mis-sold pension cases are on the rise across the UK and have been rising in prominence for over a decade. Generally speaking, the mis-sold pension claims industry traces the rise back to the late 1980s, where it grew until pension mis-selling in the 1990s became a huge phenomenon in the financial services world. In [...]

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Claims now being accepted against Guinness Mahon

By |November 12th, 2020|SIPPS Pensions|

In February 2020, Guinness Mahon Trust Corporation entered administration amidst complaints regarding unregulated and unvetted SIPP investments. Since then, the FSCS has been accepting claims against the provider. In this guide, we take a look at what exactly went wrong with Guinness Mahon and how you can claim if you’ve been affected by an investment [...]

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The benefits of talking about money and pensions

By |November 9th, 2020|Guides|

It’s Talk Money Week. Something which isn’t just another national day to fill up the space between Halloween and Christmas, it is a valuable period to start having meaningful conversations with the people around you. Gone are the times where bringing up someone’s finances causes everyone to gasp in dismay; being open about money is [...]

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Everything you need to know about group SIPPs

By |October 19th, 2020|SERPS Pensions|

Whether you’re new to the world of group SIPPs or you’ve already invested and would like to learn more, our guide is here to help you learn all there is to know about group SIPPs.  A group SIPP pension is not too dissimilar from a regular SIPP, but there are a few key differences you’ll [...]

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