Pension Guides & News

A step by step guide to claiming mis-sold pension compensation

Our recent pensions survey found that 1 in 2 women (and over 1 in 3 men) in the UK are worried they won’t have enough money in their pension to last through retirement. With these figures, it’s easy to see why so many people across the UK have decided to invest their pension. Unfortunately, it [...]

By |October 16th, 2019|Guides|Comments Off on A step by step guide to claiming mis-sold pension compensation

Can you be young and still mis-sold a pension?

Given the nature of pension mis-selling, you’d be forgiven for thinking that it’s only those closer to retirement age who are at risk. There is a lot of truth in that because naturally these individuals are actively interested in their pension and are therefore open to alternative forms of saving. That said, younger people are [...]

By |October 10th, 2019|Guides|Comments Off on Can you be young and still mis-sold a pension?

A beginner’s guide to pension investments

With so many different pension investments out there, it can be understandably confusing whether you’re a layman or not. From stakeholder pensions to SIPPS, there is a vast selection of pension investments on offer these days, and each has its distinguishing set of benefits. If you’re closing in on retirement and you want to assess [...]

By |September 25th, 2019|Guides|Comments Off on A beginner’s guide to pension investments

How does a mis-sold pension affect me?

In 2018, pension claims in the UK doubled - and there’s a good reason for this. More and more people like you are being made aware of mis-sold pensions and how they might be affected by them. 2019 is a great time to claim for a mis-sold pension, but if you’re not entirely sure how [...]

By |September 12th, 2019|Guides|Comments Off on How does a mis-sold pension affect me?

How to spot a pension release scam

Withdrawing your pension early might seem tempting for some. If you’re lucky enough to be retiring at the age of 40, you might be keen to get your hands on your pension ASAP. However, it’s important to look out for and protect yourself against mis-sold pension release scams. If you’ve already fallen victim to a [...]

By |August 28th, 2019|Guides|Comments Off on How to spot a pension release scam

What is a SIPP?

Your questions answered on Self Invested Personal Pensions A SIPP, or a Self Invested Personal Pension as it is otherwise known, is your own pension agreement that holds onto your contributions until you are ready to retire. The SIPP scheme (Self Invested Personal Pension) is a personal pension scheme approved by the UK government. In [...]

By |August 21st, 2019|Guides|Comments Off on What is a SIPP?

What is a mis-sold investment?

Within the troubling world of financial mis-selling, an increasing number of people are being put into financial hardship after being mis-sold an investment opportunity. Any number of seemingly promising business ventures - from airport parking to ethical forestry schemes - can fall under the umbrella term ‘get-rich-quick schemes’.  And, for as amusing as this term [...]

By |August 18th, 2019|Guides|Comments Off on What is a mis-sold investment?

What Counts as Financial Mis-selling?

You might have heard the term financial mis-selling thrown around, and perhaps you’re wondering if you too were sold a financial product that wasn’t suitable for you. In this guide, we’ll take you through what exactly financial mis-selling is, and how you can claim compensation if you were mis-sold. What exactly is financial mis-selling? You [...]

By |August 14th, 2019|Guides|Comments Off on What Counts as Financial Mis-selling?

Have I been mis-sold a pension transfer?

UK legislation around pension rights have, in the past decade at least, become far more flexible. Now that minimum contributions have increased, we’re eligible for a healthier-looking pension pot. We can do more with our pensions, whether it’s transferring them over to a new provider or opting out completely.  Unfortunately not all pension advice given [...]

By |August 3rd, 2019|Guides|Comments Off on Have I been mis-sold a pension transfer?

Top signs you’ve been mis-sold a pension, and what you can do about it

You may have heard about mis-sold pensions in the news, or maybe you’ve heard about how a relative has been thrown into financial difficulties after being misled by a pensions adviser. According to figures from the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS), 2018 saw an accumulation of £40 million build-up from compensation payouts given to people [...]

By |July 30th, 2019|Guides|Comments Off on Top signs you’ve been mis-sold a pension, and what you can do about it