Pension Guides & News

Two Thirds of Pensioners Could be in for a Nasty Surprise With Their Pension this Year

Last year George Osborne announced major reforms to the pensions system. As a result, this week the FCA, or Financial Conduct Authority, have said they will be conducting a major review of the plans as fear of pension mis-selling rise. The FCA has announced that it will take a close look at the changes that [...]

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The FCA Warn That UK Savers are at an Increased Risk of Making Bad Investment Choices

The City regulator today said that UK consumers and savers are at risk of investing inappropriately in schemes they do not fully understand in the quest to get an improved returns on their savings. With interest rates at a record low for a while now, and savings accounts typically only giving interest rates of around [...]

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The Story of How Aviva Had to Pay Compensation for a Mis-Sold Pension

We hear some real horror stories at Expert Pension Claims from our clients relating to mis-sold pensions and financial products, but there is one case which really stands out as being absolutely incredible. The story was originally reported in The Telegraph newspaper back in 2015 but it’s only really now that it resonates, given the [...]

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UK Couple Win £190,000 in Compensation After Mis-Sold Investment

An un-named couple from the UK have been reimbursed £190,000 after their financial advisers recommended that they invest in risky assets such as “death bonds”. The couple have asked to remain anonymous, but have agreed that the details of their case can now be made public. The husband and wife received £190,000 in compensation relating [...]

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How Expats Can Avoid Being Mis-Sold Pensions Whilst Living Abroad

Most of the people we help our based in the UK, and our residents in the country. But what happens when you are an expat living abroad who has been given bad financial advice, leading to the potential mis-selling of a pension? Whilst in the UK there is heavy legislation and rules around how financial [...]

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The Sun Reports on the Scandal of Mis-Sold Self Investment Pension Plans

Saving the planet while saving for your future. Sounds good doesn't it? However, based in this premise, UK investors have been sold ethical unregulated investment products in multiple cases that have recently come to light. It was packaged as a green investment which offered huge returns. It pleased the investor’s social conscious along with promising a more [...]

By |March 29th, 2016|Guides|Comments Off on The Sun Reports on the Scandal of Mis-Sold Self Investment Pension Plans

How the Pensions Mis-Selling Scandal Occured in the UK

Mis-selling is a small phrase that has left a huge impact on the financial services industry over recent years. It has left reputations of trusted brands in tatters and has found itself being the core of major government debates on how to protect consumers from such scandals in the future. At Expert Pension Claims we [...]

By |March 22nd, 2016|Guides|Comments Off on How the Pensions Mis-Selling Scandal Occured in the UK

Our Social Media Accounts – Expert Pension Claims

At Expert Pension Claims we want to make sure that making a claim is as simple as possible. We also understand that it can be quite a confusing time, especially if a long time has passed since you were advised on what to do about your pension. SERPs claims are a classic example, as many [...]

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SIPP Providers Support the Move to Reform Property Stamp Duty

At Expert Pension Claims we are at the forefront of providing legal support for UK residents who have been mis-represented by their financial advisors, including helping people to recover compensation for SIPPs mis-selling claims. We also like to keep a close eye on what’s happening in the pension industry, as any new governmental legislation will [...]

By |March 21st, 2016|Guides|Comments Off on SIPP Providers Support the Move to Reform Property Stamp Duty

Warnings Issued Over an Impending Increase in Pension Mis-Selling Claims

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborn, was recently responsible for an overhaul of the pension’s system, and the National Audit Office are warning that this could lead to a large increase in pension mis-selling complaints. It is there view that the new freedoms introduced in April 2015 where pensioners can cash in on pension [...]

By |March 17th, 2016|Guides|Comments Off on Warnings Issued Over an Impending Increase in Pension Mis-Selling Claims