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Automatic Enrolment: 7 lessons we’ve learnt from the employers we’ve helped comply

Automatic Enrolment: 7 lessons we’ve learnt from the employers we’ve helped complyThere aren’t many times in life when the benefit of experience and hindsight isn’t useful. However, when it comes to Automatic Enrolment you will probably need to do it once, which means learning as you go. Of course ...

The Global Month Ahead – An insight into September 2014

Guest Blog Seven Investment Management 150pxIn our regular feature Seven Investment Management (7IM) look forward and assess what the month ahead might hold for the world's largest economies. Whether you are invested in the UK or ...

SIPPs: Is your SIPP provider about to cut your investment options?

Is your SIPP provider about to cut your investment optionsA clue to the attraction of a Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) is in the name; self-investment, which allows investors to have a wider choice, greater flexibility and more control. Until now perhaps. Many of the reasons investors are ...

Guest Blog: Why the latest FOS ruling isn’t a ‘game changer’ for SIPP providers

Guest Blog AJ Bell 150pxIn his first Guest Blog for Investment Sense Gareth James, Technical Resources Manager at AJ Bell, looks at the latest ruling from the Financial Ombudsman Service, which has divided the Self-Invested Pension industry. It was with a slight sense of trepidation ...

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SIPPs: Provider freezes SIPP fees for a year

SIPPs: Provider freezes SIPP fees for a yearAmid speculation that Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) fees will have to rise following the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) latest review of the industry, one provider has announced that their fees won’t change for the next 12 months. Xafinity has ...

Guest blog: Why the cash savings review is fascinating

Bath Building SocietyIn his latest guest blog for Investment Sense, Dick Jenkins, Chief Executive of the Bath Building Society, looks at a recent report looking into the UK savings market and how it is poorly serving savers. The FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) has recently published the ...

SIPPs: Taylor Patterson cut fees for SIPP property transfers

SIPPs: Taylor Patterson cut fees for SIPP property transfersMany investors, often because of poor service, which is unfortunately becoming increasingly common, lack of flexibility or high are now considering moving to a new SIPP provider. Transferring your SIPP (Self-Invested Personal Pension) generally incurs costs; exit fees, ...

Harlequin Property update: Investors face compensation delays

Update Harlequin 150pxHarlequin Property investors seeking compensation look to be facing additional delays after an announcement from the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). According a notice published on their website, the FSCS has seen a significant rise in the number of complaints relating to Harlequin Hotels ...