Guest blog: Assessing the pudding before the eating

DentonsMartin Tilley, Director of Technical Services at Dentons, looks at how you can assess the quality of service they can expect to receive if they move SIPP (Self-Invested Personal Pension) provider. How do you know you’re not jumping out of the frying pan into the fire? When entering a restaurant, and selecting a dish, a patron will have some idea of what should be served to up to them by reference to the menu, but their satisfaction will only be confirmed once they have sampled the dish and experienced the quality of ...

SIPPs: New SIPP launched offering “best of both worlds”

Barnett WaddinghamHot on the heels of two recent SIPP launches, Barnett Waddingham has today launched their new ‘Flexible SIPP’, which will offer investors the “best of both worlds”. Barnett Waddingham, who already manages in excess of 2,300 SIPPs, has bucked the recent trend of SIPP (Self-Invested Personal Pension) providers splitting their offering between a ‘Lite SIPP’, generally offering access to a restrictive panel of Discretionary Fund Managers and a ‘Full SIPP’ allowing access to a wider range of investments....

Guest Blog: Looking for more pension flexibility? Is a SIPP or SSAS the right option?

XafinityIn this month’s blog for Investment Sense, Jeff Steedman, Head of SIPP & SSAS Business Development at Xafinity outlines the key differences between SSAS (Small Self-Administered Scheme) & SIPP (Self-Invested Personal Pension) and what market trends they are seeing in today’s self invested pension market. Emerging trends in 2014 in the SSAS & SIPP world SIPP & DFM (Discretionary Fund Manager) There are many advisers who are deciding against “fund picking” and this is leading to an ever increasing use of DFMs. The low cost “simple SIPP” structure offers the perfect wrapper ...

Our pension deposit account table: new and improved

Investment Sense NewsEver since it was launched, our best buy table for SIPP (Self-Invested Personal Pension) deposit accounts has been the most popular page on our website. To the best of our knowledge, and we check regularly, this is still the only place where investors, as well as Independent Financial Advisers (IFAs), can easily source information on deposit accounts for SIPPs. SIPP depsit accounts Click here ...