SIPPs: Liberty to launch new SIPP

Liberty SIPP 150pxLiberty has announced the launch of a new Self-Invested Pension Plan (SIPP). The Liberty Option SIPP is designed to reduce complexity and make life easier for clients and advisers alike. Speaking to Investment Sense, John Fox, Managing Director of Liberty said: “Our aim is to be able to fit our fee schedule on the back of a business card, it needs to be that simple and easy to understand.” John continued: “The key feature of the new Option SIPP is one of fairness; investors will ...

SIPPs: Range of allowable investments varies widely

New research from Defaqto has shown wide differences in the types of investments SIPP providers (Self Invested Personal Pension) will allow. SIPPs have become more popular over recent years as investors seek to gain greater control over their retirement planning. SIPP rules allow the member to invest in a wider range of assets than other types of Personal Pension Plans or Stakeholder Pensions. SIPPs have traditionally held assets as diverse as SIPP deposit accounts, directly held shares, gilts or corporate bonds, SIPP commercial property purchase is also extremely popular. However, as the table below shows, the research from Defaqto has shown a ...