SIPPs: Time costed fees, the case for the defence

In our latest Guest Blog, Martin Tilley, Director of Technical Services at Dentons, looks at why he believes time costed fees still have a place. With the number of SIPP (Self-Invested Personal Pension) providers increasing following the regulation of SIPP’s in 2007, the struggle to obtain / retain market share saw products becoming increasingly competitive. One of the ways an intermediary would ‘show added value’, was researching and finding the cheapest SIPP product on the market for their client’s needs. Cost ...

Guest Blog: Talbot & Muir to launch Single Asset SIPP

Guest Blog - Talbot and MuirIn our latest guest blog, Oliver Bowler, Business Development Manager with Talbot & Muir looks forward to the launch of their new Single Asset SIPP: Talbot & Muir is delighted to announce that we are well advanced with the development of our latest SIPP offering to complement and enhance our existing product range. In our 20 year history of SIPP and SSAS administration and trusteeship we have largely specialised in the bespoke end of the market, helping ...

SIPPs: New capital adequacy rules to decimate the SIPP market?

iStock_000003051325XSmallThere is growing concern that continuous regulatory change, including the FSA’s recent proposals to increase the amount of capital SIPP (Self-Invested Personal Pension) providers must hold, will force large numbers out of business. Commenting in the latest Money Management SIPP survey, one leading SIPP provider has said that up to 80% of SIPP providers could disappear through a combination of mergers, takeovers or exists from the market. Speaking to FT Adviser, Chris Smeanton, Head of Product Development at James Hay, said: ...

In the Spotlight: David Fox from Dentons

Spotlight DentonsThis month we shine the spotlight on self-invested pension specialists, Dentons, as we catch up with their Director of Sales & Marketing, David Fox. Dentons operate predominantly in the more bespoke end of the SIPP market, which means they are not necessarily a household name, we started by asking David for some basic facts and figures. David Fox (right): We are well established, having been dealing with self-invested pensions since 1979 and over that time we’ve built up a business which looks after around 3,000 ...