Guest blog: How is Pension Freedom working so far?

Taylor PattersonPension Freedom and Choice came into force on 6th April 2015. The way in which individuals could access their pension funds has been dramatically overhauled and as a SIPP & SSAS Provider, Taylor Patterson thought it would share its experience of the new regime so far. Has there been a rush to withdraw money from pension schemes? The headlines suggested that individuals would take all of their pension fund and buy a Lamborghini, however, the reality has been very different. Taylor Patterson, like many other SIPP & SSAS Providers, has not ...

Guest blog: When Cash is King – A solution for SIPP savers

Guest blog: When Cash is King – A solution for SIPP saversIn her latest guest blog for Investment Sense, Gillian Bardin, Managing Director of Taylor Patterson looks at the case for holding Cash in a Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) and explains how their unique Cash SIPP works. Many people wish to hold their pension funds in a safe accessible vehicle as a temporary measure. This may allow time for them to find the correct commercial property to invest in or it may be a temporary home until sufficient assets can be built up ...

In the spotlight: Taylor Patterson “Fun, fair and rewarding for all”

Stage_SpotlightIn the latest of our ‘In the Spotlight’ interviews we caught up with Gillian Bardin and Kerry Houghton of Taylor Patterson to see what is happening at one of the leading provider of self-invested pensions. Phillip Bray: Let’s start with a look at the most recent change to how SIPP providers will operate. What’s your view of the changes in capital adequacy announced by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) a few weeks ago? Is it a good thing? How will it affect you at Taylor Patterson and your ...