James also presents to clients, advisers and other professionals on topical pension matters, liaising with the media regarding changes to pension legislation and its likely impact on consumers.
During his career in pensions, James has developed particular expertise in interpreting, and then applying, complex technical issues to real life client scenarios. James is part of the firm’s technical resource group for self-invested pensions.
James’ extensive pensions experience, clear advice, and friendly approach helped him to become a trusted consultant to a wide range of UK-based individuals and commercial organisations; particularly those within the SME sector.
James has significant experience in SSAS and SIPP commercial property purchases, and once helped a family to purchase a Yorkshire-based tourist attraction via their Group SIPP.
We now have a plethora of lifetime allowance (LTA) protection regimes. These have effective dates falling in either 2006, 2012, 2014 or 2016 - the years in which the LTA was either first introduced, or subsequently reduced.
The FCA’s “Effective competition in non-workplace pensions” Feedback Statement risks giving consumers the price of everything and the value of nothing, says James Jones-Tinsley, Self-Invested Pensions Technical Specialist.
Today the FCA has published a number of documents and the latest ‘Retirement Outcomes Review’ Policy Statement has confirmed all pension providers will have to offer Investment Pathways to those individuals who go into drawdown on a non-advised basis.