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.
While a dearth of pension changes in the October 2018 Budget is generally a welcome thing, our Pensions Technical Specialist James Jones-Tinsley looks at key issues the Chancellor won’t be able to keep dodging and explains why they matter.
In June, the FCA published their “Retirement Outcomes Review – Final Report”, which followed from the Interim Report they issued last year. Their Report was accompanied by a Consultation Paper, entitled “Proposed changes to our rules and guidance”.
HM Treasury’s Open Consultation on Pension Scams was published on 5 December 2016. Amongst other things, it proposed that all cold-calls to consumers regarding pensions should be banned; potentially including e-mails and texts.