We provide professional trusteeship which enables us to guide other trustees on their duties by sharing responsibility.
We can produce financial statements, submit tax returns and do general administration including helping to process investment transactions.
We are often engaged to help an existing set of trustees who want to distribute funds to the beneficiaries and then close down the FURBS.
As of 31 March 2016, we have over 175 FURBS in our portfolio.
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.
Devolution is adding new layers of complexity to pensions, creating confusion, questions and cost.
You spend a long time building up a pension fund that is big enough to support you throughout your years in retirement. The choices you make about how and when you draw benefits from your pension fund will determine how much value you get out of it.
Legislation changed on 1 April to prevent properties with an EPC rating below level “E” from being let to new tenants, and to existing leases from April 2023. These changes open up a number of questions - we’ve highlighted seven things you need to know.
Pension rules now allow individuals to remain in drawdown for life. However, as you get older, or if your circumstances change, it is important to look at whether drawdown is still right for you.
Using pension savings to purchase a commercial property to “leaseback” to a company, is often a useful way to provide that company with a welcome cash injection.
Limited companies may be liable to a Corporation Tax bill when selling commercial property. Similarly, an individual may incur a Capital Gains Tax (CGT) liability on corresponding gains.
A pension scam warning about how we saved two SSAS clients £100,000 without them doing anything - because our signature was needed to action the transaction.
For the sixth consecutive year, we are delighted to have been 'Highly Commended' as Best SSAS Provider at the Investment Life & Pensions Moneyfacts Awards.
The FCA have today, published the Retirement Outcomes Review: Proposed changes to our rules and guidance, James Jones-Tinsley, self-invested technical specialist, thinks a number of the ‘findings’ are ‘stating the obvious’.
Company assessment specialist AKG have awarded our SIPP business a rating of ‘B’ for the second consecutive year, meaning our financial strength has been deemed ‘strong’.