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.
The FCA’s Consultation Paper of January 2019 sets out their second proposed package of ‘remedies’ arising from their Retirement Outcomes Review. To what extent have they made up their mind and why is the Paper virtually silent on seeking advice?
The FCA outlines the changes pension providers need to apply to literature and processes, aiming to improve consumer engagement with their pension income decisions, as well as making the cost of drawdown products clearer and product comparisons easier.
Two years on from the government’s announcement that it intended to ban pensions cold-calling, the regulations introducing the ban have finally been approved by Parliament, and took effect from 9 January 2019.
A look at what needs to be considered before investing in commercial property as part of a SSAS or SIPP scheme.
A detailed look at the rules regarding the taxation of pension death benefits with effect from 6 April 2015.
Owning listed properties can come with additional complications. However, these are not insurmountable, even in a self-invested pension.
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.
We have been awarded an AKG** rating of ‘B’ for the third consecutive year, indicating that our financial strength has been deemed “strong”.
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’.