Self Invested Personal Pensions (SIPP) offer a fantastic level of flexibility and control over investment choices, making them particularly attractive as a retirement vehicle.
We are committed to providing an excellent personal service, which is achieved through direct access to a dedicated point of contact. As of 1 January 2017 our SIPP portfolio includes over 4,000 SIPPs, £1.5bn in assets under administration (AUA) and over 1,250 commercial properties. We have accumulated significant experience in direct investment in commercial property and other bespoke investment options.
We currently have the following SIPP products:
We do not offer any financial advice on the suitability of SIPPs or on any investments made and would strongly recommend that members work with a financial adviser.
You may use the EU online dispute resolution (ODR) Platform. The Platform is developed and run by the European Commission designed to help EU consumers who have bought goods or services on line from a trader based elsewhere in the EU . More information can be found here. The ODR will refer your complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).
In a Policy Paper released after the Budget speech, the government states that it "believes that an MPAA of £4,000 should allow individuals who need to access their pension savings to rebuild them if they subsequently have opportunity to do so”.
The closing date to apply for IP14 of 5 April 2017 is fast approaching! We look at who can apply for IP14, what it protects, how to apply for it, how to calculate if you have sufficient benefits in order to apply for it, and if IP14 can ever be lost.
SSASs have been used as a pension vehicle for scammers in the past, but the issue is largely dealt with and certainly there are not 750,000 problem schemes out there, as implied by The Pensions Regulator.
‘Sole or joint?’ may sound like a classic ‘surf or turf’ choice in your favourite restaurant but the question can also be applied to the trusteeship of self-invested personal pensions (SIPP). Andy Leggett explains the significance in practical terms.
Many members who have a SSAS or SIPP also have pension savings held elsewhere. Their natural question is whether those savings should form part of their SSAS or SIPP as well, by accepting a transfer value and paying it in.
There have been substantial recent changes in pensions legislation affecting high-earners. As a result, senior university staff may now face tax charges on their ongoing pension savings.
In place of a threatened radical overhaul to pensions tax relief, Budget 2016 introduced numerous smaller measures impacting pension savings. Our webinar hosted will guide you through the latest updates following the budget.
Without warning, new Government Actuary’s Department tables for capped drawdown suddenly appeared from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) on 18 January 2017. This case study reviews what impact changes to the GAD tables might have on 65 year old Donald.
Employer loan-backs are the unique feature of a SSAS. As the following case study serves to illustrate, SSAS loan-backs continue to offer an alternative source of finance for businesses, and an attractive investment for the SSAS member trustees.
This case study examines the effect on existing regular contributions where the Pension Input Period (PIP) is already aligned with the tax year, using ‘Fred’ and his Self-Invested Personal Pension Plan (SIPP) as an example.
Ratings agency AKG has upgraded Barnett Waddingham SIPP’s financial strength rating to a ‘B’ demonstrating our continued commitment and investment in our SIPP business. The move means our financial strength is now rated as ‘strong’.
Barnett Waddingham are now working with Hettle Andrews, an independent firm of insurance brokers with Chartered Status, to put together an option for commercial property insurance - vital for any SIPP or SSAS invested directly in commercial property.
We are proud and delighted that our Small Self-Administered Scheme (SSAS) and Flexible Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) have been recognised by Moneyfacts in their Star Ratings for 2017.
Our SIPP and SSAS seminars are back for spring 2017 - we promise to leave you with plenty of food for thought...… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…2 months