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Seven ex-footballers in mis-sold pension battle

11/01/2021

Seven ex-footballers in mis-sold pension battle 7 former footballers have launched a High Court claim for money losses relating to mis-sold pension advice provided by Kevin Neal, a former director of a series of defunct financial advice firms. Mr Neal had already been previously sued for £100,000 by former England and Newcastle striker, Alan Shearer, … Continued

Kingsway Wealth Management

24/11/2020

£1.7m in claims against Kingsway Wealth Management   Kingsway Wealth Management is facing a rising number of pension-switching claims since defaulting with the lifeboat scheme earlier this year. The failed IFA has seen a steep rise in compensation claims since May, with a total of £1,729,085 paid on 35 claims so far according to the … Continued

Carey Pensions Court Appeal

15/10/2020

Court grants appeal against Carey Pensions in mis-sold SIPP Lawsuit   Russell Adams, who two years ago decided to take Carey Pensions (now better known as Options Pensions) to court over a mis-sold SIPPs (Self Invested Personal Pensions), claiming they had used a spanish-based unregulated introducer for investments in Store First Unit Pods which were … Continued

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Berkeley Burke Court of Appeal case dropped by administrators

07/10/2019

RSM, who have taken over as administrators of Berkeley Burke SIPP have taken the decision to stop their fight through the Court of Appeal over their SIPP due diligence case. For the last couple of years, Berkeley Burke have been in an ongoing legal battle after the Financial Ombudsman Service found them at fault for … Continued

Final Salary Pension adviser BlackStar Wealth Management collapses

03/10/2019

Blackstar Wealth Management entered administration in August 2019 A financial advice firm that is known to have transferred people’s final salary pensions into SIPPs filled with high-risk and unregulated investments has entered into administration. Based in the West Midlands, Blackstar Wealth Management Ltd which operated as a registered business from 2008 appointed Andrew Fender of … Continued

NEWS: Berkeley Burke in Administration over mis-sold pensions

19/09/2019

SIPP pension provider now in insolvency proceedings The pension provider at the centre of a high-profile court case, Berkeley Burke SIPP Administration Limited, has followed other SIPP providers into administration. Berkeley Burke appointed Adrian Allen and Diana Frangou of RSM Restructuring Advisory LLP to be the joint administrators over the firm’s insolvency proceedings, with many … Continued

3 quick stats that show why you should check your pension advice

15/05/2019

Complaints and claims about pension transfer and investment advice are on the rise again… With so many of us being told we’d be better off moving our pensions elsewhere, either after cold-calls or through financial advisers, it’s not too surprising to see there’s been an increase in complaints about pensions. What may be surprising is … Continued

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625 claims against just ONE pension transfer adviser

02/05/2019

Over 400 claims upheld by Financial Services Compensation Scheme over Henderson Carter Final salary pension transfer problems High-risk investments mis-sold to clients How Get Claims Advice has helped The FSCS – a source of compensation for people who have suffered from a mis-sold pension transfer, has said that it has dealt with 625 claims regarding … Continued