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Global Forestry Investments : No sign of Belem Sky returns

2 GFI directors disqualified for 10 years No evidence of returns for investors Directors paid themselves £13million Investors in Global Forestry Investments –…
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Compensation for Strand Capital to Start Paying Out

Some former clients of collapsed fund manager Strand Capital may soon start to receive compensation for any losses through the Financial Services Compensation…
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1 in 7 over 50 years old targeted by pension “scammers”. Did you transfer your pension?

Ever had a phone-call you weren’t expecting offering you “free pension advice” or a “free pension review”? Well according to a series of…
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Personal Touch Financial Services paying client compensation over Merco Bond investment

Financial advice firm Personal Touch Financial Services has been told by the Ombudsman to compensate their client “Mrs H” for unsuitable investment advice…
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US Prosecutors charge Beaufort Securities with Fraud

UK & US authorities teamed up to investigate Beaufort Securities Limited for “securities fraud” Beaufort Securities, which helped clients build collections of investments,…
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Beaufort Securities hit with fresh wave of complaints

A “steady stream” of complaints about Beaufort Securities has been rolling into the Financial Ombudsman Services, with a newly upheld complaint just published.…
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Carey Pensions identifies and separates problem SIPPs with letters to clients

SIPP administrator Carey Pensions has written out to some SIPP holders on its books to tell them that thei pension has been identified…
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Prominent MP calls for BAN on unregulated pension introducers

Frank Field, who currently chairs the Work and Pensions Select Committee has spoken out about what many consider to be a HUGE part…
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£13.7million to be repaid by just FOUR pension scammers after High Court justice

The Pensions Regulator has successfully won a High Court fight against not one, but FOUR pension scammers to repay nearly £14million over the…
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FSCS stocks up for mis-sold SIPP claims compensation whirlwind

Time for a SIPP Health Check? The Financial Services Compensation scheme has told Life & Pensions advisers that they are set to pay…
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Transferred your British Steel Pension? As many as 1in3 may have been mis-sold

Has your pension transfer away from BSPS put you at hidden risk? The Financial Conduct Authority has released some data from it’s urgently…
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Scam Sharks Already Circling Carillion Pension Scheme Holders

Echoes of 2017’s British Steel Pension Scammers An article in FTAdviser has told how pension scammers may already be “circling” the 28,0000 Carillion pension…
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“InvestUS” Exit Strategy to explore winding-up options after investor requests

Steve Wright expressed his intentions in a December 2017 Exit Strategy Update Exit Strategy – the high risk and FCA-unregulated US housing investment, often…
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FSCS add J. Richfield and Cumulus Investment Management to default claims list

It means that the FSCS will pay out on successful claims against both companies The FSCS has declared 15 firms in default, meaning…
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Transferred your Final Salary pension recently? The FCA will be questioning your adviser…

The financial services regulator is concerned with dodgy DB transfer advice Transferring a Final Salary of other type of defined benefit pension can…
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Foreman Financial Services (GraingerCo) ignores Ombudsman over mis-sold SIPP complaint

The Tunbridge Wells firm is now closed, after the FCA revoked their authorisation Foreman Financial Services, which often traded as GraingerCo has closed…
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Premier Financial Solutions (Harrogate) Limited found to have mis-sold Rimondi Grand investment through SIPPs

The firm has now applied to cancel its FCA Authorisation It sometimes seems hardly a week goes by without another firm either relinquishing…
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The ‘SIPP Claims Scandal’ gets bigger: FSCS seeks more funding to pay mis-sold pension claims

The “Lifeboat” Compensation scheme is increasing levies to pay claims… If there was any doubt that a major UK SIPP mis-selling scandal is…
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British Steel Pension Transfer worries roll into 2018

The saga seems far from over… Bartholomew Hawkins Stops Pension Transfers 21 firms ignore FCA training request Concerns surrounding the practices of some…
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“Feeding Frenzy” of financial advisers surround Port Talbot Steel Pensions

Channel 4 News reported from the scene as “Greedy” financial advisers try to cash-in on steel misery In a Channel 4 News report,…
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Two more financial advisers agree to stop pension transfer advice over British Steel

Following the news that Active Wealth (UK) had agreed to stop advised on Final Salary pension transfers over FCA concerns about British Steel…
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3 financial advice firms told to stop pension transfers over British Steel Pension Scheme business

Finance bosses take away permissions of 3 pension transfer companies as fears over dodgy BSPS transfers grow The Financial Conduct Authority – the…
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Urgent call for Pension Cold-Calling ban as people “avoidably conned out of their life savings”

Members of Parliament have called on the government to bring in the proposed cold-calling ban as urgently as possible, with the hopes of…
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4 Big SIPP Claims Myths Busted

If you’re looking at making a SIPP claim, you could be going through an emotional time and some of the SIPP claims myths…
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100+ pension complaints to the Ombudsman over British Steel Pensions: But was transferring out the right decision?

The number of complaints to the Pensions Ombudsman about the British Steel Pension Scheme has reached over 100. The scheme, which has over…
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Park First airport investment schemes shut down

Park First Glasgow & Gatwick Park First, the car-parking investment scheme arm of Group First, has agreed to cease operating and marketing it’s…
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MPs ask British Steel Pension transfer advisers to submit evidence for inquiry: Is your adviser involved?

Some financial advisers who advised their clients to transfer away from the British Steel Pensions Scheme have been asked to submit evidence to…
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PPF warns financial advisers not to use ‘fear’ tactics to transfer pensions like British Steel: Was your advice suitable?

The Pension Protection Fund is concerned some financial advisers are using the British Steel Pension Scheme deficit as a way to lead pension…
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Got a SIPP? Are YOU one of the 50,000 people sitting on a MIS-SOLD PENSION CLAIM?

The ‘Father of SIPPs’ has spoken on just how many SIPP complaints could be coming If you transferred your pension(s) into a Self-Invested…
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Why cant some Financial Advisers advise you on your British Steel Pension?

The bosses at the Financial Conduct Authority have stopped Active Wealth (UK) Ltd from advising steel workers about their pensions The rules about…
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FCA reaches out to good advisers to shop-in the rogue mis-sellers – what you need to know

The Financial Conduct Authority has had enough of dodgy DB Pension Transfers FCA encourages whistle-blowing over pension mis-selling Seminars around British Steel Pension…
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Company Director compares pension transfer advice to a bad doctor

Alistair Cunningham, Director of Wingate Financial Planning made a medical advice analogy to explain his critical views on pension transfer rules, highlighting how…
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David Ames of Harlequin Properties denies “cheating” investors in court appearance

Harlequin Properties, a section of which has since entered into insolvency proceedings, is now often regarded as an infamous case of what can…
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Revealed: 25 investment managers receive FCA action as others are told to rein in Appointed Representatives to avoid pension scams

Request for information reveals that the FCA dished out 25 “Section 166” reviews in 2016 FCA tells firms to “ramp up” due diligence…
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Why is FCA is targeting Financial Advisers that recommend high-risk investments?

The FCA may be refocusing their attention on certain financial advisers FCA to look into advisers recommending high-risk investments What is a UCIS?…
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Trade Unions warn of financial advisers ‘targeting’ final salary pension schemes

TUC asks MPs for action on pension targeting The TUC (Trades Union Congress) has told Members of Parliament that steps to halt advisers…
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Financial Ombudsman confirms 76% rise in SIPP related complaints

More mis-sold SIPPs on the horizon? FOS data adds to mounting evidence of a pension mis-selling scandal 49% of complaints upheld The FOS has…
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FCA: Advisers to report “risky” product recommendations

The FCA seems to have had enough of people ending up in risk investments New requirements for advisers as FSCS compensation pays out…
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Pension scandal losses could reach as high as £1bn! Have you checked your own pension?

A deeper look at your SIPP might set you at ease, or give you more questions than answers… PASA chairman says £1bn from…
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1 in 8 believe they have been mis-sold by their financial adviser

Is the true scale of pension mis-selling becoming too big to ignore? 13,000 interviewed by FCA 13% of those surveyed said they felt…
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FCA probes SIPP providers about number of non-standard investments – what does it mean for your pension?

Has high-complaints driven the FCA to weigh up options about mis-sold pensions? Regulator asks SIPP providers to show their cards Non-standard investments focal…
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Designed 4 Life Ltd data bought by previous directors as claims continue

Former directors of Designed 4 Life Ltd buy client data from liquidator Can old client’s expect a call? FSCS pays out over £500k…
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Transferred your Defined Benefits Pension? The regulator says that over 50% of transfers were not deemed suitable!

Was your defined benefit pension transfer the right decision? Or do you have a claim? The Financial Conduct Authority has conducted a review…
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Beaufort wing to cease to accept new monies or assets

The list of FCA restrictions to Beaufort operations seems to be growing Beaufort Asset Clearing Services Limited is the latest section of Beaufort…
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Collapsed Strand Capital declared in DEFAULT with the FSCS

This means that the FSCS is convinced that the DFM can’t pay claims made against it The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has declared…
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Medical and Professional Financial Management in Default with FSCS

The same firm was ordered to pay a client compensation by the FOS for mis-selling investments through SIPPS A new list of 17…
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Gleeson Bessent: Insolvency Services shuts down TWO pension trustee firms following investigation

Gleeson Bessent Trustee Services and Gleeson Bessent Trustees offered high-risk investments to ordinary investments as part of their pension schemes. Following an investigation…
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Organic Investment Management DFM told to re-submit company accounts!

The DFM’s auditor had a shareholding in the firm, as well as a pension scheme! Organic Investment Management, which had it’s FCA permissions…
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Elysian Fuels fiasco a ‘contributing factor’ to SIPP provider tightening up asset rule

The non-standard fuel investment has caused one SIPP provider to re-think it’s stance on similar investments SIPP provider James Hay was engaged in…
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Why is the government banning cold-calls about pensions?

Its not just because they’re a nuisance The UK government is getting ready to BAN the practice of cold-calling in an effort to…
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207 firms cease trading after FCA revokes authorisation

The firms failed to comply with “basic regulatory requirements”. In the year leading up to June 2017, over 200 firms have their FCA…
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Cape Verde’s Resort Group investors receive FCA questionnaire

The investment was mis-sold by a number of different financial advisers Citywire has reported that some investors in The Resort Group – a…
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Enquiries about SIPP and pension transfers increase AGAIN, says Ombudsman

Are you sat on a SIPP complaint? The FOS (Financial Ombudsman Service) has published figures that show a 59% increase in enquiries relating to…
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SIPP company accused of “gagging” Ombudsman complaints

Carey Pensions has been accused of sending “threatening” letters to it’s clients in an effort to halt FOS decisions going public If you’ve…
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£18 MILLION Recovered in Mis-sold Pension Claims | Get Claims Advice

Thank you for believing in us Clients of Get Claims Advice are on a roll, with the company now reaching the £18 MILLION*…
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Are you caught up in the pension mis-selling scandal? These 4 questions can help you get answers

If you have a SIPP, you might want to get it checked out SIPPs are currently at the centre of the pension mis-selling…
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Why you need to know what investments are in your DFM portfolio, and how you can find out

The FCA is worried about a DFM mis-selling crisis through SIPP Pensions How much risk did you want to take with your investments?…
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Harlequin Property: Legal settlement struck with Wilkins Kennedy, but what about investor capital?

Harlequin has reached a deal with it’s former accountant. Wilkins Kennedy, Harlequin Property’s former accountancy firm, will now pay less than it was…
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Store First investment’s winding-up order adjourned by High Court

Will investors learn their storage pod investment’s fate soon? Store First, the Lancashire based storage unit investment often invested in through SIPPs: Self-Invested…
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Monpav One Ltd

Did you invest in offshore funds like Monpav One Ltd? Little can be found about Monpav One Ltd from a simple Google Search,…
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Transferred your defined benefits pension? The FCA just suspended ANOTHER financial advice firm from doing just that!

David Williams IFA, based out of Northampton, now has a suspension added to it’s FCA register profile, meaning it can no longer conduct…
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Furness Financial Management – 2 win claims for mis-sold pension advice

The FOS found in favour of the client in two cases involving unsuitable pension investments in SIPPs Furness Financial Management, no-longer authorised by the…
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Is Your Pension Safe? 25 more firms in default with the FSCS

The FSCS has declared another 25 firms in default, meaning that they are satisfied that the firms can’t pay claims made against them…
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Bank House Investment Management tab picked up by FSCS – Compensation for IFA in default

The life-boat scheme will now pay out in cases of negligent advice by Bank House Bank House Investment Management, an IFA based in…
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£105MILLION paid out for SIPP pension mis-selling cases in 1 year! How safe is your SIPP pension?

The pension mis-selling scandal isn’t going away anytime soon – how do you know if YOU have been affected? The FSCS paid out…
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DFM Organic Investment Management suspends taking on new money to invest

Organic Investment Management made the decision after an FCA visit, but the reason is not publicly known at this time Discretionary Fund Management…
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£16 Million in compensation, and a BIG Thank-You

Some people dread a Monday Morning, especially a rainy one like today’s. But the team of mis-sold pension claims handlers at Get Claims…
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DFM Beaufort told to pay out over alternative investments that lost over £70k

The Financial Ombudsman told Beaufort Securities to pay a claim to one client who lost £71000 in high-risk investments as part of his…
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IFA told to end relationships with unregulated introducers and cease all regulated activities before review – Asset Independent Financial Advisers Ltd

The FCA asked Asset Independent Financial Advisers Ltd to comply with their requests to cease work. Based in North Humberside, Asset Independent Financial…
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SIPP providers asked by Strand Capital administrators to consider paying their insurance after collapse

Administrators presiding over Strand Capital DFM have asked SIPP providers to consider paying the DFM’s insurance in the event that claims are made…
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SIPP and SSAS pension complaints jump by a third: is your pension safe?

The Financial Ombudsman Service’s annual report has shown that complaints about SIPP and SSAS pension arrangements has increased by over a third for…
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Regulator restrictions for IFA Strategic Wealth UK Ltd and Synergy

Restrictions have been imposed on advice firm Strategic Wealth UK Ltd by the Financial Conduct Authority, and revolve around pensions. Based from their…
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Mis-sold Investment: Rock Capital Group City Park Fund considered unsuitable for Mr P

The Financial Ombudsman Service upheld the complaint against Greystone Financial Services Limited about the investment made through a SIPP As detailed in FOS…
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FOS tells IFA Blackstar to pay client compensation over storage pod investments

BlackStar Wealth Management added to the long list of IFAs to give unsuitable SIPP pension advice over high-risk storage pod investments The Financial…
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How pension cold-calling scammers are already planning to dodge the cold-calling ban and take more pensions!

A TV documentary featuring Get Claims Advice Ltd as specialist consultants, has revealed just how unregulated introducers can loop-hole around the proposed pension…
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Strand Capital DFM enters into Special Administration: What will happen to investor’s funds?

On the 17th May 2017, it was announced that London-based DFM, Strand Capital has gone into special administration, reportedly with over £85m under…
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1393 pension scams stopped by Phoenix since April 2013, but what about the rest?

Phoenix has revealed that is has prevented £29.14m worth of pension scams, spread over 1393 attempted transfers since April 2013, and like the…
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Investors in St Lucia’s Freedom Bay may be waiting years for returns, and developers don’t have the money!

A letter from a major SIPP provider to investors in St Lucia’s Freedom Bay hotel investment has reported on problems with the property…
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The important, retirement-saving question you NEED to ask: How safe is your SIPP pension?

With even more pension transfers to SIPPs under scrutiny, and even more cases of pension mis-selling set to be received by the Financial…
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Get Claims Advice appear on ITV Tonight

Finally, the mainstream media has started to pick up on the huge issues within the pensions industry; pension mis-selling. People now have much…
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ITV Tonight – How Safe Is Your Pension?

Is pension mis-selling finally be about to hit mainstream news on ITV? Potentially one to watch this week! “Adam Shaw looks at the…
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Fraud trial dates to be set for Harlequin investment boss David Ames

Chairman David Ames, previously described as a ‘Walter-Mitty type character’, gets trial date set, but not until September 2018! Harlequin Properties – an…
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Mis-sold Pension Stories: Anthony and the Unregulated Land Bank

While we consider every claim for a mis-sold pension compensation for our clients a good moment (and that’s almost everyday anyway), some days…
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FSCS has to draw from reserves to pay compensation for the first time since the Banking Crisis

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has been forced to take money from its reserves to pay compensation for the first time since the…
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MORE firms agree with FCA to halt pension transfers

16 companies have voluntarily agree with the Financial Conduct Authority to cease pension transfers A pension transfer (as defined by the FCA) is…
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The important, retirement-saving question you NEED to ask: How safe is your SIPP pension?

With even more pension transfers to SIPPs under scrutiny, and even more cases of pension mis-selling set to be received by the Financial…
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Get Claims Advice appear on ITV Tonight

Finally, the mainstream media has started to pick up on the huge issues within the pensions industry; pension mis-selling. People now have much…
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Are we heading towards a pension mis-selling crisis? Ombudsman expects 3000 EXTRA claims than normal!

Is the full scale of the pension mis-selling about to be revealed? The Financial Ombudsman Service has revised the number of cases it…
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FSCS Levy Hikes for SIPP Providers to help pay for those mis-sold under fire from industry

Suggestions that SIPP providers should pay more into the Financial Services Compensation Scheme pot, which helps compensate those who have suffered financial from…
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4 SIPP providers fail FCA’s new rules on Capital Adequacy; what next?

Four regulated providers of Self-Invested Personal Pensions (SIPPs) have failed the Financial Conduct Authority’s new rules regarding Capital Adequacy, it has been revealed…
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Details of Charges against Harlequin Chairman David Ames reported after court reading

Chairman of the Harlequin group of companies, David Ames (65), has been released on conditional bail, the conditions of which include surrendering his…
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State Pension Age set to skyrocket years earlier than expected

Why a change in SPA makes your personal and occupational pensions even more important A report by John Cridland set to frame UK Government…
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IFA Blueinfinitas advice causes over £3million to be paid in compensation to those who were mis-sold transfers into SIPPs

Our Expert: “More on the way, and not just relating to Blueinfinitas” The advice given by financial advice firm Blueinfinitas (itself declared in…
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The Sun tears into Ethical Forestry again, following announcement of Serious Fraud Investigation

A year after The Sun’s Kelvin Mackenzie went in on Ethical Forestry director Matthew Pickard, the paper has waded in again as the SFO announced…
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Serious Fraud Office opens investigation in connection with Ethical Forestry – March 2017

SFO announcement comes after police warrants executed in the South of England On the 8th of March 2017, the Serious Fraud Office announced…
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FCA bosses confirm and end to PPI claims with deadline, but what about the Next Big Scandal?

The authorities are gearing up to put an end to PPI, but is an even worse scandal lurking around the corner? The Financial…
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Investment & pension scammers using intense ‘Psychological’ techniques to part the over 55’s with their money

A warning straight from the FCA has explored the techniques used by scammers to get your money and turn it grubby. The Financial…
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Global Forestry Investments in the news as 70 investors are told to make a claim

The trustee of Green Retirement Pension Plan has told over 70 pension scheme members to look at making a claim for bad advice…
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IFA no-longer authorised was found at fault in 4 cases by the Ombudsman

Cheshire-based R W Harris Limited, an IFA that was previously authorised by the FCA under number 143856, had 4 Financial Ombudsman complaints against…
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At least 2 Ethical Forestry plantations described as suffering “severe-total” damage after Hurricane Otto

A further 3 Ethical Forestry plantations remain “unverified” on the damage report A new letter from the liquidators of Costa Rican tree investment,…
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FCA concerned about the suitability of over 500 DB pension transfers: what we know so far

The regulator has issued a warning over £12.7m worth of pension transfers A former compliance officer has been issued with a warning over…
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NEW SCAM: Do YOU know enough to keep your pension safe from the NEW type of pension SCAM?

Find out how some companies might be trying to make a pretty-penny by transferring YOUR pension into somewhere a lot less ‘suitable’… The…
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Ex-financial adviser wrapped up in Sustainable AgroEnergy may face further Serious Fraud Office Action

The Serious Fraud Office is now considering even FURTHER action against Stuart Stone for his part in the Sustainable AgroEnergy saga – an…
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Apollo Pension & Investment Advisers asked to pay compensation to three clients over ‘unsuitable’ SIPP advice after Green Oil Plantations investments

One such case involved the pension transfer of a man with degenerative neurological conditions, who later died. Regulated IFA, Apollo Pension & Investment…
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FCA warns of Third Generation pension scams – What to watch for when transferring your pension

We explore the warning signs of a Third Generation DFM-based pension scam The Financial Conduct Authority has published a warning on it’s website,…
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Is your telephone number lurking in a pension SCAMMER’S database?

Which? Money sets out on daring mission to show just how easy it is for scammers to get hold of your data, and…
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The Falcon Group – Lighthouse Group PLC has 15 upheld complaints over UCIS investments

The Falcon Group Limited (Falcon), now owned by advice firm Lighthouse Group PLC (Lighthouse) since 2008 has had over 15 FOS decisions upheld…
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Pacific IFA Ltd dealt 15 upheld complaints for poor advice involving Harlequin Property Investments and SIPPs

Pacific IFA Ltd (previously called Pacific Life), is an Essex based financial advice firm currently showing 2 active and regulated advisers, and is…
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IFA receives 19 Ombudsman decisions against it’s advice regarding UCIS investments and SIPPs

IFA Portafina LLP, who were previously registered with the FCA under the name Portal Financial Services LPP (trading as Portal Financial), have had…
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Single IFA faces FCA restrictions after no less than 14 upheld Ombudsman complaints regarding high-risk investments into SIPPs

Kingswood Financial Advisors, a Mid Glamorgan based financial advice firm has had restrictions imposed by the Financial Conduct Authority that mean it can…
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Bank House Investment Management given tough new restrictions by FCA: Cease all regulated activity!

The Financial Conduct Authority has stepped up the restrictions imposed on Bank House Investment Management – a financial advice firm – meaning Bank…
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High Court bans 3 directors of Carbon Credits Scheme

A total of 44 years worth of ban has been handed to the three former directors of Worldwide Commodity Partners Limited – a…
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FSCS acknowledges the Ethical Forestry problem: Estimates there is over £50m to be paid into compensation to investors

Have you begun your own claim yet? The FSCS has released a statement that says it expects to pay over £50m in claims…
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New Ethical Forestry letter: Investment limbo and HURRICANE worries cast further doubt over investor’s money

A new letter dated 28th November from Ethical Forestry liquidators HJS Recovery has told investors that they are still no closer to reaching…
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Premier Children Services Investment enters administration: What we know so far

If you’ve invested your cash or pension into Premier Children’s Services (often called PCS) and you haven’t yet heard the news, you might…
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The Financial Services regulator thinks ONLY ONE-IN-FOUR sales of UCIS investments are suitable the investors – how can you be sure you haven’t been mis-sold your SIPP pension?

Are you one of those 3 that aren’t suitable? Back as early as 2013, the Financial Services regulator (then the FSA, now the…
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FCA takes action on 3rd party lead generation by restricting the authorisation of 3 financial advice firms: No more pension transfers!

The Financial Conduct Authority has told 3 unrelated IFA businesses to stop pension switching for clients and to hold off on the disposal…
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Can I make a claim against my SIPP provider?

The truth is, you may not have to! This is the big question that the industry asks itself a lot: what level of liability do…
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Should I trust my financial adviser about my pension? A 4-point checklist

The UK financial services market is as wonderful as it is complex, and fortunately features some of the best Independent Financial Advisers in…
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8 of the best retirement planning tips that could make all the difference to your happily ever-after

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Did you trade in your teacher’s pension for something else? Now might be the time to revisit the advice you received…

In the ever-changing world at the chalk-face, most would agree that one of the true remaining perks of becoming a teacher is one of the…
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First ever FSCS claim regarding liquidated investment Ethical Forestry paid out, values EF investment at £Zero

Get Claims Advice has spearheaded the first mis-sold SIPP FSCS claim regarding Ethical Forestry this week, with the FSCS valuing the currently liquidated…
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CityWire reveals that some InvestUS investors haven’t been paid interest in over 2 years as Director Stephen Wright denies conflict of interest with Cherish Wealth Management.

£77m is a lot of investor capital, and many investors in US property reclamation scheme InvestUS will likely be wishing they hadn’t contributed…
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Over £2m* paid out for Get Claims Advice mis-sold pension claims!

Both clients and Get Claims Advice staff alike are celebrating a little bit extra today as we hit our £2m* paid out for mis-sold…
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I’ve lost my pension to a bad investment: Fight or flight? The choice is yours.

Fight or Flight with your mis-sold pension investments Losing your pension through a bad or even fraudulent investment is a terrifying experience, filled…
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Claim is a dirty word: why ambulance chasing culture undermines life-saving and legitimate claims

As a society, the British public doesn’t see sense in the idea of ‘Something for nothing’, and perhaps it should always be that…
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FCA visits more Wealth Management firms to assess suitability – why this should be an alarm for consumers

If you needed more evidence to cement your suspicions that some IFA’s simply aren’t up to the job when it comes to offering…
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Confused by your pension? It could be that is was mis-sold to you – take this mis-sold pension test to find out!

Confused by your pension? It could be that is was mis-sold to you – take this mis-sold pension test to find out! We…
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SIPP Rules: What are they and was I mis-sold my SIPP?

Whether you have already invested you money into a SIPP or you’re just considering it, you need to be in-the-know when it comes…
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Radio 4 make Ethical Forestry investment focal point of Money Box show

Troubled Ethical Forestry investments has once again hit the headlines, this time as a main feature on Radio 4’s “Money Box” segment, this…
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Get Claims Advice team meets with FSCS to help hash-out new SIPP claims process

Meeting with FSCS paves new way forward for financial claims A fantastic and usually rare meeting with the FSCS has left the Get…
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FSCS moves to put SIPP providers on the target list

People who have suffered from a mis-sold SIPP will be pleased to see that the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) are considering holding…
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The Sun slams into Ethical Forestry bosses and demands they pay investors back millions!

In a powerful article about pension investments the Sun’s Kelvin MacKenzie suggested that Bournemouth based investment group Ethical Forestry should be subject to…
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What is a SIPP?

For the uninitiated, the world of pension investments can be confusing, and one question that appears time and time again is a simple…
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C.I.B Life & Pensions Goes into Liquidation

CIB Life and Pensions went into liquidation back in May 2015, shortly after the Financial Ombudsman found them at fault regarding advice given…
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