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Store First investment’s winding-up order adjourned by High Court

03/08/2017

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 Personal Pensions, has had its’ winding-up hearing adjourned by the High Court, with a new date yet to be set. Petitions from the Secretary of State for business, Energy and Industrial strategy … Continued

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IFA told to end relationships with unregulated introducers and cease all regulated activities before review – Asset Independent Financial Advisers Ltd

03/07/2017

The FCA asked Asset Independent Financial Advisers Ltd to comply with their requests to cease work. Based in North Humberside, Asset Independent Financial Advisors Ltd has been authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority for well over a decade, but has now been asked by the regulator to cease all regulated activity introduced to them by … Continued

Regulator restrictions for IFA Strategic Wealth UK Ltd and Synergy

31/05/2017

Restrictions have been imposed on advice firm Strategic Wealth UK Ltd by the Financial Conduct Authority, and revolve around pensions. Based from their offices in Deeside, Clwyd, Strategic Wealth UK Ltd are still authorised by the FCA – the UK’s financial services regulator and watchdog, but have been told to “cease all pensions business and … Continued

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How pension cold-calling scammers are already planning to dodge the cold-calling ban and take more pensions!

30/05/2017

A TV documentary featuring Get Claims Advice Ltd as specialist consultants, has revealed just how unregulated introducers can loop-hole around the proposed pension cold-calling ban. The petition-driven ban against pension cold-calling, which would make it illegal for UK firms to call you out-of-the-blue about your pension, is currently on hold until after the general election, … Continued

ITV Tonight – How Safe Is Your Pension?

03/05/2017

Is pension mis-selling finally be about to hit mainstream news on ITV? Potentially one to watch this week! “Adam Shaw looks at the fraudulent scammers targeting around 11 million people every year in a bid to get hold of their pensions, as the programme goes undercover to expose some of those trying to target the … Continued

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Mis-sold Pension Stories: Anthony and the Unregulated Land Bank

05/04/2017

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 are a little better than others. Like just last week, when we helped Anthony win back his SIPP pension investment from a high-risk and unregulated land-banking scheme, with a direct claim totaling … Continued

MORE firms agree with FCA to halt pension transfers

05/04/2017

16 companies have voluntarily agree with the Financial Conduct Authority to cease pension transfers A pension transfer (as defined by the FCA) is when a defined benefit pension (such as a final salary scheme, or other occupational scheme that guarantees a certain pay-out on retirement) is transferred to an alternative pension scheme, such as a … Continued

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4 SIPP providers fail FCA’s new rules on Capital Adequacy; what next?

27/03/2017

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 through a Freedom of Information request from New Model Adviser. The rules laid out by the financial services regulator, the FCA, became legitimate on 1 September 2016, and mean that those providers … Continued