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Consolidation and technology will drive SIPP market expansion

Around one in three advisers say SIPP consolidation is increasing. Our recent research shows that advisers believe pension consolidation and technology investment by providers will drive continuing expansion of the SIPP market. Nearly two out of three (63%) of advisers identified consolidation and investment in enhanced administration technology as the main drivers of growth in...
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iPensions Group acquires Forthplus SIPP

We are delighted to announce the acquisition of the Forthplus Pensions book of business providing certainty to its 2,500-plus members. The acquisition of the Edinburgh-based SIPP provider and administrator enables customers who include UK expats to transfer to a company with over two decades of experience in UK and international pensions and a commitment to...
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Don’t let a scammer enjoy your retirement

Scammers are targeting pension pots of all sizes – make sure you know how to spot the signs. Pension scammers are targeting people like you with the average victim losing £91,000 each. Scams are hard to spot and are often disguised with credible websites, testimonials and materials which make them look like the real thing....
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Innovation focus with cloud technology partnership

With a technology-driven approach for pension solutions in the SIPP market, we are strengthening our focus on innovation with private cloud infrastructure from the leading technology solutions provider Rackspace Technology® (NASDAQ: RXT). The multicloud solutions provider is supporting our ambitious growth plans following significant inhouse investment in our highly scalable pension platform, allowing us to continue...
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The rise of ‘clone firm’ pension scams and how to protect yourself

Pension and investment scams are on the rise in the UK, with a worrying increase in the number of reported scams taking place during the Coronavirus pandemic. Due to the financial instability created by the continuing crisis, many people are looking to secure their future finances. This has presented scammers with an opportunity to take...
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Launching our Irish transfer service for SIPPs

New transfer service is backed by strong Irish pension knowledge and experience. We are pleased to announce the launch of a new Irish Transfer Service, enabling Irish expatriates and people with Irish pension benefits to consolidate Irish, UK or other overseas pension benefits into a SIPP. With the ability to transfer into the  Adviser SIPP...
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Spring Budget 2021: changes to lifetime pension allowance

With the Covid-19 pandemic affecting personal finances, 2020/21 has been a tough financial year for many. Lots of people in the UK are now paying extra attention to their finances and thinking seriously about their financial future. With this in mind, many of us had been eagerly awaiting the UK Government's Spring Budget, hoping to...
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We have launched our Adviser Portal

Portal enables SIPP applications to be completed in minutes We are delighted to announce the launch of our Adviser Portal as we continue the technological transformation focused on innovation in the SIPP market to support advisers and their clients. The new Adviser Portal enables advisers to complete the SIPP application process within minutes in contrast...
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Younger clients demand SIPP tech improvements

Our recent adviser research has revealed that younger clients are increasingly demanding technological improvements from Self Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) providers as the market expands. Over three-quarters of advisers said that younger generations of clients regard technological investment as a significant consideration when choosing a pension provider, adding to the already significant push towards technologically...
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iPensions Group supports Talk Money Week 2020

The term 'financial wellbeing' is gaining a lot more attention in today's world and as pension administrators, it is essential that we contribute to improving people's sense of financial wellbeing when it comes to their pension. That’s why every year, we take part in Talk Money Week, an annual campaign aimed at encouraging the whole...
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