Andrew Roberts Press Clippings
661 views | +0 today
Andrew Roberts Press Clippings
My personal collection of press clippings
Curated by Andrew Roberts
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

Key pension reform dates in the coming year

Key pension reform dates in the coming year | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
Over the next 12 months the pensions and retail investment sectors expect to see some of the most sweeping changes for a generation following one of t...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

Andrew Roberts: Fourth time lucky on drawdown reform?

Andrew Roberts: Fourth time lucky on drawdown reform? | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
The Budget pensions rule changes are good news but these are the Government’s fourth change to drawdown rules in five years.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

Andrew Roberts blog: Unrestricted drawdown – a catalyst for simplification?

Andrew Roberts blog: Unrestricted drawdown – a catalyst for simplification? | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
With all the recent chatter about drawdown reform, no one spotted that the Government would advocate unrestricted access to pension pots for all. Ther...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

Cover feature: Future of the Sipps sector

Cover feature: Future of the Sipps sector | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
Increased regulation and competition is spurring consolidation in the Sipp sector but what will the future hold? By Sally Hamilton. �You may need...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

FCA confirms third thematic Sipps review publication date

FCA confirms third thematic Sipps review publication date | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
The FCA has confirmed that the third thematic review into Sipp providers will be published in June. The regulator said it could not be give an exact d...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

Andrew Roberts blog: Industry in need of a unanimous investment decision

Andrew Roberts blog: Industry in need of a unanimous investment decision | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
Calls for a return of the "permitted investment list" for self-invested pensions (SIPPs, SSASs and QROPSs) continue. During my time on the AMPS commit...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

Busting the ‘unregulated’ myth - FTAdviser.com

Busting the ‘unregulated’ myth - FTAdviser.com | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
SSASs are often referred to as being unregulated but that is something of a half-truth, explains Andrew Roberts.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

Andrew Roberts' blog: Should HMRC pre-vet schemes?

Andrew Roberts' blog: Should HMRC pre-vet schemes? | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
So my first month away from AMPS in six years and I was suffering from cold turkey when I saw the release of new guidance by the FCA together with the...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

Small Sipp providers should sell soon to avoid creating orphans - New Model Adviser®

Small Sipp providers should sell soon to avoid creating orphans - New Model Adviser® | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
More than 12 months ago, I read the latest plan by the regulator to shore up the Sipp market. It expected 14% to 18% of Sipp providers to pack it all in.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

SIPPs: SIPP providers, interest rates and cash accounts – the debate continues

SIPPs: SIPP providers, interest rates and cash accounts – the debate continues | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
SIPPs (Self-Invested Personal Pensions) are big business in the UK with more than one million in existence. Investors would be forgiven for thinking that SIP
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

Transparency travails: A new regime for Sipps disclosure - FT Adviser

Transparency travails: A new regime for Sipps disclosure - FT Adviser | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
FT Adviser Transparency travails: A new regime for Sipps disclosure FT Adviser The industry was initial resistant to the new rules, with trade body the Association of Member Directed Pensions Schemes stating ahead of the publication of the paper in...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

New Amps chair warns over banks’ SSAS liberation fears - New Model Adviser®

New Amps chair warns over banks’ SSAS liberation fears - New Model Adviser® | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
Fears over SSAS schemes being used to facilitate pension liberation fraud has led to banks refusing members banking facilities, according to the newly appointed chairman of the Association of Member Directed Pension Schemes.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

What happens to your pension savings when you die?

What happens to your pension savings when you die? | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
A key attraction of Self Invested Personal Pensions (SIPPs) and Small Self Administered Schemes (SSASs) is the degree of control you, as member, have over your pension savings.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

DC pension savings to become more flexible

DC pension savings to become more flexible | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
Budget 2014 announced a raft of changes.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

Technical Update: SSAS revival and comparisons with Sipps

Technical Update: SSAS revival and comparisons with Sipps | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
By Andrew Roberts of Barnett WaddinghamSSAS revival as Sipps regulation causes some advisers to hesitateWhile most financial planners are comfortable...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

Chancellor’s pension drawdown plans are dangerous and short-sighted argues financial advice firm. Minimum pension age rises to 57 from 2028 | Mindful Money

Chancellor’s pension drawdown plans are dangerous and short-sighted argues financial advice firm. Minimum pension age rises to 57 from 2028 | Mindful Money | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
The social news and knowledge network for the investment community
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

Budget 2014: What it means for planners - our panel's view

Budget 2014: What it means for planners - our panel's view | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
Financial Planner Online's assembled team of budget experts have reacted with surprise and interest to some of the Budget announcements today. Mike Mo...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

Andrew Roberts blog: Are you working with me, or against me?

Andrew Roberts blog: Are you working with me, or against me? | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
Commentators, regulators and even the industry itself have all struggled to split the SIPP market into neatly labelled boxes to highlight the wide ran...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

Budget allows 'unprecedented level of flexibility'

Budget allows 'unprecedented level of flexibility' | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
Andrew Roberts, partner, Barnett Waddingham commenting on pension drawdown measures outlined in the Budget 2014.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

Andrew Roberts' blog: Governance in small trust-based DC schemes

Andrew Roberts' blog: Governance in small trust-based DC schemes | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
We start 2014 knowing that the Pensions Regulator will be looking to improve governance in small trust-based DC schemes following the publication of C...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

Can I invest my pension in gold?

Can I invest my pension in gold? | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
Generally, if you can touch, stroke or enjoy something then you can’t buy it with your pension.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

Barnett Waddingham suggests ‘below 100 per cent’ cap ad - FTAdviser.com

Holding all of the capital proposed by regulations is inefficient for Sipp operators, Andrew Roberts says.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

Should I commute part of my pension?

Should I commute part of my pension? | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
One of the consistently most popular parts of the Barnett Waddingham website is the page that answers the question “what is commutation”?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

Are the FCA’s capital proposals ‘adequate’? - FTAdviser.com

Are the FCA’s capital proposals ‘adequate’? - FTAdviser.com | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
One year on from the regulator’s proposals to shake-up capital provision being published, the sector is still unclear on the final rules.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Andrew Roberts
Scoop.it!

Barnett Waddingham suggests ‘below 100 per cent’ cap ad - FTAdviser.com

Barnett Waddingham suggests ‘below 100 per cent’ cap ad - FTAdviser.com | Andrew Roberts Press Clippings | Scoop.it
Holding all of the capital proposed by regulations is inefficient for Sipp operators, Andrew Roberts says.
more...
No comment yet.