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When SIPPs were created in Chancellor Lawson’s Budget speech back in 1989, the world was a different place. We were pre-financial crisis, pre-simplification, pre-freedom and choice and less engaged with saving for the long term, in part due to the pensions industry having been dominated by DB schemes.
Crypto currency may sound like something from a science fiction movie or Series 11 of Doctor Who, which will see Jodie Whittaker become the first female Doctor, but the reality is investors are piling a lot of money into these vehicles.
SIPP and platform provider James Hay has seen revenues drop by £1.4m, in disappointing results for the first half of the year.
Talbot and Muir will merge its SIPP and SSAS businesses from October after receiving FCA approval.
Regular readers may recall my Blog from last October, entitled “Cart before horse nonsense has to stop”, in which I berated the time it was taking to get legislation through Parliament, ratifying pension-related changes that had, in effect, already come into force (for example, applying for Fixed Protection 2016).

Despite the current Brexit negotiations, the UK will forge ahead with the implementation of new data protection rules, which will see all previous legislation replaced.
The Financial Conduct Authority last month identified a number of pension areas where ‘intervention’ may be necessary following the introduction of the pension freedoms in April 2015.
AJ Bell, the Sipp and investment provider, has urged the Financial Conduct Authority to make the disclosure regime for pension and investment products clearer.
Major platform provider AJ Bell has appointed a new sales director to work on their SIPP products.
Most advisers have had ‘significant issues’ with the tapered annual allowance rules, a Sipps firm has found.
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