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RP case studies: Using SIPP consolidation to bring pension freedom

People take out SIPPs for a variety of reasons, writes Elaine Turtle. Here she shares a case study which shows how the product's versatility can help clients access funds to help facilitate their chosen lifestyle 

Gareth James: MPAA – the two decade pension contribution diet

In light of the growing emphasis on personal responsibility in pension saving, Gareth James asks if the money purchase annual allowance is actually a disproportionate policy the government needs to revisit

Paul Darvil: SIPP and SSAS death benefits can be confusing – it’s an age...

Paul Darvill looks at SIPP and SSAS death benefits in his latest column for RP...

Andrew Aldridge: Why UK tech is one cause for post-Brexit optimism

As debate rages around how various UK business sectors might react in a post-Brexit world, Andrew Aldridge explains why - throughout the country - the technology sector stands out as an obvious area of expertise

Lee Halpin: The business funding opportunity hidden in plain sight

Though not exactly a secret, writes Lee Halpin, evidence suggests there is much to be done to raise awareness of using pension savings for business-funding purposes - and much to be gained by clients and advisers as a result

RP case studies: Using trusts to retain death benefit control

In the latest RP case study, Jessica List explores how clients can retain greater control over death benefits by utilising trusts instead of pension arrangements...

Martin Tilley: How to solve SSAS registration woes

Martin Tilley outlines a potential solution to avoiding the delay in HMRC registering a new SSAS...

Bernadette Lewis: Mental capacity and drawdown explained

Bernadette Lewis casts her technical eye over drawdown and mental capacity. Here, she outlines what could happen should clients suffer from conditions such as dementia in older age

Nigel Ashfield: Long lease income market explained

Finding reliable sources of income is no easy task for those planning their retirement, but investing in commercial property with long leases could provide a potential answer, writes Nigel Ashfield

Kate Johnson: HMRC’s Requirement to Correct rules explained

Kate Johnson explores the HMRC's Requirement to Correct regime. With time running out before implementation, it is becoming increasingly important to make sure clients are aware of their obligations, she writes

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