What is a SIPP?

A Self Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) is a Registered Pension Scheme under the terms of the Finance Act 2004.

SIPPs are designed for investors who want maximum control over their pension without being dependent on any one fund manager or insurance company. As such, a SIPP requires active management and a degree of investment expertise. Furthermore, the charges (levied by the SIPP manager) may be higher than for a Personal Pension or Stakeholder Pension.

Unlike a standard Personal Pension, a SIPP holder has a much wider choice of assets to invest in, each of which can be selected to meet the individual's personal circumstances and requirements.
Investments which can be held in a SIPP include:

  • UK and overseas equities
  • Unlisted shares
  • OEICs and unit trusts
  • Investment trusts
  • Property and land (but not most residential property)
  • Insurance bonds

It’s possible to use a SIPP to raise a mortgage to fund the purchase of commercial property, where the rental income paid into the SIPP either completely, or partially, covers the mortgage repayments and/or the property’s running costs.

Please note SIPPs are not suitable for everyone, we will conduct an assessment of your situation to determine suitability.

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THE VALUE OF PENSIONS AND THE INCOME THEY PRODUCE CAN FALL AS WELL AS RISE. YOU MAY GET BACK LESS THAN YOU INVESTED.

TAX TREATMENT VARIES ACCORDING TO INDIVIDUAL CIRCUMSTANCES AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

London Stock Exchange

Value Move %
FTSE 100
8187.46 22.56 0.276
FTSE 250
21093.34 -120.449 -0.568
FTSE 350
4531.6 7.04 0.156
FTSE All Shares
4489.24 6.8 0.152
Dow Jones
41198.21 243.73 0.595
Nasdaq
17996.924 -512.416 -2.768

Currencies

Value Move %
0
1.189 -0 -0.041
GBP/NOK
13.956 -0.047 -0.338
0
13.719 -0.013 -0.093
GBP/USD
1.301 0.004 0.274

Biggest Movers

Value Move %
SEGRO
795.6 +52.4 +7.05
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477.8 -18.1 -3.65

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