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2015 Budget Summary

Is Britain walking tall again? The chancellor claims it is. This was one of many announcements made as he embarked upon his sixth budget speech. Growth is now forecast to rise to 2.5 per cent this year and 2.3 per cent in 2016, he said. As such, borrowing estimates were lowered. Here at WPS Financial [...]

The New Pension Flexibility From April 2015: The Detail Explained.

Last month HMRC published the ‘Draft Guidance’ on the pension flexibility that is being introduced from the 6th of April 2015. It runs no fewer than 38 pages, confirming that once again (sadly) there is no such thing as simplicity in pensions. The full guidance can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/344685/Annex_D_Flexibility_15_Guidance.pdf Defined Contribution Schemes only As [...]

2014-10-20T11:50:38+00:00 October 20th, 2014|Categories: Pensions, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

SIP Wealth Management sponsors young soccer prospect

A local young footballer has thanked a local firm of independent financial advisers for helping him achieve his dream – of representing Wales. SIP Wealth Management, a specialist practice of Independent Financial Advisers with branches in Mumbles and Swansea, has sponsored Jesse Howes, a 16-year old student and promising footballer from Gowerton Comprehensive School, for [...]

2014-06-30T13:38:49+00:00 June 4th, 2014|Categories: News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on SIP Wealth Management sponsors young soccer prospect

Plan for the unexpected

Have you ever considered what happens if one of your business partners falls seriously ill or dies unexpectedly? Their shareholding in the company will normally pass to their partner or children. This means you either end up with uninformed shareholders suddenly having a say in the business…or, you will need to buy them out. According [...]

The big pension questions answered

For all the hype around pensioners’ ‘right to buy a Lamborghini’ some of the more important elements of the 2014 budget may have been lost. Here, Jon Francis, director of SIP Wealth Management, cuts through the hype and identifies the key things everyone with a pension needs to know. This year’s budget will greatly enhance [...]

Step-by-step SIPPS

Self-invested personal pension funds (SIPPs) are a rapidly growing but still often misunderstood concept within the world of pensions. Yet they are a fantastic innovation that can be used to easily and legitimately invest in a wide range of commercial ventures, boosting the value of that fund. Individuals especially within the business world may be [...]

2015-03-02T17:04:41+00:00 January 10th, 2014|Categories: Pensions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Boost business through your SIPP

The warm weather of late has meant business for many parts of the local tourism industry has been booming. When the sky is blue and the sea is warm, there is no better place to enjoy such a holiday and the owners of campsites, hotels, B&Bs and other businesses have been reaping the rewards. Some [...]