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New Pension Lending Calculator!!

We have recently launched our new Pension Lending Calculator which is available in the resources section of our website.Use our new calculator to check if there are sufficient funds in your scheme to purchase your desired property and ensure you have sufficient liquidity to…

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Introduction to Pension Borrowing

While the appetite for lending to self-directed pensions was subdued during the recession years, banks are again making loans to pensions, as announced in a recent blog. Facilities for investment in commercial property will originate with our larger banking partners, while ICS…

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Pension & Mortgages: The ITC Solution

The latest ITC Pension & Mortgages webinars took place on Thursday, 22nd of June and were presented by ITC Business Development Managers John McGovern and Steve Garavan.These seminars highlighted the pension property opportunity to the 80 brokers in attendance, along with…

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Gearing of Pension Property is Back

Over the past number of months, we in ITC have been working with our banking partners to facilitate borrowing against property in pensions and, as a result, a gearing option for residential property has recently been launched by our partners in ICS Mortgages (Dilosk). …

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QROPS – the real protection against Brexit

This was a conclusion reached at a series of lunchtime and morning webinars recently hosted by ITC on the topic of Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS).The ITC QROPS webinars were presented by ITC Group Managing Director, Aidan McLoughlin, Legal Officer,…

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International Pensions Workshop

On March 23rd, advisors were invited to join ITC for a workshop on International Pensions. The workshop took place in the Croke Park Hotel and gave advisors the opportunity to meet our ITC Malta team and learn more about advantages of transferring their clients’ pensions to…

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ITC Winner at the Longboat Analytics Financial Services Awards 2017

Delighted to be recognised as Independent Trustee Firm of the Year 2017, by the Longboat Analytics Financial Services Awards. Winners were announced at the Gala Awards Luncheon in the Round Room, Mansion House on Friday, March 10th.This is ITC's second time winning this award,…

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ITC Announced as Finalists by the Longboat Analytics Financial Services Awards 2017

Independent Trustee Company are pleased to be announced as finalists by the Longboat Analytics Financial Services Awards 2017. We have been shortlisted in the Independent Trustee Firm of the Year category, which we previously won in 2016. The Longboat Analytics Financial…

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LEAP has Launched!!

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Leading Edge Advisor Programme (‘LEAP’) website Leapplatform.ieLEAP provides the professional advisor with an innovative and transparent pensions and investment platform solution. This unique service combines the expertise of…

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Pensions Update: Finance Act 2017

In our recent blog we mentioned some potentially significant changes introduced in November’s Finance Bill regarding unvested PRSAs. The proposed amendments provided that benefits not taken by PRSA contributors on or before their 75th birthday will be treated as having…

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