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Everybody’s Talking About Housing

In the pensions world we talk about ESG, SRI, and Impact Investing. That’s “Environmental-Social-Governance” or “Socially Responsible Investing”, for the uninitiated.In the self-administered world there’s a long tradition of investing for other reasons than just…

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Can Your Candidate Protect Your Self-admin Scheme?

There is little doubt that the next Government’s attitude to private pensions will have a serious impact on the shape and size of your pension pot.In 2019, self-administered pension schemes in particular were targeted under the cover of the new European pension’s directive…

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#GE 2020 - Is Your Pension at Risk?

The 2020 general election is 10 days away and one of the key hot button issues is Retirement Age and the State Pension.In 2014, the government raised the commencement age for the State Pension from 65 to 66, leaving thousands who were contractually obligated to retire at 65…

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Merry Christmas from all the Team at ITC

Our office will be closed from the evening of the 23rd of December, to reopen on January 2nd, 2020. Please note that we will process bank transfers and requests that are received before 12pm on the 23rd December 2019.We would like to take this opportunity to wish you a very…

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The Annual Jack Fitzpatrick Lecture Proudly Sponsored by Independent Trustee Limited

Last week Independent Trustee Limited (ITL) sponsored the Irish ProShare Association’s (IPSA) annual Jack FitzPatrick Lecture for the second time. Jeremy Mitchell, our trustee services director in charge of share schemes, was the first speaker and introduced the guest for the…

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The Drive for 5? Pffft..Try 6 in a Row!

ITC Group is delighted to announce that we, for the 6th year running, have been awarded Independent Trustee Firm of the Year at the Irish Pension Awards.The winners were announced at the gala dinner and awards ceremony on 20th November 2019 at the Shelbourne Hotel Dublin. The…

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Should You Consider Taking a Transfer Value From a Defined Benefit Pension Scheme?

In our latest vlog, ITC's John McGovern discusses the variables to consider when taking a transfer value from a Defined Benefit Pension Scheme. He also takes a look at what investment return or risk would be needed on the transfer value offered to at least match…

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Tax deadline: Set up an ITC pension overnight with ITC Nexus

With the tax deadline looming on 31st October, it’s good to know that a self-administered pension can be set up overnight if you use ITC’s online facility - ITC Nexus. Send us a cheque for your client’s tax savings the following morning, ensuring you meet the deadline…

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ITC Annual Survey

From 24th Sept - 4th Oct, we will be conducting our annual survey. The ITC survey has been designed to allow us to gain feedback on how we can support our clients and advisors in their everyday business. The survey covers areas such as; ITC’s products, support and…

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Changes to the ITC Team

We recently made some important changes to our ITC Management Team.Sean McLoughlin has decided for personal reasons to step down from his executive role as Head of Advisor Services effective from 31st August 2019. As a founder director and leader of the company for the past 25…

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