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What’s Next for the Pensions Industry? Part 1

At the beginning of 2020, the pension industry anticipated a year of development. We have certainly experienced much change, albeit much of it from unanticipated events. We can however learn from our response to these events, and this will inform how we deal with future…

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The 8 Things You Need to Know About Pension Property – Part 2

In part 1 of this series of blogs, we discussed what pension property is, why consider it, why now is a good time and what the rules are. If you have yet to read part 1, please click here. 5. So, how does pension property compare to investing in property outside of a…

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The 8 Things You Need to Know About Pension Property – Part 1

We have seen a significant uptake in Pension Property investments recently and thought it would be useful to summarise some key points that we hope will be of interest to you:1. What is pension property? Single member pension schemes have the ability to invest in real estate.…

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Building Your Retirement Fund

Securing enough money for your retirement is a daunting task. Many don’t know where to start or feel it’s something they can put off until later in life. So, we have created some simple do’s and don’ts for the diligent saver.Do:1. Start a pension. It may seem…

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New Feature to ITC Nexus

Following requests from our advisors, we have developed a ‘Download Client Summary’ function on the ITC Nexus portal, which enhances your overview of client schemes.By clicking the button in the ‘My Business’ section of the portal, you can generate an excel list of all…

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Stay in Control of Your Scheme Anytime, Anywhere

The ITC Client Portal offers simple functionality and convenient access to:Your scheme details Keep track of your pension contributions (in real time) Check on rental payments (in real time) Daily LEAP/Conexim portfolio values Daily cash balances and transaction visibility…

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How COVID-19 Affects Your Pension

COVID-19 has brought a lot of uncertainty to our lives. ITC’s Eoin Hassett touches on important points for members of DB, DC and individual schemes. The views expressed in this video are based on our current (as of June 2020) understanding of pensions law and Revenue…

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Should I Move My Pension Out of the UK Prior to Brexit?

In our latest vlog, ITC’s Eoin Hassett looks at the future for ROPS transfers post Brexit and your options if you are considering transferring.  The views expressed in this video are based on our current (as of June 2020) understanding of pensions law and…

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How to Protect Your Scheme From Breaching Standard Fund Threshold

In our latest vlog, ITC’s Eoin Hassett goes through the options available to you to protect your scheme from Excess Fund Tax.  The views expressed in this video are based on our current (as of June 2020) understanding of pensions law and Revenue practice,…

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Is Your Pension ‘Good as Gold’?

With the current level of uncertainty in world markets we have received numerous requests for information on how ITC Self Directed Pension schemes (pre and post retirement) can hold Gold and Silver.It is accepted that if gold bullion is held via a gold certificate through the…

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