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Money Purchase Annual Allowance consultation response

The AMPS Committee's response to the consultation was issued on 15th February. A copy can be viewed via the link below. Though the consultation's two questions were of narrow focus, the AMPS response sought to consider them by reference to the broader context of the continuing restriction of pension tax relief;...
Zachary Gallagher on 16th Feb 2017 4:27 pm

Pension scams consultation

The AMPS Committee's response to the HM Treasury/DWP consultation on pension scams has been completed and submitted. The consultation was of particular interest to AMPS, given its reference to SSAS and pensioneer trustees. It gave good opportunity to restate the importance of SSAS in UK pension provision, and to write in...
Zachary Gallagher on 14th Feb 2017 9:58 am

Making Retirement Choices Clear

The ABI has published a language guide for communicating pension freedoms with the aim of simplifying pension jargon....
Alan Finch on 6th Dec 2016 11:56 am

Updated Agenda for Technical Seminar, 28th April 2016

An updated agenda is available to view for the AMPS Technical Seminar, for which a limited number of places remains available....
Zachary Gallagher on 12th Apr 2016 9:12 am

Interim application process for Fixed Protection 2016 and Individual Protection 2016

AMPS members might be aware that HMRC's Pension Schemes Newsletter 76 was published on 18 February 2016. This includes details of the interim application process for Fixed Protection 2016 and Individual Protection 2016, intended for those who wish to give effect to benefit crystallisation events whilst relying on such protection...
Zachary Gallagher on 19th Feb 2016 4:44 pm

Event Dates 2016

Conference

Diary dates for 2016 ...
Claire May on 18th Dec 2015 9:39 am

AMPS Compliance Seminar 25 November 2015

Conference

CPD and full presentation on AMPSonline ...
Claire May on 26th Nov 2015 12:22 pm

Appointment of Officers

At a meeting of the AMPS Committee following the 10th Annual General Meeting of the Association, the following appointments of Officers were confirmed: Chair: Neil MacGillivray Honorary Secretary: Zachary Gallagher Honorary Treasurer: Elaine Turtle Membership Secretary: Geoff Buck If Association Members have any queries as to the organisation of the Association, they are welcome to...
Zachary Gallagher on 30th Oct 2015 9:05 am

CTC Market Review2015 - Growth Rates by Asset Class

Since 2013, when the FCA stipulated that projections should reflect the underlying investments selected by clients, provider feedback ...
Neil Macgillivray on 7th Oct 2015 12:17 pm

Final agenda available for AMPS Technical Seminar

The agenda and list of speakers for the AMPS Technical Seminar, to be held at the Hilton London Paddington Hotel on Tuesday 6th October, has been finalised and can be viewed below. A limited number of places is still available for the day. Members still intending to attend are encouraged to...
Zachary Gallagher on 29th Sep 2015 9:47 am

AMPS response to HM Treasury consultation on pensions tax relief

The AMPS Committee has submitted its response to HM Treasury's consultation document, "Strengthening the incentive to save: a consultation on pensions tax relief". A copy of that response is available below. The tax relief consultation will be the subject of a panel discussion, at the AMPS Technical Seminar, to be held on...
Zachary Gallagher on 28th Sep 2015 10:40 am

Volunteering with The Pensions Advisory Service

AMPS members should be aware that TPAS's functions include the provision of a free advisory service to the public, with the intention of assisting in the resolving of pension disputes. A national network of volunteer advisers supports TPAS in its operating of this service. AMPS understands that TPAS is keen to...
Zachary Gallagher on 15th Sep 2015 5:24 pm

Henry Stewart Conference Studies event: SIPPs and Retirement Options, 14 October 2015

AMPS members qualify for a 10% discount, upon registration for the above event. Further information, including a link to the registration site, is available in the document below....
Zachary Gallagher on 18th Aug 2015 5:28 pm

Results of the AMPS members questionnaire on CP14/12

Results of AMPS member questionnaire on CP14/12...
Neil Macgillivray on 7th Oct 2014 11:37 am

SIPP Capital Adequacy

Capital Adequacy Consultation FCA

The FCA has this morning issued their response to the consultation on SIPP Capital Adequacy CP12/33....
Geoff Buck on 4th Aug 2014 11:50 am

Compliance Seminar – 9th October 2014 - Date confirmed

FCA Conference

The annual compliance seminar has been confirmed as Thursday 9th October so please note the date in your diaries. ...
Geoff Buck on 28th Jul 2014 3:14 pm

2014 Annual General Meeting: Preliminary Notice

The Association's Annual General Meeting, for 2014, is to be held on Thursday 9th October. Preliminary Notice of the AGM is hereby issued, via the attached document. ...
Zachary Gallagher on 23rd Jul 2014 9:09 am

AMPS response to Freedom and Choice in pensions - March 2014

Consultation HMRC HM Treasury

AMPS have responded to the HM Treasury consultation paper 'Freedom and choices in pensions' issued March 2014 which seeks views on issues arising from the implementation in 2015 of the proposed new retirement income flexibility of complete access to defined contribution pension funds from the minimum pension age. ...
Robert Graves on 19th Jun 2014 11:31 am

AMPS website

Website

The AMPS website will be taken off line at 8am tomorrow morning in preparation for our website re-launch. We would expect the site to be unavailable for approximately 48 hours so please bear with us during this time.  ...
Geoff Buck on 19th May 2014 7:27 pm

AMPS Annual Conference 2014

Members The AMPS Committee are currently planning the agenda for the Annual Conference (21st May 2014) and would be interested in any topics members would like to put forward for consideration. Subjects...
Claire May on 16th Jan 2014 3:06 pm

Recent News

Money Purchase Annual Allowance consultation response
The AMPS Committee's response to the consultation was issued on 15th February. A copy can be viewed via the link below. Though the consultation's two questions were of narrow focus, the AMPS response sought to consider them by reference to the broader context of the continuing restriction of pension tax relief;
16th Feb 2017 4:27 pm
Pension scams consultation
The AMPS Committee's response to the HM Treasury/DWP consultation on pension scams has been completed and submitted. The consultation was of particular interest to AMPS, given its reference to SSAS and pensioneer trustees. It gave good opportunity to restate the importance of SSAS in UK pension provision, and to write in
14th Feb 2017 9:58 am
Making Retirement Choices Clear
The ABI has published a language guide for communicating pension freedoms with the aim of simplifying pension jargon.
6th Dec 2016 11:56 am

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