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AMPS response to PS14/12

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The Association of Member-Directed Pension Schemes (AMPS) comments on FCA Policy Statement PS14/12 – A new capital framework for self invested personal pension (SIPP) operators....
Geoff Buck on 22nd Aug 2014 8:47 am

AMPS Curated List of Drawdown Alternatives

The current list of suggestions submitted by AMPS members and others suggested in the press, as of 14 November 2012: Drawdown Alternatives 1.Round Up rather than Round Down gilt yield (simple, but...
Andrew Roberts on 14th Nov 2012 9:40 am

AMPS: Use Pension Fund Monies To Stimulate Economic Growth

AMPS have written to Greg Clark, the new Financial Secretary to the Treasury, with updated suggestions for using pension fund monies to stimulate economic growth. The proposals, dismissed by the previous...
Andrew Roberts on 11th Sep 2012 4:07 pm

AMPS urges regulators to tackle root of SIPP fraud

The Serious Fraud Office and Financial Services Authority should concentrate on stopping the promotion of unregulated investments to the general public, rather than increasing red tape for SIPP providers,...
Andrew Roberts on 24th Jul 2012 3:35 pm

AMPS responds to Chapter 5 of CP 12/5

AMPS responds to Chapter 5 of CP 12/5 The SIPP industry, represented by the Association of Member-directed Pension Schemes, has rejected the FSA’s revised proposals for disclosure of charges...
Andrew Roberts on 30th May 2012 5:41 pm

AMPS surveys members on unisex GAD rates

The Association of Member-Directed Pension Schemes (AMPS), the trade body for SSAS and SIPP providers, has set up an online survey for its members to complete so that it can...
Andrew Roberts on 10th Feb 2012 10:30 am

AMPS forms Platform Sub-Committee

The Association of Member-Directed Pension Schemes (AMPS), the trade body for SSAS and SIPP providers, has announced that it is forming a platform sub-committee. Neil MacGillivray, Honorary Secretary of AMPS...
Andrew Roberts on 9th Feb 2012 11:00 am

AMPS appoints new chairman

The Association of Member-Directed Pension Schemes (AMPS), the trade body for SSAS and SIPP providers, today announced Andrew Roberts of Barnett Waddingham LLP as its new Chairman. On his appointment, Andrew...
Neil Macgillivray on 13th Oct 2011 9:44 am

AMPS elects new committee at AGM

The Association of Member-Directed Pension Schemes (AMPS), the trade body for SSAS and SIPP providers, today announced that two new members join their committee. The announcement was made at the...
Andrew Roberts on 5th Oct 2011 4:44 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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