Blogs & News

SIPP use on the rise after pension transfer activity explosion

Investments made through pension wrappers have reached a new high of £13.4bn in the third quarter of 2017, up 66.3 per cent on last year.*
The figures showed the amounts coming into pensions through transfers was particularly high. For instance, transfers into self-invested personal pensions (SIPP) more than doubled over the past 12 months to reach £1.9bn.

Fit to work?

As an employee are you aware of what support is available if you are diagnosed with an illness? Or when you feel ready to return to work? Stephen Williams, Wren Sterling’s HR Director explains the options for employees.

Are you retirement ready?

If you’re ready to decide what to do with your pension or you just want to understand what your options are when you turn 55, our blog covers some of the basics around new pensions freedoms options.

When no news is good news

What did the Chancellor say about pensions and ISAs in his autumn budget? Neil MacGillivray of James Hay Partnership explains why a combination of the two is essential for retirement planning. James Hay Partnership is an investment partner of Wren Sterling.

Life Insurance: Are you covered?

We insure our cars, our homes, and even our holidays – but very few of us protect ourselves and our families against illness or death. Find out more about life insurance, what it is, and how it can be used to help some of our clients.

Critical Illness: Are you covered?

Could Critical Illness Cover be suitable for you? Each year close to a million people in the UK find themselves unable to work due to a serious illness or injury (ABI ). And it’s not uncommon to confuse the cover you have, thinking you’re protected when you’re not.