Varied and versatile, your adviser may discuss trusts with you when making their recommendation. They’re a useful part of an adviser’s tool box – allowing you to set aside assets for specified beneficiaries. Find out more about how they can be used, and the controls you can set.
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News headlines of tax avoidances schemes can be unsettling, especially if you worked to protect the assets you have a built up over many years to go to your chosen beneficiaries rather the tax man.
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.