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There was a near 10,000 rise in the number of complaints about SIPPs and non-workplace pensions in the first half of 2023, according to the latest FCA Complaints Data report.

Wellington Court Financial Services Limited, which was declared in default by the FSCS in June, has had its temporary permissions revoked by the FCA.

Barnett Waddingham has appointed former St James Place Wealth director Neil Howitt as its new head of SIPP Finance.

The majority of the £403m of claims to the Financial Services Compensation Scheme in 2022/23 were due to investment and pension advice as well as SIPP operator failures.

The SIPP market saw 9 products pulled but 15 new plans launched during the 2022/23 fiscal year, according to an exclusive report for Financial Planning Today magazine, a sister publication to SIPPs Professional.

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has opened its doors to claims against two firms passporting into the UK to advise on pension transfers.

South West Financial Planner and accountancy firm Old Mill has acquired commercial property pension specialist Quro Financial Solutions for an undisclosed amount from its founders who are retiring.

M&G Wealth has added the full PruFund range of funds to its M&G Wealth Platform and has also made them available to SIPP clients.

Ahead of the new Consumer Duty requirements, the FCA has warned SIPP operators to ensure standards of conduct are high amid concerns about problems in the sector.

Barnett Waddingham’s SIPP business board has appointed SIPP market expert Mark Smith as an independent non-executive director.

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