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The very clear convergence of values between Halal investing and ESG/SRI means that Sharia-compliant funds available under the Options UK and Wahed Invest umbrella offer a fresh range of principled investment opportunities to a range of investors: from those seeking Sharia-compliant products to the burgeoning number of existing ethical investors.
Options ‘for your tomorrow’ has announced a partnership with Wahed to expand its offering to ethical investors. Wahed’s ethical investments portfolios are now available within Options’ Simple SIPP which includes the option of a Sharia SIPP.
One overlooked area of the property market offers opportunities for SIPP and SSAS members, as this article from Options Pensions UK explains. While offices struggle to attract people back to their workplace, it’s a different story for hotels, which have enjoyed a renaissance, both in terms of popularity and occupancy.
More individuals & businesses acquiring commercial premises are using SIPPs. A series of forthcoming papers What Are Your Options? explains the process. Read the full article to find out more.
We have witnessed the arrival of Britain’s first Collective Defined Contribution (CDC) retirement plan. But do we need another form of pension plan, particularly one which, because of the age distribution of its members, may display a bias towards equities at a time when the threat of ‘sequence risk’ has become more pronounced?
Options UK has hired an experienced specialist to expand the market for its innovative employee benefits solutions. As Options UK’s Head of EBC Consultancy and Professional Trustee Services, John Pollard will focus on helping businesses to use employee benefits solutions to support staff recruitment and retention. He will also lead the company’s strategy to win new business in the DB and DC schemes sectors, as well as appointments as independent professional trustees managing our existing blue chip clients that include Shangri-La The Shard, London and Marriott International.
Whether you are nearing pension age or have decades to go, @PensionDay on September 15th is a good time to take a fresh look at how you’re going to fund your retirement.
More and more people are choosing a Self-Invested Personal Pension to plan for their retirement. Here are the top 5 reasons why SIPPs are so popular.
We’re celebrating a successful start for two businesses that were rebranded and relaunched last summer following acquisitions by our parent company STM Group Plc.
The UK’s commercial property market has changed dramatically over the past year or so. With prices tumbling a rare opportunity has arisen for business owners to acquire their premises through a SIPP, possibly at a discount, and with generous tax breaks. Read on to find out more.