Bestinvest Best SIPP

Last updated: 22nd June 2020

Charges Charges are not subject to VAT unless specified

Initial/Set up fee


Annual fee

£100 plus VAT administration fee plus
Tiered Service Fee:

Investment value up to £250,000: 0.3% pa

£250,000 to £1million: 0.2% pa

Over £1million: no charge

Transfer in fee


Transfer out fee


In-specie transfer in fee


Taking Benefits

Set up fee, flexible drawdown, nil

Annual fee for income payments, after PCLS taken, nil for SIPP values of £100,000 or more, £100 plus VAT otherwise

Ad hoc income payments, £25 plus VAT

Alteration to income payment or frequency, £25 plus VAT

Annuity purchase fee

£150 plus VAT (£75 plus VAT if bought through Bestinvest)

Payment of death benefits fee

Time costed

Other fees

Share dealing:

Online purchase of UK shares: £7.50 per trade, regardless of size or frequency

Limit orders: free

Deals placed by phone £75 per deal

Transfer out to an overseas pension £250

Closure of account £290 plus VAT if within 1 year, £175 plus VAT if within 2 years, nil thereafter

Pension splitting on divorce, time costed

Refund of overpaid contributions, £75 plus VAT


Access: Direct or via IFA

Direct only

Online capability


Full online access for member dealing, valuations and fund switching

Permitted Investments

Commercial property

Overseas property

Unit trusts & OEICS

In house platform only

External deposit accounts

Overseas listed stock and shares

In house platform only

UK listed stocks and shares

In house platform only

AIM shares

In house platform only

Gilts/corporate bonds


In house platform only

Investment trusts & REITS & EPUTS

In house platform only

Discretionary management

National Savings & Investments

Unlisted shares

Structured products

Trustee Investment Plans

Insurance company funds

Hedge funds

Traded endowment plans

Third party loans

Property purchase

Purchase fee


Sale fee


Annual property administration fee


VAT registration fee


VAT return fees


Other fees


SIPP Bank Account

SIPP bank account provider


Current interest rate



Scheme trustees

EBS Management plc

Scheme administrator

EBS Management plc

Minimum contributions

Regular payments


Transfers/Single Premiums


Min additional

£500 lump sum or transfer

Company Information


Part of the Tilney Group

Year established


Funds under management

Circa £20 billion across the Tilney Group

Number of SIPPs administered

Not disclosed

Defaqto Rating

Not rated


Accepts benefits from defined benefit / final salary schemes?

Not known


Flexi-Access Drawdown/ UFPLS offered




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