Last updated: 22nd June 2020

Charges Charges are subject to VAT although shown excluding VAT

Initial/Set up fee


Annual fee


Transfer in fee


Transfer out fee

Cash transfer out £125
In-Specie transfer out £150
In-Specie transfer out of non-standard asset £250
Transfer out to QROPS £300

In-specie transfer in fee

£150 per asset

Income Drawdown

Initial: £150

Ongoing: £100 per annum

Additional Income Drawdown fees

Each subsequent mandatory review, £150

Flexible Drawdown, £150 set-up fee

Lifetime Allowance check at age 75, £150

Annuity purchase fee


Payment of death benefits fee


Other fees

Work in connection with divorce proceedings £350

Work in connection with non-standard assets, time cost


Access: Direct or via IFA


Online capability


None for the SIPP wrapper but various investments may have online dealing capabilities or view services.

Permitted Investments

Commercial property

Unit trusts & OEICS

External deposit accounts

Overseas listed stock and shares

UK listed stocks and shares

AIM shares

Gilts/corporate bonds


Investment trusts

Discretionary management

National Savings & Investments

Unlisted shares

on a case by case basis

Structured products

Trustee Investment Plans

Insurance company funds

Hedge funds

Traded endowment plans

Third party loans

on a case by case basis

Property purchase

Purchase fee

Time costed, overall costs typically £850 for one property, one member, with no mortgage

Sale fee

Time costed

Annual property administration fee

Time costed

VAT registration fee

Time costed

VAT return fees

Time costed

Other fees

SIPP Bank Account

SIPP bank account provider

Bank of Scotland

Current interest rate

0% per annum


Scheme trustees


Scheme administrator


Minimum contributions

Regular payments

No minimum

Transfers/Single Premiums

No minimum

Min additional

No minimum

Company Information


Wholly owned by Embark Group

Year established

1970, SIPP launched 2000

Funds under management

£7.2bn as at November 2019

Number of SIPPs administered

33,000 clients as at November 2019

Defaqto rating



Accepts benefits from defined benefit / final salary schemes?

Yes, if IFA advised


Flexible Drawdown offered


Scheme Pension offered




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