XPS SimplySIPP (Was Xafinity)

Last updated: 6th September 2023

Charges Charges are subject to VAT although shown excluding VAT

Initial/Set up fee

£108 - online applications
£187 - paper applications

Annual fee

£245 for one investment account

£305 for two investment accounts

Changing from one to two investment accounts and vice/versa £75 per event

Transfer in fee


Transfer out fee


In-specie transfer in fee


Taking Benefits

Flexi-Access Drawdown:

Set up £184 per event

Annual Drawdown fee £205

Ad hoc payments and changes £184 per payment/change plus £184 for SIPP closure

Capped Drawdown:

Ad hoc payments and changes £184 per payment/change plus £184 for SIPP closure

Uncrystallised funds pension lump sum:

£390 per lump sum plus £184 for SIPP closure

Annuity purchase fee

£184 per purchase plus £184 for SIPP closure

Payment of death benefits fee

£184 per event

Other fees

Sale or closure of a main investment (excludes the main scheme account), £158 per event

Additional fee for holding non-standard investments £290 pa


Access: Direct or via IFA


Online capability


A secure online portal is provided for both Adviser and member. Principle Adviser can access all advised clients, or drill down to individuals. Provides online valuations including live scheme account. Online access to Fundsdirect trading accounts.

Permitted Investments

Commercial property

Unit trusts & OEICS

All platforms allowed

External deposit accounts

Overseas listed stock and shares

All stockbrokers allowed

UK listed stocks and shares

All stockbrokers allowed

AIM shares

All stockbrokers allowed

Gilts/corporate bonds

All stockbrokers allowed


All stockbrokers allowed

Investment trusts

All stockbrokers allowed

Discretionary management

Unrestricted access

National Savings & Investments

Unlisted shares

Structured products

Subject to review

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

Metro Bank

Current interest rate



Scheme trustees

Xafinity Pension Trustees Ltd

Scheme administrator

XPS SIPP Services Ltd

Minimum contributions

Regular payments

No minimum

Transfers/Single Premiums

No minimum

Min additional

No minimum

Company Information


XPS Self Invested Pensions

Year established


Funds under administration


Number of SIPPs administered


Defaqto rating

Five Stars


Accepts benefits from defined benefit / final salary schemes?

Yes, if IFA advised


Flexible Drawdown offered


Scheme Pension offered




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