Given the growth of the pension transfer market in recent years, it’s unsurprising that the regulator is taking such a keen interest in the suitability of recommendations.
If you're advising in this area, you need to ensure you have access to high quality regulatory support.
Signature, the bespoke solution from The SimplyBiz Group, is now working with firms who are keen to develop robust processes and procedures to mitigate the compliance risk involved in transfer advice.
By taking support from Signature, you receive a bespoke compliance solution designed specifically for your firm. Drawing on expertise from across The SimplyBiz Group, Signature is the go-to option for larger advice firms as well as those with complex support requirements.
A typical support solution includes;
Conducted by your compliance consultant, visit agendas can address any areas of regulatory concern and you receive detailed feedback afterwards. We expect to conduct more pensions transfer focussed visits than ever in 2020.
To provide additional peace of mind, our file review service can include pre and post-sale reviews of transfer business, with our team offer guidance on how to strengthen your documentation.
Always on-hand to answer queries over the phone, our regulatory helpdesks offer prompt advice across a broad range of areas. Our pensions technical team consistently receives outstanding feedback and is one of your go-to resources when seeking support on transfer cases.
A wealth of client facing documentation, ready to be adopted wholesale or tailored to your specific proposition, can be accessed via our Member website.
If you've opted not to advise on DB transfers but you'd still like to provide a service in this area, we have a solution.
The SimplyBiz Group has partnered with a number of specialist DB transfer providers, each of which has been through extensive due diligence. The DB solutions are part of our SimplyRefer proposition, which provides outsourced services across a range of area including pensions transfers, estate planning, including Lasting Power of Attorney, probate and will writing, general insurance and much more.