Carbon Credits

Have you invested your SIPP
into carbon credits?

Mis-sold Carbon Credits

A carbon credit gives the holder the right to emit one tonne of CO2. They were introduced when regulations came into force to reduce the amount of CO2 emitted by companies in the UK and elsewhere in the world. Where a company could not meet its CO2 obligations, it could purchase a carbon credit enabling it to emit more CO2 than it should.

Some companies offered carbon credits to investors making SIPP investment decisions to increase their retirement pot. In many cases, those people should not have been sold this type of investment.

Did you have a SIPP investment?

A self-invested personal pension (SIPP) is a scheme that gives you a higher level of control over your own pension. This means you get access to more choices on where you can invest your retirement fund, allowing you to manage your own investments and savings, rather than relying on a pension company or fund manager. The appeal of such a scheme is clear, but the risks associated with it are sometimes not made obvious to investors.

Mis-sold SIPPs have become the subject of an increasing number of complaints made to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) and the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS).

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Do you think you’ve been mis-sold?

If you have invested your pension pot in a SIPP scheme and you’re now suffering as a result, or even if you haven’t yet lost money but suspect something isn’t quite right, check your situation against the following criteria to see if you’ve been mis-sold:

  • Pressure Selling
    Were you pressured into investing your pension into something you didn’t want or need?
  • Unsuitable Scheme
    Were you advised to transfer your existing private pension fund to a new, higher return scheme even though it wasn’t suitable for your needs?
  • Unexplained Fees
    Were there any surprise fees or additional costs attached to the investment that you weren’t made aware of from the start?
  • Unexplained Risks
    Were there certain risks attached to your SIPP that you were not informed of when you agreed to invest?
  • Lost Investment
    Have you made significant losses as a result of any of the above issues?

If any or several of the above points sound familiar to you then fill out our simple contact form or give our experienced team of solicitors a call and let us help you.