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Three reasons to consider a SIPP

SIPPs provide tax benefits, personal control and access to a wider range of investment options

Open your SIPP
  • Reason 1


    The government automatically pays an extra 20% into your pension (the basic rate of tax). If you pay a higher rate of tax, you can claim back even more via a Self-Assessment tax return.

    • As a basic rate taxpayer, you invest £16,000
    • The government automatically adds £4,000
    • So, your SIPP will have a total investment of £20,000

    Plus, the money invested in your pension grows free of capital gains tax and income tax.

  • Reason 2


    Typically, investors have little or no choice in how their contributions are invested. A SIPP is different, you are your own fund manager. 

    A SIPP puts you in the driving seat, you decide which assets to buy, sell and hold.

    Plus, EQi is unique among leading DIY investment platforms in the UK in allowing customers to choose their SIPP provider from an external panel and then manage it on our platform.


  • REASON 3


    A SIPP gives you access to a wider range of investment options, which means you can diversify your portfolio and seek returns which can boost your retirement pot.

    To help you select funds for your retirement pot which meet your investment goals and your attitude to risk, we’ve partnered with Square Mile, the independent investment research business.

Investment options: Pension v SIPP

*Some funds may be available in certain pensions

  • WHY EQI?

    The EQi SIPP

    Unique in that it allows you to choose from a panel of over 50 leading providers and manage it on our platform

  • EQi explains

    SIPPs and the self-employed

    Did you know less than a third of the self-employed contribute to a pension?


    Types of pension

    Get to know the different types of pension available

  • Why EQi?

    EQi SIPP fees

    Fees matter because, like interest rates, costs compound