Advisers' frequently-asked questions
Q Why would I choose a Global Growth Trust - and The Scottish Investment Trust PLC in particular - for my clients?
A The global growth investment trust sector includes many of the UK's oldest, largest and most renowned collective investment companies. They combine a global spread of risk, opportunity for reward, professional day-to-day management and a reputation for very competitive charging structures. This international investment remit and spread of risk makes SIT ideal as the core of a client's portfolio.
SIT has been working to provide value for investors for over 120 years. We are one of the UK's few independent, self-managed trusts, focusing all of our efforts on uncovering value for the one trust - The Scottish Investment Trust PLC.
Q Does SIT offer investment schemes that may be suitable for saving for children or saving for educational expenses?
A Yes, The SIT ISA and STOCKPLAN may be suitable in many planning situations such as savings for schools fees or other educational expenses. STOCKPLAN: A Flying Start allows parents, grandparents and others to invest on behalf of a child by setting up a designated savings scheme, or bare trust. The brochure explores the benefits of investing for children with SIT and looks at some of the tax issues that may arise.
Q Is SIT part of a fund management group?
A No. We have been independent and self-managed for over 120 years and we continue to focus on providing investor value through the one investment company - The Scottish Investment Trust PLC.
Q Who does SIT Savings' administration - and how do I reach them?
A The administrator for STOCKPLAN, STOCKPLAN: A Flying Start and The SIT ISA is Halifax Share Dealing Ltd: 0845 850 0181
Q Does SIT Savings Ltd pay commission to intermediaries?
A Not directly, however commission is available through Transact - the integrated portfolio service. More information and links through to the Transact website area available on this site.
Q What information is available to advisers?
A You may use our Broker Pack Request Form (click here) to register for our regular Newsletter or to receive a complete Broker Pack (which contains copies of our literature, documentation and latest Report & Accounts).