First Review Pension Services

First Review Pension Services was an unregulated Introducer company based in Derby.

According to companies house one of their directors was also the director of The Resort Group – a high risk unregulated property investment in Cape Verde.


The Resort Group

The Resort Group was investigated in an episode of Panorama focusing on “Rip-off Pensions” which also revealed that they owned a call centre in Derby called Lifestyle Connections.

Lifestyle Connections was a marketing company, who cold called people offering a free “Pension Review” and then referred the clients to First Review Pension Services.

Despite having no regulated authority to give pension and investment advice First Review persuaded people to invest in The Resort Group.

Reports that followed the programme claimed sales agents were getting as much as 7% commission, something First Review denied.

Both companies ceased generating new business in 2016.


What you can do if you think you’ve been mis-sold

If you think you’ve been mis-sold – we may be able to help.

We offer a free initial assessment that can tell you if you may have been mis-sold. It’s simply a brief chat with one of our trained assessors.

Whilst each case is individual, as mis-selling specialists we know to look for certain signs that in our experience indicate that mis-selling may have happened.

Our assessment is free and there’s absolutely no obligation to use our service if you have case.

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Key Facts

Marketing company Lifestyle Connections cold called people offering “Pension Reviews” and then referred clients to First Review Pension Services
Clients were then persuaded by First Review to invest in The Resort Group – a high risk unregulated property investment - which was unsuitable for average retail investors

We win more than 9 out of 10 claims

The cost of our service is 18% inc VAT on the total monies awarded for a successful claim

Important Information!

You are not required to use our services to pursue your claim. You can also seek further advice or shop around subject to any time limits within which a claim must be made.

It is possible for you to present the claim for free, either to the firm or person against whom you wish to complain or to the statutory ombudsman (Financial Ombudsman Service or Pension Ombudsman Service) or the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, whichever is applicable to your claim.