You want to ensure that you have enough income to live comfortably in retirement, but the myriad of rules can be daunting. Even so, pension planning remains one of the few ways in which an individual or company can plan for retirement in a tax efficient manner.

Our advisors have significant experience in all pension types and can guide you through, and implement, a pension strategy that will meet your long term goals.



We understand that pensions can be confusing so we help you find the best solution for your situation by accounting for:

  • Existing pension arrangements
  • Defined Benefit Schemes – Enhanced and normal transfer options
  • Maximisation of Tax Relief
  • An appropriate investment strategy
  • Standard and Personal Fund Threshold strategies
  • Post Retirement Options – Annuities or Approved Retirement Fund

We can advise you on:

  • Self-employed Pensions
  • Executive Pensions
  • Small self-administered schemes
  • Company Pensions
  • Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVC’s)
  • Personal Retirement Savings Accounts (PRSA’s)
  • Personal Retirement Bond / Buy Out Bonds
  • Defined Benefit schemes
  • Annuities
  • Approved Retirement Funds (ARF’s)

Sustainability Factors: In accordance with the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (‘SFDR’), we inform you that when providing advice on insurance-based investment products/Investments, Bellwether do not assess, in addition to relevant financial risks, relevant sustainability risks as far as this information is available in relation the products proposed/advised on. This means that we do not assess environmental, social or governance events/conditions that, if they occur, could have a material negative impact on the value of the investment.

Client Testimonials

Barry is a world-class pension and financial adviser. His technical knowledge is second to none. As importantly his understanding of each client’s individual requirements is exceptional. His empathy is unique and often missing in the business world. I highly recommend Barry without hesitation.
Mary Nyhan – Nyhan Tax Advisers – April 2022
In achieving our dreams, and braving steps that move towards that, good financial planning advice enables us to take those steps with focus and confidence.Bellwether Financial does that. The individual plan is key. Bellwether ensures it is a personally relevant one.
Dr. Miriam Kennedy – Consultant Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist &Senior Lecturer – March 2016
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