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Wealth knowledge, February 2021

Wealth knowledge, February 2021

February 9, 2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is expected to shelve plans to introduce tax rises in next month’s Spring Budget, according to reports. The Chancellor will deliver his second Budget on 3 March 2021 and his first since COVID-19 began to engulf the UK last March.

Is it time to invest in Bonds?

Is it time to invest in Bonds?

January 26, 2021

Last year was one of those years when investors looked nervously at their portfolios. As the coronavirus pandemic raged, markets tumbled. Even as news of vaccines brought strong rallies, it wasn’t for the faint-hearted.

Protection for you and your family

Protection for you and your family

January 26, 2021

Most people dream of living a long life with their spouse or civil partner in a home they love, with secure finances and children and grandchildren nearby.

Wealth knowledge, January 2021

Wealth knowledge, January 2021

January 26, 2021

The average person in their 30s and early 40s faces a wait until they are 64 to inherit their parents’ wealth, according to the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS).

How to shield income from taxation

How to shield income from taxation

January 12, 2021

“How can I legitimately reduce my tax bill” or “how can I keep more of my income” are two similar questions we get asked fairly regularly, often by clients who seek to validate how they are managing their finances.

Could interest rates turn negative?

Could interest rates turn negative?

January 12, 2021

In a year of firsts for many of us, the Bank of England (BoE) has mooted a first of its own: they have asked the banks if they are operationally ready for negative interest rates. That is, banks, and by extension those that save with them, would be charged for holding onto cash.

Wealth knowledge, December 2020

Wealth knowledge, December 2020

January 12, 2021

Mortgage payment breaks have been extended for homeowners who are being financially affected by the ongoing pandemic.

How much is needed to start investing?

How much is needed to start investing?

November 2, 2020

All investors have to begin somewhere. The short answer is £50 a month, but that’s probably not particularly helpful to you because it does not take into account your circumstances.

Making the most of your annual allowance

Making the most of your annual allowance

November 2, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic appears to have thrown some of the nation’s retirement plans into jeopardy, with recent figures commissioned by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) revealing that 13% of older workers have already changed their planned retirement age...

Wealth knowledge, November 2020

Wealth knowledge, November 2020

November 2, 2020

UK economic recovery slows to 2.1% in August. The UK’s economic recovery following sharp declines caused by the coronavirus lockdown continued to slow in August 2020, official figures show.

How to extract profits from your company

How to extract profits from your company

October 12, 2020

Tax-efficient options for limited company directors. If you run your own limited company, you choose how much to pay yourself, pick your own payday, and in which way you will be paid.

Reviewing your investment portfolio

Reviewing your investment portfolio

October 12, 2020

Staying on track during a turbulent year. To ensure you will be financially secure throughout your lifetime, planning is essential. It’s also important to remember that a financial plan needs continued attention, especially in unprecedented times like these.

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