• Autumn Statement 23 November 2023 (1)

    Your quick and easy roundup of the Autumn Statement

    Today, the Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, presented his 2023 Autumn Statement. Our team of in-house experts have summarised the details to help you make sense of all of the new announcements. Read more to find out what it could mean for you.

  • What Might Happen At The 2023 Autumn Statement

    What might happen at the 2023 Autumn Statement

    When he delivered his Autumn Statement in 2022, the Chancellor announced that he would be slashing the Capital Gains Tax and Dividend Tax allowance. Furthermore, he extended the threshold freeze for both Income Tax and Inheritance Tax to 2028.

  • 5 Shrewd Ways To Help Protect Your Investments From Scammers

    5 shrewd ways to help protect your investments from scammers

    Research commissioned by NatWest makes for sobering reading, as it suggests that seven out of 10 Britons have been targeted by scammers in the year leading up to October 2023. It’s a depressing thought and confirms the need to stay diligent as criminals look for ever more creative and sophisticated ways to try to steal your money.

  • 3 Positive Reasons To Share A Financial Adviser With Your Family

    3 positive reasons to share a financial adviser with your family

    Financial decisions are not something you probably want to share. Not only are they extremely personal, but with today’s increasing number of sophisticated finance scams, it’s more important than ever to be extremely careful about who you share financial information with.

  • How To Bolster Your Pension

    How to bolster your pension and enjoy a dream retirement

    Half of Britain’s adults feel “uncomfortable” with the level of retirement savings they have, and 38% believe it’s unlikely that they’ll enjoy the lifestyle they want when they stop working. That’s according to a study featured in Professional Adviser, which also reported another worrying statistic.

  • LPA Myths

    LPA Series: Myths about Lasting Power of Attorney

    While many have heard of a Lasting Power of Attorney, there are some misconceptions about what this legal document could mean for you. As part of our series teaching you all about Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA), we’re de-bunking some of the myths you may have heard.

  • Surviving An Investment Downturn

    3 positive ways to survive a volatile stock market

    It would be fair to say that 2023 has provided plenty of uncertainty for investors. Stubbornly high inflation has meant interest rates have continued to rise, and the economic uncertainty created in part by the ongoing war in Ukraine has taken its toll on the stock market.

  • Why Financial Protection Could Help Your Wealth And Your Health

    Why financial protection could help your wealth and your health

    Research by Cancer Research UK provides a startling statistic, as it reveals that one in two Britons will develop cancer at some point in their life. While being diagnosed with a serious illness can be stressful enough, the stresses can be significantly increased by financial worries if the sickness means you’re unable to work.