Spring Statement Report 2024

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An update on the Chancellors latest Budget highlights, economic updates and tax measures. Download your copy here

Pension Planning For The Self-Employed

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There are 4.8 million self-employed people in the UK and only a third have any kind of pension arrangement. A shocking statistic when you consider that State support is shrinking and we’re all living longer. Of course, saving for a pension when you’re self-employed is not as straightforward as it is for an employed person, […]

First steps to investing

There is no right time to begin investing but there are some decisions to make that could affect your returns. If you are 7 years old and saving your pocket money for a PS5, 17 saving the money from your first job for a car, 27 saving for your first house or 57 and finalising […]

What does a financial adviser do?

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A financial adviser can help with your investment goals, but they can also offer many more ways to understand and make the most of your money. You might think that people who use financial advisers are just investing in the stock market or need someone to manage their portfolios. But a financial adviser can do […]

Borrowing Options in your later years


Retirement is an exciting time; the start of a new chapter in life. Whilst we will have worked, saved and prepared for this moment for a long time, many of us will find we don’t quite have enough money to fund all the things we planned to do. Luckily, there are an increasing number of […]

How to make the most of your lockdown savings


How to make the most of your lockdown savings The pandemic has reportedly created 6 million accidental savers, but what’s the best way to use this extra cash? The effect of the lockdown on millions of bank accounts has been to boost savings for people whose incomes have remained the same but whose spending has […]

Get on the property ladder with the Help to Buy scheme


All you need to know about upcoming changes to the government’s Help to Buy equity loan scheme. If you’re looking to buy your first home, you probably already know about the government’s Help to Buy equity loan scheme. It’s proved popular since launch in 2013, with almost 300,000 properties bought as part of the initiative […]