Gross mortgage lending increases by almost four per cent

29 Nov 2019

According to the latest UK Household Finance Update Gross mortgage lending across the residential market saw a yearly increase of 3.7 per cent. Mortgage approvals for new purchasers were also 13.5 per cent higher and remortgage approvals rose by 23.4

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Interest rates likely to fall regardless of any Brexit

27 Nov 2019

Michael Saunders, a Bank of England (BoE) policymaker, has said that regardless of what direction Brexit does or doesn’t take in the coming months, the Bank is already considering cutting interest rates. Interest rates in the UK have been on

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Do you need £1 million to enjoy a good retirement?

27 Nov 2019

The Retirement Living Standards report has revealed that in order to enjoy a ‘comfortable’ retirement couples may need to save up to £1 million. Prepared by the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association, the report found that for people to enjoy

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Don’t “overdue” it this Christmas……..

16 Nov 2019

Christmas comes but once a year…..thankfully….but it can be a time of overspending, wasting hard earned money on unwanted gifts and buying double the amount of food we would normally consume over what is essentially a few days.  It is

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Driving our continuous professional development

14 Nov 2019

We believe it’s crucial to keep supporting our staff in developing their careers and experience.  Not only does this benefit our clients, but also enables us to be an employer of choice, attracting and retaining talented individuals within a fast

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The impact of divorce on female finances

7 Nov 2019

In 2012 the number of marriages that ended in divorce was stated as 42%.  In the years since, the rate has dropped annually to its lowest rate since 1973, however, this is partly due to the fact that more couples

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