Looking to retire? – The Impact of Coronavirus on pension drawdown

30 Apr 2020

Those still working are likely to be concerned about their current finances due to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, but experts are warning that those planning to retire soon could see a significant hit to their retirement income as

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Mortgage lending amid coronavirus measures

30 Apr 2020

Several of the UK’s largest mortgage lenders took the decision recently to restrict the number of products they offered to those with larger deposits, following the coronavirus outbreak. Many tracker products and those aimed at attracting first time buyers were

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‘Never let a good crisis go to waste’ – Winston Churchill

29 Apr 2020

The quote from Winston Churchill has seldom been more appropriate and we certainly have a major crisis to deal with right now.   Although it has a serious financial dimension it is primarily a Health Crisis, so we hope that you

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Coronavirus pandemic – New overdraft fees

29 Apr 2020

As banks introduce their new overdraft fees, customers who typically go into their overdraft are bound to notice that the rates they are being charged will change this month. Although banks will be bringing in new fees for both arranged and

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Responsible Investing – the way forward

24 Apr 2020

There was a time when it could be argued that Ethical funds were unethical in that they never seemed to subscribe to the ethical priorities of individuals who invested in them.  Someone could be concerned about investing in electronic companies

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Coping with the financial fallout from divorce, during and after Covid-19

24 Apr 2020

One of the side effects of the coronavirus outbreak, it sadly seems, is the increase in the number of divorce enquiries flooding into solicitors since the current lockdown began.  The pressure of being at home 24/7 in what could have

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Triple Lock- will the Government scrap it to pay for Covid-19

21 Apr 2020

The coalition government policy that led to state pensions rising quicker than wages should be scrapped as part of an “intergenerational reciprocation” for the costs of battling Covid-19, a think-tank has said. The Social Market Foundation (SMF) proposes that the

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Coronavirus update – 16th April

20 Apr 2020

Please read our latest update from our investment team on recent developments.

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Should I stop paying into my pension?

16 Apr 2020

The top aspect of anyone’s financial affairs that comes under scrutiny when times get difficult is anything that we can put off paying to another day, and for many people that is the contribution they make into a pension scheme. 

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The UK property market freeze – what it means for you

15 Apr 2020

The UK government has in effect suspended the country’s property market, stopping estate agents from marketing new homes and banning any visits to those properties already for sale, as it tries to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Recognising that the coronavirus

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