NS&I given go-ahead to raise £40bn this year

27 Aug 2020

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Government has asked the National Savings and Investments (NS&I) to raise a record £40 billion this year to help with the fight against the virus. The Treasury has revised its annual fundraising target

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Banks list top 10 Coronavirus scams

27 Aug 2020

Throughout this ongoing pandemic, fraudsters have attempted to play on people’s fears to try and trick them out of their hard-earned cash. Now UK Finance, the trade body for the British banking sector, has issued a list of the most

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COVID-19 causes tax-free lump sum pension withdrawals to plummet

27 Aug 2020

New research from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has revealed that the number of savers opting to withdraw a tax-free lump sum from their pension has dropped more than 53 per cent due to the pandemic. According to the

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Who would you turn to when you need them most?

21 Aug 2020

If you lose mental capacity and do not have Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) arranged, it will mean that your family will need to apply to the Court of Protection to have a deputy appointed to deal with your everyday

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£500bn equity sitting in UK homes

14 Aug 2020

The equity available for release in UK homes has risen to £500 billion, according to new research from Canada Life. The figures are based on the latest Halifax quarterly regional house price index and they reveal that the total amount

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Lockdown is lifting, but what does that mean for us?

14 Aug 2020

As many businesses and parts of the UK are steadily returning to what is now classed as the “new normal” we wanted to update you all on what this means for our team here at Birchwood Investment Management. As the

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Our new client portal is here!

9 Aug 2020

We’re launching our new Client Portal and App for all our Discretionary clients – yourBIML – during August and September.  Clients will be able to access the portal at different stages over the next 2 months and you will shortly

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Footing the bill: Covid-19 costs

7 Aug 2020

Have you ever thrillingly watched the circus artist juggling the ping pong ball, the basketball, and the lethal whirring chainsaw with inert fascination; the belief that here is someone well trained in their art with many successful performances behind them.

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