Defined benefit pension schemes look to de-risk

29 Jan 2022

According to consultancy Aon and its Global Risk Survey, defined benefit schemes are increasingly looking to de-risk their investment approach to protect their improved funding levels. The survey asked 137 UK representatives of schemes of all sizes about their approach

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UK house price boom – Will it continue?

29 Jan 2022

Last year saw a substantial increase in house prices. A new study has shown that the UK housing market has surpassed many other countries, in part due to some buyers amassing savings during lockdown. According to Knight Frank’s global house

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Planning to work in retirement? A new levy could lead to a National Insurance bill

29 Jan 2022

The new Health and Social Care Levy will require pensioners to start paying National Insurance Contributions if they decide to work in retirement. Currently, when a person reaches state pension age, they are no longer required to pay National Insurance

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How to set your 2022 Business and Financial Goals

21 Jan 2022

2022 is finally looking like it could be gearing up to be a year when things start to get back to some sort of normality and we can start planning again rather than just surviving.  January is typically the time

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Exploring the impact of State Pension changes

14 Jan 2022

The State pension has been a contentious topic of late, following the announcement of the Triple lock suspension, downgrading to an increase of 3.1% which will now take effect from April 2022. With inflation predicted to reach 5% later this

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Financial lessons learned during 2021

4 Jan 2022

As we start a fresh new year, full of anticipation and hope that 2022 will be a prosperous and productive year, what are the financial lessons we can take away from 2021? Still in the midst of a global pandemic,

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