Demand for later life planning surges in response to the pandemic

29 Apr 2021

According to a new study, 40 per cent of financial advisers have seen an increase in demand for retirement planning and advice during the pandemic. With the events of the last year highlighting the importance of financial planning, the ‘Managing

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What is the future of sustainable investing?

23 Apr 2021

The phrase sustainable investing, along with ethical investing has been gaily proclaimed for many years now and it is well documented how the younger generations, ie Generation Z, (born 1997-2012/15) are focusing far more on climate matters and voraciously defending

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The impact of Covid-19 on Women’s Finances

16 Apr 2021

Whilst there are some industries and individuals who have in many ways financially benefited from the last 12 months – loungewear designers, video conferencing software creators and takeaway app owners spring to mind – there is increasing evidence surfacing that

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Brexit and the omission of Financial rule agreements

9 Apr 2021

Since financial issues so prevalently dominate the immediate appraisals of whether there is perceived benefit in economic and political decisions, it rather stood out in the wake of Brexit deal definitions and constitutions, that terms had not been established for

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PCP Car finance deals – the real costs and pitfalls

2 Apr 2021

That classic moment in the endearing “Shark Tale” family movie so familiar to many, where the huge great white shark revealing its double row of killer teeth, leering sadistically at its captive, colourful and diminutive marine buddies, utters the immortalised

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Bank of England’s negative interest rate warning leads savers to reconsider money left in banks

26 Mar 2021

According to a new study, British savers are concerned that their savings could be devalued if the Bank of England (BoE) were to introduce negative interest rates. Recommendations from the Bank of England to banks to prepare for negative interest

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UK economy shrinks by nearly 10 per cent in 2020

26 Mar 2021

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the UK economy, as recorded by gross domestic product (GDP), fell by 9.9 per cent during the last year. This is a record yearly contraction and more than

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A higher minimum pension age – how it could affect your retirement plans

26 Mar 2021

The Government is currently consulting on increasing the normal minimum pension age, whereby people can access their pot tax-free, from 55 to 57 in 2028. Within the consultation documents put out by the Treasury, the Government has said that raising

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Post Brexit London set for big business influx

19 Mar 2021

With the recent piercing spring frosts and winter cold reflecting the bitter, prospective doom of ruinous post Brexit ramifications, it must surely raise hope when good news is pronounced and Britain can allow its stoic determination to be intelligently optimistic

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Generation X, retirement tips

12 Mar 2021

The world of online encyclopaedic resources does present some interesting definitions at times, including this quote regarding Generation ‘X’ – “the demographic cohort following the baby boomers and preceding the millennials”, characterised as “cynical and disaffected but active, happy, and

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