Financial resolutions for a prosperous New Year

Financial resolutions for a prosperous New Year

We all know about making (and breaking!) resolutions at this time of year. While we’re waiting for the green shoots of spring to emerge, why not use the time effectively by taking on a lockdown project to take stock of your finances and make some realistic...
Property market – the latest

Property market – the latest

When the property market reopened in mid-May last year, pent-up demand, combined with many people reassessing their housing needs following lockdown, led to a surge in buyer demand. Demand was further bolstered when, in July, the Chancellor announced a Stamp Duty...
We’re here for you in 2021 and beyond

We’re here for you in 2021 and beyond

Whatever 2021 has in store, we want to reassure you that we’re here for you and your financial planning needs. In addition to uncertainties created by the pandemic, Brexit, trade and political issues will no doubt persist. As always, the only real certainty is that we...
Glimmers of hope for the New Year

Glimmers of hope for the New Year

Over the past year, our vulnerabilities have been starkly exposed by coronavirus, and the pandemic continues to present an array of challenges on many different levels. Economic frailties have also been laid bare but, as we enter a new year, there are hopes of...
New Year’s resolution? Get to know your pension age(s)

New Year’s resolution? Get to know your pension age(s)

Did you know that the phased increases to State Pension age (SPA) reached 66 for both men and women in October 2020 and it’s set to rise further? The minimum age for taking funds from a personal pension is also set to rise in 2028. Getting to know your pension ages,...
Everybody needs good neighbours

Everybody needs good neighbours

Most people (98%)1 appreciate the impact their home has on their sense of wellbeing, which can be thrown into turmoil if problems with neighbours present. Nearly two thirds of Britons (64%) have had a dispute with a neighbour2, with Welsh residents having the most...