Hung Parliament: what happens next?

9th Jun, 2017

As I’m sure you know, the 2017 general election has ended in a hung Parliament which means no single party has enough seats to command a majority. In this post I explain what the possible outcomes are from here and the short term effect this has had on financial markets.

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Tax allowances for 2017-18

6th Apr, 2017

We are now in the new tax year which means there are new tax allowances, savings allowances and pensions allowances available for UK taxpayers. This post sets out the key allowances and a brief description of each. If you wish to discuss making use of any of these allowances please get in touch via our […]

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The 2017 Budget

8th Mar, 2017

Today the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, announced his first Budget. As usual the Budget covered everything from changes in welfare to changes in personal finance (which I have focused on in this post). If you have any questions about how these new measures could benefit you or your family please do not hesitate […]

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Last chance for pension contributions

6th Mar, 2017

As we draw ever closer to the end of the tax year it is worthwhile considering how pension contributions can be highly tax efficient in a wide range of circumstances. In this post I have listed different scenarios in which a pension contribution may be beneficial. Pension legislation is complicated so it is important to […]

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Upcoming changes to Inheritance Tax rules

3rd Feb, 2017

In April 2017 there will be some changes to Inheritance Tax (IHT) rules which could affect your personal finances. In this post I will summarise the changes and give examples of who might be affected.

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5 things to do before 6th April

26th Jan, 2017

The current tax year ends on 5th April 2017 and it is never to early to start your year-end financial planning. In this post I set out 5 things you could do before 6th April (depending on your budget and financial goals). If you would like to speak to one of our advisers about any […]

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US interest rate rise

14th Dec, 2016

America’s central bank, the Federal Reserve (or “Fed”), has increased its target interest rate by 0.25%. This takes the target from 0.25 – 0.50% to 0.50% – 0.75%. In this post I explain the key implications of this announcement.

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European Central Bank extends its bond-buying programme

8th Dec, 2016

The European Central Bank (ECB), which is in charge of monetary policy for Eurozone members, has announced it will extend its bond-buying programme. In this post I explain what this means and the key implications of this announcement.

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