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Self-employed finances Looming pensions saving crisis on the horizon

Self-employed finances Looming pensions saving crisis on the horizon The number of people running their own businesses has soared since the financial crisis, with a…

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Posted on: 3rd December 2018

Generational finances

Generational finances Generational finances Job prospects, savings, safety nets and life expectancy Rising housing costs, soaring student debt and low wage inflation have left many…

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Posted on: 3rd December 2018

Funding your golden years

Funding your golden years Tax aspects require careful planning after recent government changes Pensions have the reputation of being confusing,…

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Posted on: 3rd December 2018

Market exposure – Build a portfolio that meets your needs

Market exposure - Build a portfolio that meets your needs The earlier you commit to an investment strategy, the longer your money can work in the market. However, the world is an uncertain place at…

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Posted on: 3rd December 2018

Investing for tax-free dividends

Investing for tax-free dividends No longer the precursor to end-of-tax year planning Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) provide the opportunity for appropriate investors to support the growth of small UK businesses and receive attractive tax reliefs…

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Posted on: 27th November 2018

Pension freedoms Taking responsibility for funding our own retirement

Pension freedoms Taking responsibility for funding our own retirement Although each generation will likely face different challenges and opportunities, achieving…

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Posted on: 27th November 2018

Protecting your identity

Protecting your identity Common ways fraudsters can steal your personal information Identity theft is frighteningly widespread. No one can prevent…

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Posted on: 27th November 2018

Sandwich Generation – Financially squeezed between elderly parents and children

Sandwich Generation - Financially squeezed between elderly parents and children Faced with the task of caring for elderly parents alongside…

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Posted on: 27th November 2018

Taking advantage of R&D tax credits

Taking advantage of R&D tax credits What happens if want to start taking advantage of R&D tax credits? Last year…

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Posted on: 21st November 2018

Relationship breakdowns – Why sorting out your pension may not be the biggest priority

Relationship breakdowns - Why sorting out your pension may not be the biggest priority What is likely to be a divorcing couple’s most valuable asset?…

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Posted on: 16th November 2018

Inheritance Tax concerns – Passing your wealth on to the next generation

Inheritance Tax concerns - Passing your wealth on to the next generation You have worked hard to build your wealth.…

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Posted on: 14th November 2018

Is an Employee Ownership Trust the right path for you?

Is an Employee Ownership Trust the right path for you? On 10 November an article was posted online about Wallace & Gromit producers handing a stake in business to staff. (Source – The Guardian) Click…

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Posted on: 13th November 2018

Work pressures – The greatest strains on physical and mental health

Work pressures - The greatest strains on physical and mental health There is an increasing trend of people working for longer and delaying their retirement, with some staying in work out of financial necessity. But…

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Posted on: 12th November 2018

Entrepreneurs’ Relief – Don’t miss out on paying just 10% on all gains on qualifying assets

Entrepreneurs’ Relief - Don’t miss out on paying just 10% on all gains on qualifying assets Utilising Entrepreneurs’ Relief, you may be able to pay less Capital Gains Tax when you sell (or ‘dispose of’)…

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Posted on: 9th November 2018

Inflation matters – Impact of rising prices on investments

Inflation matters - Impact of rising prices on investments A pound saved is a pound earned. But thanks to inflation, over time, the value of the pound saved could be…

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Posted on: 8th November 2018