Monthly Archives: January 2021

Wealth needs managing – now more than ever

Posted on January 4, 2021 by - Uncategorized

Achieving your financial goals through investing, and one size does not fit all

Even as we hope to put the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the rearview mirror in 2021, uncertainty regarding both the virus and Brexit is likely to continue to weigh on the UK and global economies as well as on our personal finances during this year.

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Taxing times on the horizon!

Posted on January 4, 2021 by - Uncategorized

Are you protected against future Capital Gains Tax rises?

It is almost inevitable that taxes will have to rise to help meet the potential £391 billion bill the Government has racked up in supporting the British economy through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) published a report[1] in November 2020 outlining the policy design and principles underpinning Capital Gains Tax (CGT).

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More over-55s forced to dip into pension pots

Posted on January 4, 2021 by - Uncategorized

Understanding the different ways you can use your pension money

The UK has seen a rise in the number of people accessing their pension pots or enquiring about doing so. People accessing their pension as a flexible income has increased by 56%[1] according to research since the first lockdown last year. The increase is due to people withdrawing after holding off when stock markets were volatile.

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New Year, new start to your finances

Posted on January 4, 2021 by - Uncategorized

Taking time to understand your financial plans will really pay off

At the start of every year we have great intentions, as financial promises are renewed. Getting our financial life in order will be a top priority for many as we enter 2021. Consider focusing on two key areas: goals related to being prepared for the unexpected this year, and those related to what you want to be different at the end of the year.

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Don’t miss the ISA deadline

Posted on January 4, 2021 by - Uncategorized

Saving and investing for a future that matters. Yours.

Each tax year, we are given an annual Individual Savings Account (ISA) allowance. This can build up quickly, letting you accumulate a substantial tax-efficient gain in the long-term.

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