Weekly Financial Update – 16.07.2020

Weekly Financial Update – 16.07.2020

The main developed world markets such as the UK, US and Europe have had a very good week, all returning 2% plus. ​ Earlier in the week Europe’s largest tech company SAP (which many of you probably use in your businesses) announced increased revenue and profit compared...
Can Pensions Be Inherited?

Can Pensions Be Inherited?

Your pension is likely to be the second biggest asset you own after your home and therefore if you die it’s important to understand whether this wealth can be inherited.   There is no one rule when it comes to the inheritance of pensions. There is a complicated mess...
Weekly Financial Update – 09.07.2020

Weekly Financial Update – 09.07.2020

There hasn’t been much movement in the main stock markets this week with the UK down the most at just under 1.5%. The biggest gain was in the emerging markets sector driven by China. A state sanctioned story appeared this week on the front page of one of China’s main...
Weekly Financial Update – 02.07.2020

Weekly Financial Update – 02.07.2020

Just as retail shops were starting to open in England we found out that Intu, owner of a number of large shopping centres, went into administration. This means an uncertain future for those shops that operate in these centres. We also feel for those of you in...
Pension Contributions And The 50% Return

Pension Contributions And The 50% Return

If you’re a higher rate tax payer then making pension contributions can give you an instant 50% return on your investment. What other investment does that?!   Do you know if you qualify?    Find out how the 50% return works and what you need to do to ensure you get...