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Budget Overview 2021

Introduction It is interesting to look back 12 months to Rishi Sunak’s first Budget: it was followed by a year none of us could have predicted or imagined. The Conservatives…

Be aware of coronavirus vaccine scams

The increasing numbers of coronavirus vaccines being administered across the UK is a major breakthrough in the fight against COVID and the gradual return to normalcy. It’s a great cause…

Can the British High Street be Saved?

Back in 2018 Mike Ashley, owner of Sports Direct and other high street brands, famously declared that ‘the British high street will be dead by 2030.’ The targets of his…

Property Funds: The Doom and Gloom has been overdone

Many of our clients will be familiar with property funds. Investing in commercial – rather than domestic – property, these funds have been part of many clients’ portfolios, typically providing…

February Market Commentary

Introduction It might be appropriate to start January 2021 by looking back at last year. At the start of January 2020, we were fairly sure what we would be…

Looking after your family’s financial future

This last year may have caused you to think about your family’s future more than ever. You may have been living at much closer quarters than usual, working…