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More than half of UK adults now seek financial advice

As we look back on the 12 months since the UK first went into lockdown one thing is abundantly clear – financially, the last year has been good for some…

Could the UK have its own digital currency?

At a seminar in March, Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan, suggested that the central bank should immediately start “preparing thoroughly” for a future with its own cryptocurrency.

The Beijing Billionaires

For the last seven years the title of the city with the most billionaires has been held by New York, but this year a new name has taken over and…

May Market Commentary

Introduction Some of the numbers in this month’s Bulletin are simply staggering. Whether it’s Amazon’s profits or the ‘investment’ (which could alternatively be considered ‘spending’, depending on your political viewpoint)…

The Normal Minimum Pension Age is set to rise to 57. What does this mean?

For those planning their retirement in the next 10 years or so, it’s worth looking ahead to April 2028. At that time the Government is preparing to introduce a two…

Does an increase to capital gains tax look likely?

While Rishi Sunak’s spring budget introduced a variety of new initiatives and updates to multiple taxes, one suspected change was missing from the big red book. Analysts had posited that…