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Investment market update: March 2020

Published: April 21, 2020 by Jennifer Armstrong

It probably comes as no surprise that much of the market update for March will be linked to the coronavirus pandemic. What started as a virus in Wuhan, China, has quickly become a global issue that’s affecting millions of people … Continue reading

Coronavirus, life insurance and Critical Illness cover: what will and won’t pay out?

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

With more than 1.8 million confirmed cases of coronavirus worldwide and fears that up 80% of the UK population will fall ill as a result of the global pandemic, many people are looking to their insurance providers to clarify what … Continue reading

How to keep yourself safe from scams during the coronavirus pandemic

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

One of the more unwanted consequences of the recent coronavirus pandemic has been a reported rise in the number of scams. Fraudsters are taking advantage of the panic currently surrounding the virus, with Action Fraud reporting that there were 105 … Continue reading

What does coronavirus mean for my pension and retirement?

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to dominate world headlines, here’s what it might mean for your pension and retirement plans. The pandemic has created uncertainty in economies around the globe. As a result, stock markets have experienced shocks and over … Continue reading

Why the budget was important if you’re affected by the Tapered Annual Allowance

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

The 2020 Budget made some significant changes to the Tapered Annual Allowance that could affect your retirement plans. With the announcements coming into effect for the 2020/21 tax year, it could impact how much you can save tax-efficiently into a … Continue reading

Small business owner? Here are the measures in place to help you through the pandemic

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

While the coronavirus pandemic has affected the health of hundreds of thousands of people worldwide, it has also had a devastating effect on small and medium-sized businesses in the UK and beyond. Following a £12 billion package of measures announced … Continue reading