Archived News

The 2020/21 end of the tax year guide

Published: January 19, 2021 by Jennifer Armstrong

The current tax year will end on 5 April 2021, a date when many allowances and tax breaks will reset. In some cases, it will be your last chance to use them. Making use of appropriate allowances can help you … Continue reading

Investment market update: December 2020

Published: January 7, 2021 by Jennifer Armstrong

2020 was a year marked by volatility and uncertainty. With everything that was going on, you might think that investors finished the year with losses. Yet, world markets ended the year almost 13% up. It’s a reminder that while short-term … Continue reading

Buy to Let boom: What aspiring landlords need to know about mortgages

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

The number of people purchasing property to let out soared in the last months of 2020. Becoming a landlord can be an attractive way to boost your income or invest. However, there are many things to consider before taking the … Continue reading

Is health insurance something you should consider?

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

As the NHS continues to battle the challenges of Covid-19, you may be considering taking out health insurance. The pandemic means many people are facing delays and unable to book appointments when they want to speak to a health professional … Continue reading

Everything you need to know about credit scores and reports

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Your credit score affects your opportunities to borrow money and how much borrowing will cost. Yet, many people don’t check their credit report. Three in ten people never look at their credit score and 25% are unaware of the factors … Continue reading

Protecting your business: What you need to know about key person insurance

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

If you’re a business owner, there will be plenty on your mind. From the day-to-day tasks to a long-term strategy, you’ll need to make many decisions. But if you or another key worker were ill, how would your business fare? … Continue reading

Pension gap: How can women improve their security in retirement?

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

We hear a lot about the gender pay gap, but one area that’s often overlooked is the knock-on effect this has for retirement savings. While progress has been made, on average, women are reaching retirement age with far less put … Continue reading