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Budget 2021 – The winners and losers

Published: March 3, 2021 by Jennifer Armstrong

A year ago, Rishi Sunak delivered his first Budget just as the pandemic began to take hold. While his £30 billion package sounded significant, it’s a sum that has paled into insignificance over the last 12 months as the chancellor … Continue reading

Your 2021 Budget summary

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

On Wednesday 3 March, Rishi Sunak delivered his second Budget as chancellor. The Budget outlines the state of the economy and the government’s spending plans. The World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a pandemic on 11 March 2020, the same date … Continue reading

Investment market update: January 2021

Published: February 4, 2021 by Jennifer Armstrong

As we start 2021, there are reasons to be optimistic and some of this is showing in market movements. However, there are still obstacles which could have an impact on investments in the coming months. The International Monetary Fund has … Continue reading

Will house prices rise or fall in 2021?

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

The housing market faced huge challenges last year. Yet, property prices increased. Will they continue to do so this year? In 2020, the property market was forced to temporarily halt during the first lockdown, significantly affecting sales. This was followed … Continue reading

Why you should review your financial protection when taking out a mortgage

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Financial protection is often something you’re prompted to think about when buying your first home. It’s an important step to take as you make a large financial commitment. However, it’s just as important to regularly review the level of protection … Continue reading