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Investment market update: April 2023

Published: May 9, 2023 by Jennifer Armstrong

High inflation continues to affect economies around the world. However, there are positive signs of recovery, and some surveys indicate that people are starting to feel more confident about the future.  While many things can affect short-term market movements, remember … Continue reading

Statutory Sick Pay provides workers with “very little insurance”, says think tank

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

The level of Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) increased in April 2023. Yet, ill workers are still likely to face financial hardships as it provides “very little insurance”, according to a Resolution Foundation report. The findings highlight how important having a … Continue reading

Revealed: A long-term investment strategy could be key to beating inflation

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Over the last year, you may have been affected by soaring inflation, rising interest rates, and volatile market conditions. The good news is that research shows a long-term investment strategy could help you grow your wealth despite a challenging environment.  … Continue reading

Corporation Tax hike: Here are the essentials business owners need to know

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

The rate of Corporation Tax your business pays may have changed for the 2023/24 tax year. It could affect your profit margins and long-term plans, so it’s crucial you understand what the new rates could mean for your business. After … Continue reading

5 essential money lessons that could improve your child’s financial independence

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Between 12 and 16 June, Young Enterprise runs a national campaign across primary and secondary schools with the aim to give children the skills and knowledge necessary to understand finances to thrive in later life.  Taking place every year since … Continue reading

4 essential Budget announcements that could boost your pension

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

In a bid to encourage early retirees back to work, chancellor Jeremy Hunt unveiled several changes to pension allowances during the Budget. The announcements could mean you’re able to save more in your pension and boost your retirement income.  Here … Continue reading