‘Winter sports’ doesn’t just have to mean skiing!

With winter in full swing, you might be thinking about how to make the most of the cold weather by donning your skis or your snowboard and heading for a winter sports break on the slopes. But instead of just going for the more obvious options, why not try something a bit different in the…

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Power of Attorney; the case for and against

Setting up a trusted family member or friend with a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) ensures that someone else is able to make important decisions for you when you’re no longer in a position to be able to make them for yourself. But this in itself is always going to be a key decision in…

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What will be in the Autumn Budget?

Following the final Spring Budget delivered in March this year, the Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to deliver his second budget of the year – and the first to be delivered in the new Autumn budget slot – on 22nd November. Mr. Hammond’s speech will follow his underwhelming performance at the Conservative Party Conference at…

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November Market Commentary

What’s the saying? ‘Close, but no cigar’. That’s how it was in October as all but two of the markets we cover rose in the month. Brazil’s market did manage to stagger up by just 14 points, meaning it was unchanged in percentage terms, but the Russian stock market let the side down, falling back…

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A round up of the 2017 party conference season

Whilst September and October mean most of us are thinking about the weather getting colder, the nights getting longer and all things Christmassy appearing in the shops far too soon, in UK politics this time of year means just one thing: party conferences. The three main parties have all now held their annual conventions, setting…

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