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This article is inspired out of a need to correct one of the most common misconceptions many people have about gifts. We hear all too often people, having made a gift or considering one, state that they believe the gift will pass out of their estates after 7 years and that taper relief will apply…(Read More)

Are we worried about BREXIT? No we are not and neither should our clients be. Let us remind ourselves of what remains the same following the “leave vote”; European Economic growth has been sluggish and world economic growth has been slowing, whilst the US and the UK have been relatively robust. In light of these…(Read More)

In recent weeks two globally important merger/takeovers have been announced and escaped the attention they deserve amongst the noise of the Brexit debate. The first should certainly be good for the UK Financial Services Industry, whilst the second could have other far reaching consequences… 1) London Stock Exchange to merge with Deutsche Boerse? The…(Read More)

Until very recently inflation has been a primary concern for investors, both to the real buying power of their income and the real value of their investments. Unfortunately, official government statistics on inflation, until recently, bore little resemblance to the real level of inflation being experienced by individual investors as their patterns of expenditure meant…(Read More)

Investors in their fifties and over may look back with nostalgia to those heady days in the 1980’s when a simple Building Society deposit account could yield double digit returns.  But do not be fooled by the apparent safety of this type of savings medium.  A Building Society deposit account will protect you from…(Read More)