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News in Review - 14 February 2024

News in Review - 14 February 2024

“This is the fourth consecutive month that house prices ...

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Let’s get you sleeping better in 2024

Let’s get you sleeping better in 2024

If you’re losing sleep over your finances, you&...

14th February 2024 Read More
Time for a midlife MOT?

Time for a midlife MOT?

Just to be clear, we’re not talking about ...

14th February 2024 Read More
In the news 

In the news 

Pension Tracing Service swamped  People who think they could ...

14th February 2024 Read More
Economic Review - January 2024

Economic Review - January 2024

UK economy rebounds in November Official statistics show the economy ...

8th February 2024 Read More
News in Review - 31 January 2024

News in Review - 31 January 2024

“Consumer confidence has started the year well” On ...

31st January 2024 Read More
A year of portfolio expansion for BTL landlords?

A year of portfolio expansion for BTL landlords?

2024 is set to be a promising year for landlords, with 32% ...

30th January 2024 Read More
Global dividend update

Global dividend update

A new study1 analysing global dividend trends has highlighted that, ...

30th January 2024 Read More
Prospects of stronger economic growth

Prospects of stronger economic growth

As we enter a new year, the global economy sits ...

30th January 2024 Read More
Residential Property Review - January 2024

Residential Property Review - January 2024

Falling mortgage rates bolster housing market   Hope seems to ...

26th January 2024 Read More
Commercial Property Review - January 2024

Commercial Property Review - January 2024

Different challenges set to confront investors in 2024  The newly-released ...

26th January 2024 Read More
News in Review - 10 January 2024

News in Review - 10 January 2024

"The traditional retailers always tend to do well in the ...

10th January 2024 Read More
Check you have the right protection in 2024

Check you have the right protection in 2024

A new year is an ideal time to reassess your ...

9th January 2024 Read More
Preparing for winter storms

Preparing for winter storms

Minnie and Olga, Regina and Stuart – are all storm ...

9th January 2024 Read More
Autumn Statement update

Autumn Statement update

Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt delivered his Autumn Statement ...

9th January 2024 Read More
Preparing portfolios for resilience in 2024

Preparing portfolios for resilience in 2024

The past few years have been challenging for investors with ...

5th January 2024 Read More
Getting the economy “back on track”

Getting the economy “back on track”

With the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) predicting modest UK ...

5th January 2024 Read More
News in Review - 3 January 2024

News in Review - 3 January 2024

“With inflation more than halved we are starting to ...

3rd January 2024 Read More
Economic Review - December 2023

Economic Review - December 2023

Inflation drop sparks rate cut speculation A surprise sharp decline ...

3rd January 2024 Read More
Residential Property Review - December 2023 

Residential Property Review - December 2023 

Sellers knock £18,000 off asking prices  Sellers accepted an ...

29th December 2023 Read More
Commercial Property Review - December 2023 

Commercial Property Review - December 2023 

‘Grey’ warehouse space on the rise  According ...

29th December 2023 Read More
Protection – a financial and wellbeing safety net

Protection – a financial and wellbeing safety net

Life has a funny way of turning out differently to ...

29th December 2023 Read More
Gender division extends to money matters

Gender division extends to money matters

Despite women’s earning power increasing significantly over recent ...

29th December 2023 Read More
News in Review - 20 December 2023

News in Review - 20 December 2023

“I don't think that we can say definitively that ...

20th December 2023 Read More
Understanding your behavioural biases

Understanding your behavioural biases

As an investor, you will have your own financial personality ...

20th December 2023 Read More
BOMAD to the rescue!

BOMAD to the rescue!

The Bank of Mum and Dad (BOMAD) is being called ...

20th December 2023 Read More
News in Review - 13 December 2023

News in Review - 13 December 2023

“This balanced proposal provides much-needed predictability and stability to ...

14th December 2023 Read More
‘Spot the dog’ fund

‘Spot the dog’ fund

According to the latest data1, the number of ‘dog&...

14th December 2023 Read More
The FIRE investment movement

The FIRE investment movement

Many of us dream about retiring early so we can ...

14th December 2023 Read More
News in Review - 11 December 2023

News in Review - 11 December 2023

“A critical turning point” World leaders gathered in ...

6th December 2023 Read More
Tax punishment on prudence

Tax punishment on prudence

Taxes on savings and dividends are set to top £24...

6th December 2023 Read More
It’s good to talk

It’s good to talk

A pandemic closely followed by a cost-of-living crisis has undoubtedly ...

6th December 2023 Read More
Economic Review - November 2023

Economic Review - November 2023

OBR cuts economic growth forecast Revised forecasts from the Office ...

1st December 2023 Read More
Autumn Statement 2023

Autumn Statement 2023

“Our plan for the British economy is working” ...

23rd November 2023 Read More
Home insurance claims?

Home insurance claims?

Home insurance offers protection against the most likely things that ...

22nd November 2023 Read More
The complexities of succession planning 

The complexities of succession planning 

Succession, the hugely popular TV show, highlights the complexities of ...

22nd November 2023 Read More
News in Review - 11 November 2023

News in Review - 11 November 2023

“We are beginning to win the battle against inflation&...

22nd November 2023 Read More
Residential Property Review – November 2023 

Residential Property Review – November 2023 

Residential supply and demand less downbeat  According to the ...

21st November 2023 Read More
Commercial Property Review – November 2023

Commercial Property Review – November 2023

ESG credentials come to the fore in the industrial and ...

21st November 2023 Read More
Money - In the news - Nov 2023

Money - In the news - Nov 2023

Cost of raising a child soars  Recent research1 has ...

15th November 2023 Read More
Wealth – In the news - Nov 2023

Wealth – In the news - Nov 2023

More pension savers want to exclude oil  New analysis1 ...

15th November 2023 Read More
Home Finance – In the news - Nov 2023

Home Finance – In the news - Nov 2023

Most landlords not selling yet  Two in three buy-to-let ...

15th November 2023 Read More
News in Review - 15 November 2023

News in Review - 15 November 2023

“The UK economy has stagnated again in recent months&...

15th November 2023 Read More
'Megatrends are defining the future’

'Megatrends are defining the future’

The emergence of new trends and advancements such as the ...

8th November 2023 Read More
New builds command hefty premium

New builds command hefty premium

New-build properties remain overwhelmingly popular despite a small drop in ...

8th November 2023 Read More
Economic Review - October 2023

Economic Review - October 2023

Inflation rate holds steady The Bank of England (BoE) Governor ...

3rd November 2023 Read More
News in Review - 1 November 2023

News in Review - 1 November 2023

“AI will bring new knowledge, new opportunities for economic ...

31st October 2023 Read More
“British pensioners should benefit from British business success”

“British pensioners should benefit from British business success”

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced measures in his first Mansion House ...

31st October 2023 Read More
Crackdown on ‘finfluencers’

Crackdown on ‘finfluencers’

Influencers who generate content on financial topics are rapidly rising ...

31st October 2023 Read More
Your protection safety net

Your protection safety net

When faced with the unpredictability that life brings, it is ...

31st October 2023 Read More
News in Review - 25 October 2023

News in Review - 25 October 2023

"The near-term outlook for prices is now more mixed" The ...

25th October 2023 Read More
Residential Property Review – October 2023 

Residential Property Review – October 2023 

Conditions remain challenging   The residential sales market continues ...

26th October 2023 Read More
Commercial Property Review – October 2023

Commercial Property Review – October 2023

Industrial and warehouse space in demand   New analysis ...

26th October 2023 Read More
News in Review - 18 October 2023

News in Review - 18 October 2023

"The UK economy is holding up but remains in a ...

18th October 2023 Read More
Mortgages – keep calm

Mortgages – keep calm

After successive Bank Rate rises, the cost of a mortgage ...

19th October 2023 Read More
Investor implications - Dividend Allowance cuts

Investor implications - Dividend Allowance cuts

With the UK in the midst of a sharp tax-raising ...

19th October 2023 Read More
News in Review - 11 October 2023

News in Review - 11 October 2023

“It’s great to see financial services firms ...

12th October 2023 Read More
Mortgage Charter provides relief

Mortgage Charter provides relief

A helping hand for mortgage holders was announced at the ...

12th October 2023 Read More
Achieving your long-term financial goals

Achieving your long-term financial goals

After more than a decade of putting up with paltry ...

12th October 2023 Read More
Lifetime Allowance removal provides pension boost

Lifetime Allowance removal provides pension boost

Several months have passed since the Spring Budget, which, although ...

12th October 2023 Read More
News in Review - 6 October 2023

News in Review - 6 October 2023

“Our new estimates indicate a stronger performance for professional ...

4th October 2023 Read More
Older homeowners staying put

Older homeowners staying put

First home, family home… then what? Maybe nothing, new ...

5th October 2023 Read More
FTSE 350 female board representation - a defining moment

FTSE 350 female board representation - a defining moment

Three years ahead of schedule, FTSE 350 companies have met the ...

5th October 2023 Read More
Economic Review – September 2023

Economic Review – September 2023

Rate-hike pause as inflation dips  Last month, the Bank ...

3rd October 2023 Read More
News in Review - 27 September 2023

News in Review - 27 September 2023

“Our job is to get inflation down” At ...

27th September 2023 Read More
Residential Property Market Review - September 2023

Residential Property Market Review - September 2023

Economic uncertainty weighs on the residential market The most recent ...

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Commercial Property Market Review - September 2023

Commercial Property Market Review - September 2023

Private investors acquire £1.3bn of London office assets over 12 ...

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News in Review - 20 September 2023

News in Review - 20 September 2023

“The broader picture looks more positive, with the economy ...

20th September 2023 Read More
The impact of age on life insurance?

The impact of age on life insurance?

Age is a key factor in determining cost when you ...

19th September 2023 Read More
Joint mortgages for FTBs

Joint mortgages for FTBs

Traditionally, when thinking about joint mortgages, most people picture a ...

19th September 2023 Read More
News in Review - 13 September 2023

News in Review - 13 September 2023

“India is going to be one of the most ...

13th September 2023 Read More
Investment myths

Investment myths

To many, the world of investing is shrouded in mystery; ...

12th September 2023 Read More
Over 50s reconsidering life insurance

Over 50s reconsidering life insurance

Continued high inflation is prompting over 50s to reconsider whether ...

12th September 2023 Read More
Your financial empowerment toolkit

Your financial empowerment toolkit

Traditionally, people might have assessed their financial health by simply ...

6th September 2023 Read More
The true value of financial advice today

The true value of financial advice today

There are clearly a variety of reasons why people utilise ...

6th September 2023 Read More
Economic Review - August 2023

Economic Review - August 2023

UK growth rate exceeds expectations The latest gross domestic product (...

4th September 2023 Read More
It’s your retirement – don’t do it a disservice 

It’s your retirement – don’t do it a disservice 

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned that 90% of ...

16th August 2023 Read More
BTL landlords choosing to ‘retire’ 

BTL landlords choosing to ‘retire’ 

Older buy-to-let (BTL) landlords are selling up in large numbers, ...

17th August 2023 Read More
Wealth planning - striking a balance 

Wealth planning - striking a balance 

While recent financial challenges have taken their toll on everyone&...

17th August 2023 Read More
How up to date are you with your pension? 

How up to date are you with your pension? 

Here are a few things to consider.  How much ...

22nd August 2023 Read More
Home insurance for home renovations 

Home insurance for home renovations 

Home renovations are a popular way to give your property ...

29th August 2023 Read More
Commercial Property Review – August 2023

Commercial Property Review – August 2023

Higher interest rates dampen investment  The results of the ...

29th August 2023 Read More
Residential Property Review – August 2023 

Residential Property Review – August 2023 

Demand down but activity remains robust  The residential sales ...

29th August 2023 Read More
IHT goes mainstream

IHT goes mainstream

Inheritance Tax (IHT) receipts have been consistently rising, with new ...

29th August 2023 Read More
News in Review - 2 August 2023

News in Review - 2 August 2023

‘A resilient financial sector’ Interest rates in the ...

2nd August 2023 Read More
Home Finance - In the news 1 August 2023

Home Finance - In the news 1 August 2023

Apartment sales drive recovery   Agreed residential sales have ...

7th August 2023 Read More
Residential Property Review - July 2023

Residential Property Review - July 2023

RICS survey shows demand falling    Activity in ...

1st August 2023 Read More
Economic Review - July 2023

Economic Review - July 2023

UK inflation rate declines Data released by the Office for ...

1st August 2023 Read More
Commercial Property Market Review - July 2023

Commercial Property Market Review - July 2023

Pricing uncertainty weighs on the market Savills recent ‘Market ...

24th July 2023 Read More
News in Review - 5 July 2023

News in Review - 5 July 2023

“These measures should offer comfort to those who are ...

5th July 2023 Read More
News in Review - 12 July 2023

News in Review - 12 July 2023

“British pensioners should benefit from British business success”&...

12th July 2023 Read More
The benefits of being a new tax year front runner

The benefits of being a new tax year front runner

The longer days of summer are the ideal time to ...

18th July 2023 Read More
Signs of optimism in global economy

Signs of optimism in global economy

Although the global economy continues to face significant headwinds, statistics ...

18th July 2023 Read More
Economic Review - June 2023

Economic Review - June 2023

Inflation persistence forces rates higher The Bank of England (BoE) ...

4th July 2023 Read More
The risks of living without home contents insurance

The risks of living without home contents insurance

One in five 18 to 24-year-olds plan to cancel their home ...

13th June 2023 Read More
Baffled and confused? We speak your language

Baffled and confused? We speak your language

Financial jargon can be confusing and overwhelming. A new study1 ...

13th June 2023 Read More
News in Review - 14 June 2023

News in Review - 14 June 2023

“The Atlantic Declaration sets a new standard for economic ...

14th June 2023 Read More
News in Review - 21 June 2023

News in Review - 21 June 2023

“We have to do everything we can as a ...

21st June 2023 Read More
Are you a wealth accumulator?

Are you a wealth accumulator?

Having your finances in order brings tremendous peace of mind. ...

21st June 2023 Read More
Commercial Property Market Review – June 2023

Commercial Property Market Review – June 2023

Firms office space intentions over the next three years  ...

27th June 2023 Read More
Residential Property Review – June 2023

Residential Property Review – June 2023

Mixed signals in mortgage and housing markets  Inflation hasn&...

27th June 2023 Read More
News in Review - 28 June 2023

News in Review - 28 June 2023

“If we don't raise rates now, it could be ...

28th June 2023 Read More
Bringing clarity to your decision-making

Bringing clarity to your decision-making

In today’s increasingly complex and challenging world, financial ...

6th June 2023 Read More
Review your resilience

Review your resilience

Awareness of the importance of protection has risen since the ...

6th June 2023 Read More
Economic Review – May 2023

Economic Review – May 2023

UK growth forecasts upgraded Revised projections released last month by ...

6th June 2023 Read More
Residential Property Review – May 2023

Residential Property Review – May 2023

Mixed market signals in May  Recent releases from Savills ...

30th May 2023 Read More
Commercial Property Market Review – May 2023

Commercial Property Market Review – May 2023

Spotlight on UK retail  The recently released shopping centre ...

30th May 2023 Read More
Landlords tune in?

Landlords tune in?

More than two in five landlords are not aware of ...

24th May 2023 Read More
Offsetting fiscal drag

Offsetting fiscal drag

The gradual reduction of disposable income due to inflation and ...

24th May 2023 Read More
On the trail of unpaid IHT

On the trail of unpaid IHT

HMRC has set up a new specialist team to target ...

17th May 2023 Read More
Money - In the news 9 May 2023

Money - In the news 9 May 2023

Digital pound likely this decade  The Treasury and the ...

9th May 2023 Read More
Wealth - In the news - 9 May 2023

Wealth - In the news - 9 May 2023

Land driving surge in UK’s net worth &...

9th May 2023 Read More
Home Finance - In the news 9 May 2023

Home Finance - In the news 9 May 2023

Buyers priced out  Some 41% of participants in a recent ...

9th May 2023 Read More
Economic Review - April 2023

Economic Review - April 2023

Recent signs of economic resilience While the latest gross domestic ...

3rd May 2023 Read More
Residential Property Review - April 2023

Residential Property Review - April 2023

Residential market update Demand, sales and new listings all remain ...

2nd May 2023 Read More
Commercial Property Market Review - April 2023

Commercial Property Market Review - April 2023

Investor confidence returns as pricing plateaus UK commercial investment volumes ...

2nd May 2023 Read More
The best (retirement) gift for your child?

The best (retirement) gift for your child?

With the cost of children’s birthday presents and ...

26th April 2023 Read More
Unaffordable deals trap mortgage prisoners

Unaffordable deals trap mortgage prisoners

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has been reported to estimate ...

26th April 2023 Read More
Starting early in the new tax year 

Starting early in the new tax year 

A new tax year has begun and with it comes ...

13th April 2023 Read More
Selling your house this spring

Selling your house this spring

If you’re planning to put your home up ...

13th April 2023 Read More
Spring Budget 2023 – key points 

Spring Budget 2023 – key points 

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivered the Spring Budget on 15 March declaring ...

13th April 2023 Read More
Economic Review - March 2023

Economic Review - March 2023

UK expected to avoid recession Revised forecasts from the Office ...

4th April 2023 Read More
On the up – downsizing

On the up – downsizing

Cost-of-living difficulties are forcing people to reconsider their housing situations, ...

4th April 2023 Read More
Insuring your solar panels?

Insuring your solar panels?

More people are installing solar panels to their homes, spurred ...

4th April 2023 Read More
Family Finances: get talking

Family Finances: get talking

New research1 suggests young adults and their parents are becoming ...

22nd March 2023 Read More
Renters tune in – income protection

Renters tune in – income protection

The number of households renting privately in the UK increased ...

22nd March 2023 Read More
Residential Property Review - March 2023

Residential Property Review - March 2023

Spring Budget – ‘trailblazer’ deals announced In the ...

27th March 2023 Read More
Commercial Property Market Review – March 2023

Commercial Property Market Review – March 2023

Spring Budget – Investment Zones announced On 15 March, Jeremy Hunt ...

27th March 2023 Read More
‘Magic’ scam warning 

‘Magic’ scam warning 

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has warned pension holders to ...

15th March 2023 Read More
Estate planning – take control

Estate planning – take control

Inheritance Tax (IHT) is once again in the spotlight following ...

15th March 2023 Read More
News in Review - 15 March 2023

News in Review - 15 March 2023

“Confidence is returning” UK gross domestic product (GDP) ...

15th March 2023 Read More
Economic Review - February 2023

Economic Review - February 2023

Interest rate peak may be approaching Last month the Bank ...

9th March 2023 Read More
Residential Property Review – February 2023

Residential Property Review – February 2023

Housing market continues slowdown According to the latest UK Residential ...

9th March 2023 Read More
Commercial Property Market Review – February 2023

Commercial Property Market Review – February 2023

Commercial market downbeat but withstanding Conditions in the commercial property ...

9th March 2023 Read More
News in Review - 8 March 2023

News in Review - 8 March 2023

“High streets continue to show the biggest improvement” ...

8th March 2023 Read More
News in Review - 1 March 2023

News in Review - 1 March 2023

“Consumers have suddenly shown more optimism about the state ...

2nd March 2023 Read More
Essential equity release still dominates

Essential equity release still dominates

New equity release lending hit £1.5bn  in Q3 20221, ...

2nd March 2023 Read More
Giving your children a helping hand

Giving your children a helping hand

With the current generation of graduates typically leaving university with ...

2nd March 2023 Read More
Take control to improve your wellbeing

Take control to improve your wellbeing

With financial concerns at the fore for many people, unfortunately ...

2nd March 2023 Read More
Stamp Duty update

Stamp Duty update

Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt delivered his Autumn Statement ...

23rd February 2023 Read More
Retirement reboot? 

Retirement reboot? 

Nowadays there are more choices open to you than ever ...

23rd February 2023 Read More
News in Review - 22 Feb 2023

News in Review - 22 Feb 2023

“The peak may have started to pass but prices ...

22nd February 2023 Read More
Home Finance - In the news - Feb 2023

Home Finance - In the news - Feb 2023

Green mortgages  A recent survey1 has revealed that four ...

17th February 2023 Read More
Money - In the news - Feb 2023

Money - In the news - Feb 2023

On your radar – CTFs  His Majesty’s ...

17th February 2023 Read More
Wealth - In the news - Feb 2023

Wealth - In the news - Feb 2023

Hold your nerve  Recent research1 reveals women are more ...

17th February 2023 Read More
News in Review - 15 Feb 2023

News in Review - 15 Feb 2023

“Our economy is more resilient than many feared… ...

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Beat the tax chill 

Beat the tax chill 

Following his controversial ‘stealth tax’ Statement in November, ...

9th February 2023 Read More
Looking to buy in 2023? Get planning

Looking to buy in 2023? Get planning

Even in times of economic turbulence, the fundamentals of house ...

8th February 2023 Read More
News in Review - 8 Feb 2023

News in Review - 8 Feb 2023

“There is an encouraging downward path of inflation in ...

8th February 2023 Read More
Economic Review - January 2023

Economic Review - January 2023

UK growth beats expectations The latest gross domestic product (GDP) ...

8th February 2023 Read More
Commercial Property Market Review – January 2023

Commercial Property Market Review – January 2023

Commercial property deals at ten-year low Commercial property deals have ...

23rd January 2023 Read More
Residential Property Review - January 2023

Residential Property Review - January 2023

Housing market slowing but far from stopped Supply and demand ...

23rd January 2023 Read More
News in Review - 4 January 2023

News in Review - 4 January 2023

“For hard-working families facing today’s challenging economic ...

4th January 2023 Read More
Economic Review - December 2022

Economic Review - December 2022

Bank Rate raised again In mid-December, the Bank of England (...

6th January 2023 Read More
Residential Property Review - December 2022

Residential Property Review - December 2022

Demand drops amid economic uncertainty Activity is weakening across the ...

3rd January 2023 Read More
Commercial Property Market Review - December 2022

Commercial Property Market Review - December 2022

Stability and optimism for commercial property Average prime yields stabilised ...

3rd January 2023 Read More
News in Review - 21 December 2022

News in Review - 21 December 2022

"We've seen possibly this week, the first glimmer that (inflation) ...

21st December 2022 Read More
Looking to retire early? There’s lots to think about

Looking to retire early? There’s lots to think about

It is the dream of many to retire early. Indeed, 270,000 ...

20th December 2022 Read More
On the rise – protection insurance payouts

On the rise – protection insurance payouts

Claims paid out under protection insurance totalled £6.8bn in 20211, ...

15th December 2022 Read More
Anyone can fall victim in an ‘epidemic of fraud’

Anyone can fall victim in an ‘epidemic of fraud’

The latest annual fraud report published by UK Finance stresses ...

15th December 2022 Read More
News in Review - 14 December 2022

News in Review - 14 December 2022

“Our reforms deliver smarter regulation of financial services that ...

14th December 2022 Read More
Equity release increase driven by cost-of-living pressures

Equity release increase driven by cost-of-living pressures

In recent years, equity release has become an increasingly popular ...

8th December 2022 Read More
Economic Review - November 2022

Economic Review - November 2022

OBR forecasts long but shallow recession Updated projections from the ...

8th December 2022 Read More
News in Review - 7 December 2022

News in Review - 7 December 2022

“Even before the recent increases in mortgage rates, affordability ...

7th December 2022 Read More
Residential Property Review - November 2022

Residential Property Review - November 2022

More Stamp Duty changes in Autumn Statement Chancellor Jeremy Hunt&...

1st December 2022 Read More
Commercial Property Market Review - November 2022

Commercial Property Market Review - November 2022

Weakening outlook for commercial property The Q3 2022 RICS UK Commercial ...

1st December 2022 Read More
News in Review - 30 Nov 2022

News in Review - 30 Nov 2022

“Black Friday is still an important milestone in the ...

30th November 2022 Read More
Finding your ‘happy place’ in retirement

Finding your ‘happy place’ in retirement

If you’re in Wiltshire and about to retire, ...

24th November 2022 Read More
Pensions update

Pensions update

Recently released research1 suggests UK consumers are becoming more knowledgeable ...

24th November 2022 Read More
News in Review - 23 Nov 2022

News in Review - 23 Nov 2022

 “A balanced plan for stability” Last Thursday, ...

23rd November 2022 Read More
Mortgage market update

Mortgage market update

It’s been a busy couple of months in ...

17th November 2022 Read More
IHT share loss relief – tune in

IHT share loss relief – tune in

In challenging market conditions, it’s likely that some ...

17th November 2022 Read More
News in Review - 16 Nov 2022

News in Review - 16 Nov 2022

Last week’s release by the Office for National ...

16th November 2022 Read More
Autumn Statement 2022

Autumn Statement 2022

“We will face into the storm” On 17 November, ...

18th November 2022 Read More
Trending – ‘living legacies’

Trending – ‘living legacies’

Over-55s are increasingly looking to help their families out ...

10th November 2022 Read More
Selling with success

Selling with success

Planning to sell? You already know there’s a ...

10th November 2022 Read More
News in Review - 9 Nov 2022

News in Review - 9 Nov 2022

“The road ahead will be a tough one… ...

9th November 2022 Read More
Economic Review - October 2022

Economic Review - October 2022

Chancellor’s fiscal statement delayed The government has pushed ...

2nd November 2022 Read More
Climate change for investors

Climate change for investors

As the world continues to emerge from the pandemic, although ...

2nd November 2022 Read More
Pensions – saving for your children’s future

Pensions – saving for your children’s future

It may be an old adage, but definitely one that ...

2nd November 2022 Read More
Housing market resilience

Housing market resilience

The number of home movers fell 35% year-on-year in the first ...

2nd November 2022 Read More
News in Review - 2 Nov 2022

News in Review - 2 Nov 2022

“Our number one priority is economic stability and restoring ...

2nd November 2022 Read More
Residential Property Review - October 2022

Residential Property Review - October 2022

Mortgage turmoil shakes housing market A turbulent economic and political ...

27th October 2022 Read More
Commercial Property Market Review – October 2022

Commercial Property Market Review – October 2022

Rising yields and flight to quality Most commercial property yields ...

27th October 2022 Read More
Challenging waters ahead

Challenging waters ahead

Even experienced investors are likely to find the current investment ...

27th October 2022 Read More
Keeping investment emotions in check

Keeping investment emotions in check

While Rudyard Kipling may not have been thinking about investments ...

27th October 2022 Read More
In the news – Home Finance Q4

In the news – Home Finance Q4

Gardens uprooted  A quarter (25%) of homeowners in the UK ...

19th October 2022 Read More
In the news - Money/Wealth

In the news - Money/Wealth

Healthy dividends  UK listed companies paid out £37bn ...

19th October 2022 Read More
News in Review - 26 Oct 2022

News in Review - 26 Oct 2022

“We now need stability and unity” In another ...

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Can green home improvements add value?

Can green home improvements add value?

With energy bills soaring, the advantages of improving energy efficiency ...

13th October 2022 Read More
Your financial wellbeing hub

Your financial wellbeing hub

The past couple of years have undoubtedly been a challenge ...

13th October 2022 Read More
Intergenerational planning – a growing need

Intergenerational planning – a growing need

With the next 30 years set to witness the largest ever ...

14th October 2022 Read More
News in Review - 21 October 2022

News in Review - 21 October 2022

"We need to act now to reassure the markets of ...

19th October 2022 Read More
News in Review - 12 Oct 2022

News in Review - 12 Oct 2022

“We are experiencing a fundamental shift in ...

12th October 2022 Read More
Your protection, your peace of mind

Your protection, your peace of mind

We all know financial commitments are a fact of life. ...

7th October 2022 Read More
News in Review - 5 Oct 2022

News in Review - 5 Oct 2022

“We live in rapidly moving times” The Prime ...

5th October 2022 Read More
Economic Review - September 2022

Economic Review - September 2022

Chancellor’s Growth Plan In his first fiscal statement ...

4th October 2022 Read More
Residential Property Review - September 2022

Residential Property Review - September 2022

Strong monthly transactions but slowing activity ahead Latest data from ...

29th September 2022 Read More
Commercial Property Market Review - September 2022

Commercial Property Market Review - September 2022

Grade A offices dominate Activity in London’s city ...

29th September 2022 Read More
News in Review - 28 August 2022

News in Review - 28 August 2022

“Our entire focus is on making Britain more globally ...

28th September 2022 Read More
The Growth Plan 2022

The Growth Plan 2022

“We need a new approach for a new era&...

26th September 2022 Read More
Approach mortgages for over-65s positively

Approach mortgages for over-65s positively

Are you over sixty-five and finding it challenging to get ...

15th September 2022 Read More
Personality traits of the self-made millionaire

Personality traits of the self-made millionaire

In the first study of its kind1, researchers have distinguished ...

15th September 2022 Read More
News in Review - 14 September 2022

News in Review - 14 September 2022

" Queen Elizabeth II was the rock on which modern Britain ...

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News in Review - 7 September 2022

News in Review - 7 September 2022

"I will deliver a bold plan to cut taxes and ...

7th September 2022 Read More
Economic Review - August 2022

Economic Review - August 2022

Retailers report sales growth Online discounts and the hot summer ...

8th September 2022 Read More
Demand for energy-efficient properties strengthens

Demand for energy-efficient properties strengthens

A growing proportion of house hunters are focusing on energy-efficient ...

8th September 2022 Read More
Sandwich generation: how are you?

Sandwich generation: how are you?

The sandwich generation are certainly used to challenges and putting ...

1st September 2022 Read More
News in Review - 31 August 2022

News in Review - 31 August 2022

"With the right support in place and with regulator, government, ...

31st August 2022 Read More
Residential Property Review – August 2022

Residential Property Review – August 2022

Slowing market as demand dips again The UK residential market ...

24th August 2022 Read More
Commercial Property Market Review – August 2022

Commercial Property Market Review – August 2022

Caution key in Q2 RICS survey Μacroeconomic pressures are ...

24th August 2022 Read More
News in Review - 24 August 2022

News in Review - 24 August 2022

“Own-label ranges are at record levels of popularity” ...

24th August 2022 Read More
Considerations when buying new builds

Considerations when buying new builds

Demand for new builds is on the up due to ...

25th August 2022 Read More
Divorce and your pension – a supporting role

Divorce and your pension – a supporting role

Research1 suggests that nearly one in five people are, or ...

25th August 2022 Read More
Good to know – JISA to adult ISA transition period

Good to know – JISA to adult ISA transition period

Currently a Junior Individual Savings Account (JISA) can be held ...

25th August 2022 Read More
News in Review - 17 August 2022

News in Review - 17 August 2022

“These are challenging times” In a week where ...

17th August 2022 Read More
Five common mortgage myths

Five common mortgage myths

Getting a foot on the property ladder is an aspiration ...

17th August 2022 Read More
Know your pension numbers

Know your pension numbers

With so many financial priorities to juggle, it can be ...

17th August 2022 Read More
Revisiting your IHT strategy

Revisiting your IHT strategy

Latest data from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) revealed IHT ...

11th August 2022 Read More
Don’t give up your protection policy

Don’t give up your protection policy

With households facing the biggest squeeze on their incomes in ...

11th August 2022 Read More
News in Review - 11 August 2022

News in Review - 11 August 2022

“It’s our job to get inflation back ...

11th August 2022 Read More
News in Review - 3 August 2022

News in Review - 3 August 2022

“The world’s three largest economies are stalling, ...

3rd August 2022 Read More
Economic Review - July 2022

Economic Review - July 2022

UK economy expands in May The latest gross domestic product ...

2nd August 2022 Read More
Trust Registration Service update

Trust Registration Service update

The Trust Registration Service (TRS) opened in 2017 with the aim ...

1st August 2022 Read More
Your retirement today

Your retirement today

The Class of 2022 retirement report1 provides a riveting insight into ...

1st August 2022 Read More
Home Finance - In the news 1 August 2022

Home Finance - In the news 1 August 2022

The great bungalow shortage Demand for bungalows has increased over 60% ...

1st August 2022 Read More
Residential Property Review - July 2022

Residential Property Review - July 2022

Cooling demand slows sales Demand is cooling in the UK ...

27th July 2022 Read More
Commercial Property Market Review - July 2022

Commercial Property Market Review - July 2022

Strong first half for commercial property Investment and take-up performed ...

27th July 2022 Read More
News in Review - 27 July 2022

News in Review - 27 July 2022

“Food sales picked up due to the Jubilee celebrations, ...

27th July 2022 Read More
Money - In the news 27th July 2022

Money - In the news 27th July 2022

‘Side hustling’ becomes the norm Nearly half (46%) of ...

27th July 2022 Read More
Wealth - In the news July 2022

Wealth - In the news July 2022

Huge rise in individuals exceeding pension Annual Allowance In the ...

27th July 2022 Read More
News in Review - 20 July 2022

News in Review - 20 July 2022

“The economy rebounded in May with growth across all ...

20th July 2022 Read More
Spotlight on investor sentiment and super trends

Spotlight on investor sentiment and super trends

A new investor sentiment survey1 shows that, while investors are ...

21st July 2022 Read More
Equity release product standard introduced

Equity release product standard introduced

All equity release plans sold to new customers from 28 March 2022 ...

21st July 2022 Read More
When in (financial) doubt – talk it out!

When in (financial) doubt – talk it out!

According to a recent survey1, 90% of households are worried about ...

21st July 2022 Read More
Property trends shaping 2022

Property trends shaping 2022

The pandemic was a tumultuous time for us all – ...

14th July 2022 Read More
The power of purposeful wealth

The power of purposeful wealth

Most people would agree that wealth is not about hoarding ...

14th July 2022 Read More
Come retirement, you reap what you sow

Come retirement, you reap what you sow

Hindsight, they say, is a wonderful thing and that is ...

14th July 2022 Read More
News in Review - 13 July 2022

News in Review - 13 July 2022

“Getting the economy growing again has got ...

13th July 2022 Read More
2022 and the rise of inflation.

2022 and the rise of inflation.

The cause of the downturn in global equity markets is ...

21st July 2022 Read More
In the driving seat

In the driving seat

Many people have used the last couple of years to ...

7th July 2022 Read More
Economic Review - June 2022

Economic Review - June 2022

Slowdown fears mount The latest gross domestic product (GDP) statistics ...

7th July 2022 Read More
News in Review - 29 June 2022

News in Review - 29 June 2022

“Both retailers and their customers are in for hard ...

29th June 2022 Read More
Residential Property Review - June 2022

Residential Property Review - June 2022

UK housing market – busy but slowing Following two frenetic ...

30th June 2022 Read More
Property Market Review - June 2022

Property Market Review - June 2022

Quality is key for London office space After its pandemic-induced ...

30th June 2022 Read More
2022’s buy-to-let hotspots

2022’s buy-to-let hotspots

Bristol, Oxford, Cambridge, Manchester and Luton have been hailed the ...

17th June 2022 Read More
IHT reporting – all change

IHT reporting – all change

Keeping up to date with tax changes can be challenging ...

17th June 2022 Read More
Time in the market is more important than timing the market

Time in the market is more important than timing the market

"Far more money has been lost by investors preparing for ...

17th June 2022 Read More
News in Review - 15 June 2022

News in Review - 15 June 2022

The release of the latest Economic Outlook from the Organisation ...

15th June 2022 Read More
BTL investors tap into domestic holiday demand

BTL investors tap into domestic holiday demand

Pandemic-related travel restrictions have unleashed huge demand for UK-based rentals ...

9th June 2022 Read More
How to value financial advice

How to value financial advice

In recent times the importance of expert financial advice has ...

9th June 2022 Read More
News in Review - 8 June 2022

News in Review - 8 June 2022

‘There’s a real pent-up desire among the ...

8th June 2022 Read More
Economic Review - May 2022

Economic Review - May 2022

Bank warns of deteriorating outlook The Bank of England (BoE) ...

7th July 2022 Read More
FCA outlines plans to get people investing

FCA outlines plans to get people investing

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a new strategy ...

2nd June 2022 Read More
Property Marketing Review - May 2022

Property Marketing Review - May 2022

Return to the office According to a recent business update, ...

30th May 2022 Read More
Residential Property Marketing Review - May 2022

Residential Property Marketing Review - May 2022

Three key Queen’s Speech commitments Housing featured prominently ...

27th May 2022 Read More
Up close and personal with your mortgage rate

Up close and personal with your mortgage rate

Do you know if you could benefit from remortgaging? If ...

26th May 2022 Read More
Pensioners sitting on cash ISAs

Pensioners sitting on cash ISAs

An alarming set of data has come to light. Over ...

26th May 2022 Read More
In your 40s? Is your pension age changing?

In your 40s? Is your pension age changing?

More than four in five people in their 40s are ...

26th May 2022 Read More
Are your home contents worth more than you think?

Are your home contents worth more than you think?

In January this year, a team clearing out the home ...

19th May 2022 Read More
Life admin personality types – are you a forward thinker?

Life admin personality types – are you a forward thinker?

When it comes to mundane but crucial organisation tasks – ...

19th May 2022 Read More
Economic Review - April 2022

Economic Review - April 2022

IMF cuts growth forecast The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has ...

10th May 2022 Read More
Get your ducks in a row for the 2022/23 tax year

Get your ducks in a row for the 2022/23 tax year

Effective tax planning strategies can help shield you from the ...

9th May 2022 Read More
Second-best year on record for fund inflows

Second-best year on record for fund inflows

Despite the pandemic, new stats from The Investment Association (IA)1 ...

9th May 2022 Read More
News in Review - 27 April 2022

News in Review - 27 April 2022

“Online sales were hit particularly hard due to lower ...

27th April 2022 Read More
Money - In the news 27th April 2022

Money - In the news 27th April 2022

Savers say goodbye to £34m in LISA bonuses During ...

27th April 2022 Read More
Wealth - In the news 27th April 2022

Wealth - In the news 27th April 2022

Dividend growth 2022 – cautious optimism A recent report1 has revealed ...

27th April 2022 Read More
Residential Property Review – April 2022

Residential Property Review – April 2022

Supply shortages fail to blunt sales Low availability is once ...

27th April 2022 Read More
Commercial Property Market Review – April 2022

Commercial Property Market Review – April 2022

Industrial space in high demand in Q1 Elevated occupier demand ...

27th April 2022 Read More
As life changes your mortgage should too

As life changes your mortgage should too

The cost of living has shot up in recent months, ...

22nd April 2022 Read More
Pension wealth increasing

Pension wealth increasing

New data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Wealth ...

22nd April 2022 Read More
Renters feeling the strain

Renters feeling the strain

The cost-of-living crisis is likely to be felt by most ...

22nd April 2022 Read More
News in Review -  20 Apr 2022

News in Review - 20 Apr 2022

“We are facing a crisis on top of a ...

20th April 2022 Read More
News in Review - 13 April 2022

News in Review - 13 April 2022

“This will reduce our dependence on power sources exposed ...

13th April 2022 Read More
On the move this spring?

On the move this spring?

As we move into spring, aspiring movers will likely find ...

13th April 2022 Read More
Achieving balance this spring

Achieving balance this spring

As well as being a season of hope and renewal, ...

13th April 2022 Read More
Economic Review March 2022

Economic Review March 2022

Bank Rate raised again Last month, the Bank of England (...

11th April 2022 Read More
News in Review - 6 April 2022

News in Review - 6 April 2022

“This is a moment of consequence and peril for ...

6th April 2022 Read More
News in Review - 30 Mar 2022

News in Review - 30 Mar 2022

“The government will support the British people” Rishi ...

30th March 2022 Read More
Residential Property Review – March 2022

Residential Property Review – March 2022

Sales up as demand stays strong 2022 has picked up where 2021 ...

25th March 2022 Read More
Spring Forecast Statement 2022

Spring Forecast Statement 2022

Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, delivered his 2022 Spring Statement ...

24th March 2022 Read More
News in Review - 23 Mar 2022

News in Review - 23 Mar 2022

'The economy has recently been subject to a succession of ...

23rd March 2022 Read More
News in Review - 16 March 2022

News in Review - 16 March 2022

“At the Spring Statement, Rishi Sunak has to make ...

16th March 2022 Read More
Preserving your retirement from the risk of mental decline

Preserving your retirement from the risk of mental decline

Many of us can now look forward to a longer ...

17th March 2022 Read More
News in Review - 9 Mar 2022

News in Review - 9 Mar 2022

‘The situation remains highly fluid and the outlook is ...

9th March 2022 Read More
Long-term renters miss out

Long-term renters miss out

In today’s market, getting a foot on the ...

9th March 2022 Read More
The ‘Late Financial Bloomer’ faces a complex retirement journey

The ‘Late Financial Bloomer’ faces a complex retirement journey

A new group of consumers, dubbed the ‘Late Financial ...

9th March 2022 Read More
News in Review - 2 Mar 2022

News in Review - 2 Mar 2022

“The UK is announcing the largest and most severe ...

2nd March 2022 Read More
News in Review - 12 Jan 2022

News in Review - 12 Jan 2022

“Although supply chains remain severely stretched, there are at ...

12th January 2022 Read More
News in Review - 15 Dec 2021

News in Review - 15 Dec 2021

‘Fresh restrictions are a big setback for businesses’ ...

15th December 2021 Read More
News in Review - 22 Dec 2021

News in Review - 22 Dec 2021

“We’re concerned about inflation in the medium ...

22nd December 2021 Read More
News in Review - 5 Jan 2022

News in Review - 5 Jan 2022

‘2022 will be defined as the year of the squeeze&...

5th January 2022 Read More
News in Review - 19 Jan 2022

News in Review - 19 Jan 2022

“It’s amazing to see the size of ...

19th January 2022 Read More
News in Review - 26 Jan 2022

News in Review - 26 Jan 2022

“It’s likely households will face a cost-of-living ...

26th January 2022 Read More
News in Review - 2 Feb 2022

News in Review - 2 Feb 2022

“The economy has recovered more quickly than expected, creating ...

2nd February 2022 Read More
News in Review - 9 Feb 2022

News in Review - 9 Feb 2022

“I’m afraid we do have to raise ...

9th February 2022 Read More
News in Review - 16 Feb 2022

News in Review - 16 Feb 2022

“GDP grew robustly across the fourth quarter as a ...

16th February 2022 Read More
News in Review - 23 Feb 2022

News in Review - 23 Feb 2022

“Falling COVID cases and the slow return to offices ...

23rd February 2022 Read More
Residential Property Review – February 2022

Residential Property Review – February 2022

Promising signs in the UK housing market Following a record-breaking 2021, ...

24th February 2022 Read More
Commercial Property Market Review – February 2022

Commercial Property Market Review – February 2022

Upbeat mood for regional office activity The regional office investment ...

24th February 2022 Read More
The fine print of home insurance T&Cs

The fine print of home insurance T&Cs

Few people enjoy reading the fine details of insurance terms ...

17th February 2022 Read More
Climate disclosures top corporate agendas in 2022

Climate disclosures top corporate agendas in 2022

Regulators have been urged by the IMF to do more ...

17th February 2022 Read More
Making savings for your children work

Making savings for your children work

Many parents are keen to give their children a flying ...

16th February 2022 Read More
Have you been ‘catfished’ by a property?

Have you been ‘catfished’ by a property?

Not all prospective homebuyers will be familiar with ‘catfishing&...

9th February 2022 Read More
Consumers and investors tune in to tackle climate change

Consumers and investors tune in to tackle climate change

More than half (57%) of consumers want their pension to be ...

9th February 2022 Read More
Lights, camera, action!

Lights, camera, action!

Did you know that Jackie Chan’s stunt team ...

3rd February 2022 Read More
How to minimise your risk of property chain collapse

How to minimise your risk of property chain collapse

Picture the scene: you’ve found your dream home, ...

3rd February 2022 Read More
Gen up to protect yourself from pension scams

Gen up to protect yourself from pension scams

With pension scam losses totalling millions each year, good news ...

3rd February 2022 Read More
Economic Review - January 2022

Economic Review - January 2022

Economy regains pre-pandemic size The UK economy grew strongly in ...

3rd February 2022 Read More
‘Special dividends’ boost investor income

‘Special dividends’ boost investor income

In Q3 2021, UK dividends reached £34.9bn, an impressive 89% year-on-year ...

27th January 2022 Read More
Time to consider external factors

Time to consider external factors

The Autumn Budget may have left a sense that nothing ...

27th January 2022 Read More
Home Finance - In the news

Home Finance - In the news

FTBs go mad for BoMaD  Half of all ...

27th January 2022 Read More
In the news - Wealth

In the news - Wealth

Your 2022 playlist Research studies over the years have reinforced the ...

19th January 2022 Read More
In the news - Money

In the news - Money

Scam victims suffer a £9.3bn wellbeing impact Unfortunately, scams ...

19th January 2022 Read More
What trends will dominate the housing market in 2022?

What trends will dominate the housing market in 2022?

Last year house prices rose to new heights and the ...

12th January 2022 Read More
Prepare with confidence

Prepare with confidence

If you are in the dark about how to prepare ...

12th January 2022 Read More
Money for new homes in the Autumn Budget

Money for new homes in the Autumn Budget

The Autumn Budget included fresh spending pledges on housing from ...

7th January 2022 Read More
Great expectations as a new year dawns

Great expectations as a new year dawns

We could be forgiven for focusing on life’s ...

7th January 2022 Read More
Building financial resilience in 2022

Building financial resilience in 2022

The new year is the perfect time to reassess how ...

7th January 2022 Read More
Economic Review - December 2021

Economic Review - December 2021

Bank sanctions December rate rise The Bank of England (BoE) ...

7th January 2022 Read More
Residential Property Review – December 2021

Residential Property Review – December 2021

23rd December 2021 Read More
Property Market Review - December 2021

Property Market Review - December 2021

23rd December 2021 Read More
Blocking out ‘noise’ for the good of your portfolio

Blocking out ‘noise’ for the good of your portfolio

It’s so easy to feel overwhelmed by the ...

17th December 2021 Read More
News in Review - 8 Dec 2021

News in Review - 8 Dec 2021

‘The global recovery is strong but imbalanced’ Last ...

8th December 2021 Read More
Financial advice and wellbeing: a match made in heaven

Financial advice and wellbeing: a match made in heaven

Recent research has found that those who receive professional financial ...

7th December 2021 Read More
Annex army on the march

Annex army on the march

The words ‘Granny’ and ‘annex’ may ...

7th December 2021 Read More
Economic Review - November 2021

Economic Review - November 2021

Inflationary pressures mount Official statistics show the UK headline rate ...

6th December 2021 Read More
News in Review - 1 Nov 2021

News in Review - 1 Nov 2021

“We need to bolster our protections against this new ...

1st December 2021 Read More
Becoming a financial wellbeing ‘all-rounder’

Becoming a financial wellbeing ‘all-rounder’

Financial wellbeing is closely aligned with the control people have ...

1st December 2021 Read More
A lifetime of investing

A lifetime of investing

As we move through life, our plans and goals will ...

1st December 2021 Read More
News In Review - 24 Nov 2021

News In Review - 24 Nov 2021

“If we are serious about going for growth, then 2022 ...

24th November 2021 Read More
Switch from SVRs for better rates

Switch from SVRs for better rates

Navigating the labyrinth of financial acronyms can leave even the ...

23rd November 2021 Read More
FCA highlights need for adequate protection cover

FCA highlights need for adequate protection cover

Back in February, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) released its ...

23rd November 2021 Read More
Sudden Wealth Syndrome: coping with a windfall

Sudden Wealth Syndrome: coping with a windfall

You’d be likely to feel happy and excited ...

23rd November 2021 Read More
News In Review - 17 Nov 2021

News In Review - 17 Nov 2021

“For all our disagreements, the world is undeniably heading ...

17th November 2021 Read More
‘Flip the context’ and protect your hard-earned cash

‘Flip the context’ and protect your hard-earned cash

Pension savers lost more than £2m to scammers in ...

16th November 2021 Read More
News in Review - 10 Nov 2021

News in Review - 10 Nov 2021

“We think there will be some need to increase ...

10th November 2021 Read More
Boost the value of your home

Boost the value of your home

Homeowners have benefited from double-digit house price growth in the ...

9th November 2021 Read More
Grandparents increased generosity during the pandemic

Grandparents increased generosity during the pandemic

Most grandparents are familiar with the financial challenges faced by ...

9th November 2021 Read More
‘Cash is king’ mentality could prove costly

‘Cash is king’ mentality could prove costly

For many years, savers have seen cash as a safe, ...

9th November 2021 Read More
News in Review - 3 Nov 2021

News in Review - 3 Nov 2021

“The world is looking to you” All eyes ...

3rd November 2021 Read More
Economic Review - October 2021

Economic Review - October 2021

OBR forecasts stronger growth The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) ...

3rd November 2021 Read More
Mortgage process a mystery to many young adults

Mortgage process a mystery to many young adults

It is not only prohibitive house prices and stringent affordability ...

2nd November 2021 Read More
UK investors plan to continue lockdown habits

UK investors plan to continue lockdown habits

During the pandemic, many people have been able to significantly ...

2nd November 2021 Read More
News in Review - 27 Oct 2021

News in Review - 27 Oct 2021

 “Growth is being accompanied by an unprecedented rise ...

27th October 2021 Read More
Humble mortgage overpayments add up

Humble mortgage overpayments add up

A boost in UK savings as a result of reduced ...

26th October 2021 Read More
Working together to tackle the climate crisis

Working together to tackle the climate crisis

Due to be held this November in Glasgow, the United ...

26th October 2021 Read More
Home Finance - In the news

Home Finance - In the news

Rising interest in equity release More than half of homeowners ...

26th October 2021 Read More
Residential Property Review - October 2021

Residential Property Review - October 2021

Supply still lagging demand Steady buyer demand and a sixth ...

22nd October 2021 Read More
Commercial Property Market Review - October 2021

Commercial Property Market Review - October 2021

Strong recovery for UK flex market According to Workthere research, ...

22nd October 2021 Read More
News in Review - 20 Oct 2021

News in Review - 20 Oct 2021

‘Global cooperation is key to addressing our shared challenges ...

20th October 2021 Read More
Money - In the news

Money - In the news

A third enter retirement in debt Retirement. You’ve ...

19th October 2021 Read More
Wealth - In the news

Wealth - In the news

ESG assets will exceed £36.5trn by 2025 ESG assets are ...

19th October 2021 Read More
News in Review - 13 Oct 2021

News in Review - 13 Oct 2021

“The global recovery continues, but momentum has weakened” ...

13th October 2021 Read More
Triple lock changes for 2022-23

Triple lock changes for 2022-23

After much speculation, in September, the Secretary of State for ...

12th October 2021 Read More
National Insurance and dividend tax rises

National Insurance and dividend tax rises

A new health and social care tax will be introduced ...

12th October 2021 Read More
Percentage sales at decade high

Percentage sales at decade high

Analysis1 suggests that almost seven in ten UK properties for ...

12th October 2021 Read More
Estate planning update

Estate planning update

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) published its annual statistics on ...

12th October 2021 Read More
News in Review - 6 Oct 2021

News in Review - 6 Oct 2021

“Household saving fell particularly strongly in the latest quarter ...

6th October 2021 Read More
LPA overhaul? – consultation launched

LPA overhaul? – consultation launched

During the summer, the Ministry of Justice launched a 12-week ...

5th October 2021 Read More
Autumn: a time of change and preparation

Autumn: a time of change and preparation

As the darker evenings and colder days of autumn approach, ...

5th October 2021 Read More
Reasons for economic optimism in the autumn months

Reasons for economic optimism in the autumn months

Over the summer months, forecasting agencies took turns to upgrade ...

5th October 2021 Read More
Robust recovery for housing and mortgage markets

Robust recovery for housing and mortgage markets

Projections produced by the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) suggest ...

5th October 2021 Read More
Economic Review - September 2021

Economic Review - September 2021

Upgrade to UK GDP growth The Office for National Statistics (...

1st October 2021 Read More
News in Review - 22 Sept 2021

News in Review - 22 Sept 2021

“This is fundamentally a growth market, and we see ...

22nd September 2021 Read More
News in Review - 29 Sept 2021

News in Review - 29 Sept 2021

‘Against a backdrop of robust goods demand and continuing ...

29th September 2021 Read More
Pension savers enticed by ‘risky’ investments

Pension savers enticed by ‘risky’ investments

At a time where it is becoming harder to save ...

27th September 2021 Read More
Residential Property Review - September 2021

Residential Property Review - September 2021

Signs of solidity in UK housing market After reaching record ...

20th September 2021 Read More
Property Market Review - September 2021

Property Market Review - September 2021

Robust figures for commercial property market Commercial property investment volumes ...

20th September 2021 Read More