2014 Budget -Overview

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2014 Budget -Overview

March 27th, 2014

Food for thought   With at least one eye on next year’s election, the Chancellor delivered a Budget that contained some interesting news for businesses, savers and pensioners but a genuine shock for pension providers   Ahead of next year’s … Continued

2014 dividend total boosted by Vodafone one-off

February 17th, 2014

Investor sentiment wobbled during January amid concerns over the outlook for the global economic recovery. The FTSE 100 index fell 3.5% during the month and several of its constituents – including Royal Dutch Shell, Pearson and BG – issued profits … Continued

week in focus

December 18th, 2013

The UK is unlikely to be the most exciting part of the globe in which to invest in 2014. The UK recovery, robust though it appears to be, has already been well-reflected in UK equity markets, which saw a significant … Continued

Week In Focus -Rational Response

July 2nd, 2013

Equity markets may have recovered some of their equilibrium over the past week or so but the extent to which they were swayed by the prospect of quantitative easing (QE) being tapered has worried some observers. Are investors so hooked … Continued

To fund a comfortable retirement you need £616,000

June 3rd, 2013

So how comfortable will you be when you retire? Are you planning to live off the equity in your home, or sell your business? According to Towry, in order to achieve an annuity paying out £25,783.87 after tax, a non-smoking … Continued

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