Brexit Initial Review

It was the result which took the bookmakers by surprise. Maybe it would have been different if the weather had been dry and sunny in the South East of England. Since you can’t run history twice, we’ll never know. What we do know is that the UK as a whole...

The Lifetime ISA

The Lifetime ISA will be available from April 2017 and will work on a top up basis, meaning that for every £4 saved, the government will add £1. At the same time the ISA allowance will be raised to £20,000. Anyone between the ages of 18 and 40 can open a Lifetime ISA,...

Brexit & The Property Market

On 23rd June, the UK will go to the polls to decide whether or not to remain as part of the EU. At this time the end result would appear to be anybody’s guess. If there is a Brexit, what impact could it have on commercial property investment? Demand might be...

Pension Scams – Don’t Get Caught Out

While the new pensions freedoms have been welcomed by many, some have raised concerns about the prospect of retirees being scammed out of their hard-earned pension pots. While this is a possibility, it’s worth remembering that the days of buying annuities had...