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Tax & Estate Planning
May 14, 2021

Giving: The Fourth Step to Mental Wellbeing and The Win Win of In Lifetime Gifts to Charity

 By Helen Allen, Technical Director and Anna Kavanagh, Operations Director This year, more than ever…
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Tax & Estate Planning
April 21, 2021

Trust Registration service delays

We have been alerting our clients now for over twelve months to the requirement that…
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Lifestyle
March 31, 2021

An Easter message

What is life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare?…
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Retirement & Pensions
March 31, 2021

The Lifetime Allowance (LTA) freeze and when to Crystallise

In this article we look at the key planning points to consider when deciding whether…
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Lifestyle
March 31, 2021

Hot cross buns

Hot Cross Buns, Hot Cross Buns…   Figaro magazine, London 1836 pronounced: “This is the…
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Tax & Estate Planning
March 29, 2021

Post Budget ‘Tax Day’ announcements

After much speculation that Tax Day (23 March) would fill in the holes left in…
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Tax & Estate Planning
March 3, 2021

Budget 2021-Are you a winner or loser?

A year ago, Rishi Sunak delivered his first Budget just as the pandemic began to…
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Tax & Estate Planning
March 3, 2021

Your 2021 Budget summary

Your 2021 Budget summary On Wednesday 3 March, Rishi Sunak delivered his second Budget as…
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Lifestyle
February 24, 2021

Clubhouse: phenomenon or fad?

Since the New Year you will no doubt have come across on one social media…
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Tax & Estate Planning
February 24, 2021

End of tax year allowances

At the last spending review by Rishi Sunak in November, we expected that this upcoming…
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Tax & Estate Planning
January 21, 2021

The Budget rumours start – Is Rishi going to increase Corporation Tax?

With the Budget now just six weeks away, rumours are emerging…or are they distracting kites…
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Lifestyle
January 21, 2021

A day in the life of home schooling …

Beyond a shadow of a doubt home schooling has been one of the hardest things…
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Retirement & Pensions
January 12, 2021

How to avoid being scammed

  As we enter another national lockdown, sadly, scammers are likely to once again be…
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Tax & Estate Planning
December 10, 2020

The UK Wealth Tax

The UK Wealth Tax Commission has published a follow up report to its earlier paper…
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Tax & Estate Planning
November 24, 2020

Is this going to be another kick in the teeth for business owners selling their businesses? Capital Gains Tax – What next?

In July 2020, the Chancellor asked the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) to carry out…
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Lifestyle
November 12, 2020

Just in Case……

Life, family, and business experiences have taught me a number of lessons in life. We…
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Retirement & Pensions
October 30, 2020

Tax planning with redundancy payments

As the effects of COVID-19 continue to be felt across the globe, here we continue…
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Retirement & Pensions
October 21, 2020

Retired women could be owed millions in underpaid state pension

Older women are being warned that they should check for a missing ‘marriage uplift’ that…
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Lifestyle
October 20, 2020

House prices hit record highs as buyers’ needs change

House prices have shot up in value by 5.2% in the last year, according to…
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Lifestyle
October 14, 2020

Horizon Happiness

I was chatting to a good friend of mine a few weeks ago, and he…
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