Personal finance news

Tax & Estate Planning
November 14, 2019

Inheritance Tax – gifts senior execs should know about

  Recent figures from the Office for National Statistics show that Brits paid £2.4 billion…
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Lifestyle
November 14, 2019

Lonely Planet’s top 10 destinations to visit in 2020

If you’re looking for travel inspiration for 2020, Lonely Planet is a great place to…
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Tax & Estate Planning
November 8, 2019

Why Will Aid month is a great time to update your will

November is Will Aid month, where solicitors across the country waive their Will writing fees…
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Retirement & Pensions
October 18, 2019

Pensioners can expect another inflation-busting pay rise

With so much going on in the news at the moment you may have missed…
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Tax & Estate Planning
October 7, 2019

Don’t “get round to it”; do it now – Planning in times of Political Uncertainty

With much political turmoil, it is expected that there will be some changes to taxation.…
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Tax & Estate Planning
July 19, 2019

Changes to company car benefits from 2020/21

The Treasury has published a paper setting out changes to company car tax from April…
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Tax & Estate Planning
July 8, 2019

The Office of Tax Simplification Review

The Office of Tax Simplification (‘OTS’) published its long-awaited review on reforming Inheritance Tax. A…
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Lifestyle
June 14, 2019

Planning for the cost of higher education and getting kids onto the property ladder – The Bank of Mum & Dad

The timing of this e-shot going out is apt as I am travelling up to…
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Retirement & Pensions
April 8, 2019

Which Type of Retiree are you or do you want to be?

Retirement used to be synonymous with old age. Yet modern retirement is far from that,…
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Lifestyle
January 28, 2019

Four Cruises Around the British Isles

Common amongst many of our clients is a love of travel and many of our…
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Retirement & Pensions
January 18, 2019

Life Begins at 60

Should you cash in your defined benefit pension? When should you start to transfer assets…
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Retirement & Pensions
January 16, 2019

Pension Cold Calling Ban

The long-awaited ban on pensions cold-calling has finally come into force. Don’t we all hate…
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Tax & Estate Planning
December 17, 2018

Tis the season to be giving

We hope you are all finalising your arrangements for the festive season; we at Henwood…
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Lifestyle
December 7, 2018

Henwood Court’s Favourite Holiday Destinations

Thoughts at this time of the year typically turn to planning next year’s holiday and…
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Tax & Estate Planning
November 27, 2018

IHT goes digital

The first of two reports from an Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) review has called…
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Tax & Estate Planning
November 24, 2018

‘It’s what they would have wanted’

You’ve taken our advice and made gifts, arranged your Wills and Lasting powers of attorney;…
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Tax & Estate Planning
November 10, 2018

Probate Fees Increases Returns to the Agenda

In February 2016, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) published a consultation paper proposing to reform…
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Lifestyle
November 6, 2018

Digitalisation

Imagine a world... The preacher at church on Sunday morning arrived with a large cardboard…
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Tax & Estate Planning
October 31, 2018

2018 Budget Summary

In the longest budget speech this decade, there were more public convenience one-liners than there…
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