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Lifestyle
February 14, 2020

10 big events coming to Birmingham in 2020

Whatever your taste, Birmingham’s thriving scene has something for you. From festivals to exhibitions, the…
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Retirement & Pensions
February 14, 2020

Annual pre-Budget Pension Tax Relief Speculation

The FT reported at the weekend that restricting pension contribution tax relief to 20% would…
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Tax & Estate Planning
February 13, 2020

Top 9 things you should consider before tax year end

The current tax year ends on the 5th April 2020 and this date represents the…
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Tax & Estate Planning
February 3, 2020

7 reasons all business owners and senior execs should have a Lasting Power of Attorney

In the last 12 years, three million Lasting Power of Attorneys (LPAs) have been implemented.…
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Retirement & Pensions
February 3, 2020

7 questions to ask yourself when you’re about to retire

A client of mine once told me that selling his business and moving towards retirement…
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Retirement & Pensions
January 24, 2020

Your life as a corporate executive is the worst possible preparation for retirement

One of the biggest changes in later life is retirement. This phase sees something important…
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Lifestyle
January 21, 2020

The World’s six best doctors….worth reading twice. Steve Jobs died a billionaire age 56. This is his final essay:

I reached the pinnacle of success in the business world.  In some others' eyes, my…
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Lifestyle
January 17, 2020

The 10 best restaurants in the West Midlands (according to Trip Advisor)

With hundreds of restaurants to choose from, where do you head when you want a…
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Lifestyle
January 16, 2020

How to get the best deals on a cruise

If you’re dreaming of getting away from the cold, dark days of winter, the idea…
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Retirement & Pensions
January 3, 2020

How to give yourself the option to retire

A client of mine once said this to me: “My advice for someone approaching retirement…
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Lifestyle
January 3, 2020

10 New Year’s resolutions senior execs should make

According to research, about 60% of us admit that we make New Year's resolutions but only about…
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Lifestyle
December 19, 2019

10 new movies you won’t want to miss in 2020

2019 has been another hugely successful year at the British box office. Buoyed by huge…
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Retirement & Pensions
December 19, 2019

Why planning your retirement needs to start earlier than you think

The harder you work, the harder it is to retire. Over the years, we have…
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Lifestyle
December 16, 2019

Ikigai – The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

With our lives becoming increasingly hectic and stressful with an ever-growing pressure for perfectionism, it…
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Retirement & Pensions
December 13, 2019

Should the Pension Freedoms age be raised?

Introduced in April 2015 by former Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, the Pension Freedom…
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Lifestyle
December 6, 2019

5 ways you can get more sleep

Do you get enough sleep? A recent report by Loughborough University found that three in…
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Lifestyle
November 29, 2019

10 essential biographies to read this winter

The autumn is always a busy time for publishers, and it’s been just a couple…
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Retirement & Pensions
November 28, 2019

Don’t Let Scammers enjoy your retirement pot. Protect your pension

Just lately the media is full of reports of people being scammed out of their…
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Tax & Estate Planning
November 14, 2019

Inheritance Tax – gifts everyone should know about

Recent figures from the Office for National Statistics show that Brits paid £2.4 billion in…
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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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