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by Alexander Beard, on Jun 15, 2020 2:33:15 PM

As businesses struggle to survive the worst economic downturn in centuries, the Government is doing what it can to minimise the number of insolvencies. In the first two weeks after …

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by Alexander Beard, on Sep 23, 2019 10:05:55 AM

Protecting and growing wealth is often one of the main objectives clients have. There are many investment opportunities out there that are described as ‘safe,’ but many individuals feel that …

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Topics:Financial PlanningInvestmentsSavings

by Alexander Beard, on Sep 23, 2019 10:02:11 AM

With autumn pushing the heat of summer south across the equator, it’s time to strap on your wellies and get ready to kick through piles of fiery leaves. So to …

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by Alexander Beard, on Sep 18, 2019 10:04:52 AM

As we venture further into this new digital age, the security of your personal data grows more and more important. That’s why, for this article, we’ve decided to delve into …

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by Alexander Beard, on Sep 16, 2019 10:49:31 AM

Food is one of the greatest and most diverse pleasures that life has to offer – it can be simple, complex or anything in between. But a dining experience is …

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by Alexander Beard, on Sep 9, 2019 9:40:42 AM

PricewaterhouseCoopers released a report last month on the state of the audit industry, making recommendations for how the audit can evolve to meet the needs of businesses. After an 8-month …

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Topics:BusinessMarket Commentary

by Alexander Beard, on Sep 9, 2019 9:38:29 AM

In the wake of the Woodford debacle, there’s a lot of buzz around investments and the rationale for choosing them. So we thought it would be useful to outline what …

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Topics:Financial PlanningInvestmentsRisks

by Alexander Beard, on Sep 5, 2019 9:27:01 AM

A new report by Scottish Widows (SW) has found that savings habits among younger people are rather lacking when compared with older generations. 14% of people aged 20-29 are not …

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Topics:Financial PlanningPensionsSavings

by Alexander Beard, on Sep 5, 2019 9:24:28 AM

Changes to IR35 legislation are coming into effect in April 2020. IR35 legislation is designed to target “disguised employment” between firms and freelancers. This is where a company hires freelancers …

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by Alexander Beard, on Aug 27, 2019 10:05:20 AM

You’re almost spoilt for choice when it comes to all the cultural experiences on offer in Europe. Compiling a definitive list is almost impossible, so instead we’ve settled for a …

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by Alexander Beard, on Aug 19, 2019 10:23:25 AM

Over a year and a half ago, a digital revolution introduced a new way for people to handle their money: open banking. All of a sudden at the touch of …

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by Alexander Beard, on Aug 19, 2019 10:06:08 AM

Back in 2017, the UK government published their Clean Growth Strategy, a report that included plans to work with lenders in order to create “green mortgage products,” that are able …

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