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by Alexander Beard Group, on Dec 15, 2020 8:59:27 AM

NASA has their sights set on the moon, again. You could argue that they never really took their eye off it, but with an increase in interest in interplanetary travel …

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Topics:Travel

by Alexander Beard Group, on Dec 11, 2020 12:18:37 PM

Covid-19 has made the country’s broken social care system an important political subject, one that urgently needs solving. As with all complex political subjects, the solution will be far from …

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Topics:Financial PlanningRetirementUK

by Alexander Beard Group, on Dec 4, 2020 1:51:04 PM

If you want to read more books, you’re not alone. An American survey found that more than a third of adults report a desire to read more books. This put …

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Topics:Tips

by Alexander Beard Group, on Dec 4, 2020 9:09:22 AM

There’s a chance that many workplaces may never return to the office. Several prominent tech firms have already said that their staff can continue to work from home even after …

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Topics:Financial PlanningTaxCoronavirus

by Alexander Beard Group, on Dec 1, 2020 2:17:36 PM

There was a time when British office workers would “ooh” and “ah” over online videos of trendy tech firm offices late on a Friday afternoon. You know, the kind with …

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Topics:BusinessUKCoronavirus

by Alexander Beard Group, on Nov 30, 2020 1:06:13 PM

Effects on Health Care in 2021 Mandatory deductible (own risk) In 2021 the mandatory deductible will most probable not increase. This means that the insured has to pay the first …

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Topics:EuropeHealthcareNetherlands

by Alexander Beard Group, on Nov 26, 2020 11:37:51 AM

Within the International Education and NGO Division we are aware of your concerns regarding international money transfers whether salary, lump sums or regular homeland financial commitments. As a globally transient …

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Topics:Market CommentaryCurrency

by Alexander Beard Group, on Nov 26, 2020 11:37:36 AM

Cynics confused by COVID-19 recovery In recent weeks, several opinions have been expressed in the financial media that erroneously suggest a long road ahead for a full economic recovery. There …

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Topics:EconomyCoronavirusSouth Africa

by Paul Beard, on Nov 26, 2020 11:37:22 AM

Here in the U.K. we go into yet another round of lockdowns on a ‘tiered’ basis and many people must begin to wonder if this will ever end… I empathise …

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by Alexander Beard Group, on Nov 26, 2020 10:05:55 AM

While these points might be most relevant for new business owners, it’s important for all to be rigorous with their taxes. After all, the taxman is someone we should all treat …

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Topics:BusinessTaxVAT

by Alexander Beard, on Nov 24, 2020 12:16:35 PM

The government has confirmed that the minimum age for drawing a personal pension is to rise to 57 in 2028. Savers who pay into a personal pension either directly or …

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Topics:PensionsRetirementUK

by Alexander Beard Group, on Nov 20, 2020 12:06:13 PM

In September, two women who represented the interests of Women Against State Pension Inequality (Waspi) lost a crucial court of appeal challenge. The court ruled that increasing the age at …

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Topics:PensionsUK