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by Alexander Beard, on May 13, 2019 10:05:55 AM

The rules around ISAs (or individual savings accounts) change relatively often and different types of ISA rise and fall in popularity depending on where savers consider the most competitive place …

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by Alexander Beard, on May 10, 2019 7:36:27 AM

Clint Eastwood fans are no doubt groaning because I am about to use his film titles in an effort to make currency questions an interesting read! I apologise in advance …

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by Alexander Beard, on Jan 29, 2019 6:43:40 AM

While there has been much speculation in the media about the consequences of Brexit, most of this has been from a British perspective. This is to say it has mostly …

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by Alexander Beard, on Jan 29, 2019 4:56:49 AM

It is now just two months until the UK is – in theory – due to leave the European Union. In this special report we have tried to summarise the …

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by Alexander Beard, on Oct 9, 2018 6:12:11 AM

Since the Brexit vote, ‘staycations’ have become increasingly popular. This is unsurprising – for many people, going to the bureau de change has become an uncomfortable experience of seeing their …

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by Alexander Beard, on Jul 26, 2018 5:50:20 AM

Two years after the Referendum, the direction that Brexit will eventually take is still not clear. With the Prime Minister demanding that her party back her latest proposals ‘or Brexit …

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by Alexander Beard, on Jun 11, 2018 4:37:32 AM

When we leave the European Union we will also leave the EU customs union. The question we all want to know the answer to is ‘what does that mean for …

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by Alexander Beard, on Feb 5, 2018 6:00:52 AM

Thanks to the ‘breakthrough’ deal struck in early December last year by Prime Minister Theresa May with the EU, we now know that there will not be a ‘hard border’ …

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by Alexander Beard, on Jan 24, 2018 6:54:06 AM

As stock markets continue their march beyond all-time highs the usual concerns start to emerge: Are stock markets over-valued? After the boom surely there will be a bust? What about …

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by Alexander Beard, on Jan 15, 2018 10:04:44 AM

Another year seems to have flown by in the space of about five months. December, in particular, seemed to go past in a blur. It was, however, the month when …

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by Alexander Beard, on Nov 6, 2017 6:17:52 AM

It’s understandable that much of the talk around the impact of Brexit upon business has focused on the global multinationals. By definition, those businesses which have money flowing from one …

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by Alexander Beard, on Sep 5, 2017 9:45:36 AM

The children are back at school, it’s getting darker and you’re starting to think about the central heating. Summer is drawing to a close and we thought it might be …

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