15 Mar 2018
Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered his first Spring Statement to Parliament on 13 March 2018. In a break with recent tradition, the chancellor did not use the financial statement midway between Budgets to present a ‘mini-Budget’ or pre-Budget report. The chancellor’s Spring Statement 2018 is a response to the Office for Budget Responsibilities’ (OBR's) latest economic and fiscal forecasts and provides an opportunity to set out government priorities and consultations ahead of the Autumn Budget later this year. Projections for growth Mr Hammond upgraded projections for...
24 Nov 2017
Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered his second Budget to Parliament on 22 November 2017. In every Budget, there are winners and losers, and Autumn Budget 2017 was no different. In his keynote speech given to MPs in the Commons, Mr Hammond signalled that he will allocate funds to ‘invest to secure a bright future for Britain’, saying the Budget is about much more than Brexit. Read the full guide here. Overall, this was not the bold, game-changing Budget that many in the Chancellor’s own party were demanding. If you would like to review what action you may need to take to ...
11 Oct 2017
We are delighted to share our half-year review (to June 2017) which follows on from the impressive results in our FY16 annual report. Download our half year review (to June 2017)
11 Oct 2017
We are delighted to announce that the group continues to make excellent progress against its core strategy and growth plan with the trading and operational results in 2016 being ahead of forecast. Download our annual report 2016
07 Sep 2017
Welcome to our latest issue. Will you be one of the six million men and women workers who will have to work an extra year before retiring after the Government announced that it would be extending the retirement age to 68?  We look at the new plans announced in July this year and how they could affect you. A combination of increases in life expectancy and the growing number of retirees relative to the working-age population means that individuals will now have to save harder for their own retirement.  With historic ultra-low interest rates on savings, many investors over the past decade have...

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