Monarch has become the biggest UK airline to cease trading, leaving over 2,500 staff and thousands more holidaymakers worrying about what lies ahead. KPMG placed the airline into administration and all further flights were cancelled with immediate effect. The airline’s future had been in doubt for a number of years and the news came as little
We are delighted to welcome Tom Longworth to the Foresight team as a Trainee Client Manager. Tom has recently finished his Mathematics Degree at Durham University and is fitting in well with the Foresight Team.
The Bank of England (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee once again left interest rates on hold at 0.25% at its’ September meeting. Although widely expected by the markets the vote was not as close as previously, the central bank’s subsequent commentary appearing to be on the hawkish side, intimating interest rate rises in the near future.
With longer life expectancies and better health, there is no longer a cut-off point at which you retire. For many, the prospect of retirement evokes images of doing exactly what they want and deservedly so after 40-odd years of working life. However, for some that ‘new chapter’ in life is one road that they are
The Law Commission is looking to overhaul inheritance tax laws. Part of which could soon mean that (in certain circumstances) you are able to leave your final wishes by voicemail or even text message. Around 40% of people die Intestate (without a Will) which often results in complex tax positions and increases the potential for
Foresight Wealth Strategists are delighted that Charlotte has joined the team as an Administrator. With the expansion of the practice, Charlotte will be a great help in ensuring office life runs smoothly.
We are delighted to welcome Alana Shaw to the Foresight team as a Client Manager. Alana is a local girl who enjoys family time with her two adorable, small children. Having recently passed the Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning she is looking forward to gaining experience and enhancing her knowledge of financial planning.
This month we are celebrating our 20th birthday with a move to prestigious new offices in Hale. Not to worry as we have not moved far, just across the road and the railway line to be precise. Still in leafy Hale but, bigger, better and more suited to providing our clients with the service they expect.
In the midst of economic and political uncertainty, Philip Hammond delivered his first and last Autumn Statement – as the Autumn Statement is now being scrapped – which outlined the first major economic statement from Government since Theresa May took power. The Quick Version Overall, our view is that this is an Autumn Statement that,
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