Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) offer the opportunity to invest up to £20,000 annually. ISAs are a tax-efficient way of investing, with no liability to either Income Tax or Capital Gains Tax on the invested funds. Unlike pension allowances, the ISA allowance cannot be reclaimed from previous years. Therefore, if you are intending to utilise this
The bill for COVID is coming, make no mistake about it. Yet, in a clever game of political smoke and mirrors, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak served up some hope in the Budget, freezing personal and corporation tax bands rather than increasing tax rates as originally mooted. All seems to be well until you
As a Wealth Strategist, one of the things that you learn at a very early point is that it is not the amount of money you have that makes you happy, it’s what you do with it that gives the enjoyment. And, although the richest clients are not necessarily the happiest, it is also true
Entrepreneur noun 1. a person who sets up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit. As George W Bush once allegedly said when discussing the decline of the French economy. “The problem with the French is that they don’t have a word for entrepreneur.” No one gets to the
When businesses are set up initially, it is often done in a fuzzy haze of optimism, blind faith, and self-belief. However, further down the line, a healthy dose of realism needs to be injected into the heady mix. In this article, we explore what happens if one of the owners dies, and how to protect
The rules have now changed on how ISAs can be passed on to spouses and civil partners upon death. These rules now allow for a Continuing Account of a Deceased Investor (CADI), which improves the rules on Additional Permitted Subscriptions (APS). The process of inheriting these assets is now simpler and more tax-efficient, meaning fewer
We are delighted to say that, due to our continued expansion, we are looking to recruit four additional team members – two Client Managers (what other people call Paraplanners) and two Trainee Client Managers to join our dynamic and forward-thinking team. We have ambitious plans, and these can only be achieved by recruiting the right
Over the past few years, there has been a growing demand from investors who not only want investment growth but also want to see the companies and funds they invest in providing benefit to the environment and communities. Known as ESG – Environmental, Social, and corporate Governance – the market is awash with claims of ESG friendly investments. In fact, the sector has been one of the fastest-growing, and this trend has accelerated dramatically during
2020 has already turned out to be a year for the record books for all the wrong reasons, with the coronavirus pandemic and global shutdown making most of the headline news. However, despite the end of the year being near, 2020 still has a few tricks up its’ sleeve. Chief amongst these is the US Presidential
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