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Due to move home during the pandemic?

If you are planning to move home, below are details of recent government and industry guidelines. You have exchanged contracts. If you have exchanged contracts and the property you are moving to is “vacant” you can continue with your move but need to follow the related guidance on home removals. There is no definition of [...]

2020-04-01T10:32:04+01:00 April 2nd, 2020|News|

Pension Jargon Busters guide. Find out more.

It is quite easy to get confused about pensions. However, spending a little time to understand some of the key terms will help. This article aims to explain the key terms relating to pension and retirement planning that you may come across. We hope you find this "Pension Jargon Buster" guide useful. Final Salary Scheme [...]

2020-03-19T19:37:08+00:00 March 30th, 2020|News|

Round up of the latest Corvid-19 Government support.

The 11 March Budget from the new Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, included £7 billion of expenditure targeting the impact of Covid-19 on employees, the self-employed and businesses. On 17 March a further raft of measures was announced, amounting to an additional £20 billion of Government support expenditure plus £330 billion of loan guarantees. By 20 March [...]

2020-03-26T17:56:40+00:00 March 26th, 2020|News|

Coronavirus payment holiday on your mortgage.

By Darren Amos, Independent Financial Adviser Are you considering the coronavirus payment holiday on your mortgage? Remember that the interest will still be added to the mortgage, increasing the balance and that you will then be paying interest on the extra interest for the rest of the term of the mortgage. Most lenders have confirmed [...]

2020-03-26T14:47:19+00:00 March 26th, 2020|News|

A personal message on the coronavirus.

A personal message by Caroline Anstee, Managing Director of Anstee & Co. Hello Following our coronavirus update last week, I just wanted to send a personal message at this difficult and worrying time. As you know I have been in this industry a long time and I have therefore experienced many stock market crashes. Each [...]

2020-03-18T18:27:22+00:00 March 18th, 2020|News|

Financial Planning: When might you need it?

The idea that financial planning advice is only relevant for a few very wealthy people is a common misunderstanding. Working with an Independent Financial Adviser at key times of your life can have a beneficial impact on your financial wellbeing. That saying, "we don't plan to fail, but we fail to plan", has never been [...]

2020-02-11T16:08:36+00:00 March 2nd, 2020|Uncategorised|

Long term care funding dilemma needs financial planning.

The demand for places for long term care is increasing due to us all living longer. However, funding to cover the care home, which is mainly paid for by Local Authorities is under pressure. Many Local Authorities resources are limited. This is leading to them demanding places at below their cost price. Care homes are [...]

2020-02-10T11:49:20+00:00 February 27th, 2020|News|

Divorce. Don’t lose out financially.

First of all, do you really want a divorce? Have you looked at the reasons why you are unhappy in your relationship? Have all the avenues such as marriage counselling, marriage coaching, psychotherapy or separation been explored. If you feel that there is no going back, you will need to consider the following. Take professional [...]

2020-02-10T11:42:05+00:00 February 24th, 2020|News|