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February Market Commentary

Introduction The story of the US/China trade dispute was a thread running through much of last year. Some progress was made in resolving the dispute at December’s G20 summit and that appeared to continue in January with China saying it is ‘ready to work’ with the US. Donald Trump confirmed this, describing a telephone conversation […]

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Inheritance Tax – Could there be a better alternative?

Inheritance tax is enormously unpopular to say the least. A YouGov poll found that 59% of the public deemed it unfair, making it the least popular of Britain’s 11 major taxes. What’s more, the tax has a limited revenue raising ability, with the ‘well advised’ often using gifts, trusts, business property relief and agricultural relief […]

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Cruises around the British Isles

When you think of a cruise, the first things to come to mind are usually European cities of culture, blue Caribbean oceans or Balearic islands. What many people don’t realise is that there are some incredible options available much closer to home. The British Isles boast a staggering number of beautiful and unusual destinations, particularly […]

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