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The Amazon Brushing Scam. And Friends…

Have you been ‘brushed’ yet? If not, it’s quite possible that you soon will be… What are we talking about? The latest in a seemingly never-ending series of scams to hit people. According to consumer group Which?, hundreds of thousands of people up and down the UK have received mystery parcels from Amazon, containing goods […]

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Will You Keep Working after Turning 65?

Many of us dream of retiring early and spending our post-working life indulging in our hobbies and passions. But since the state pension age went up from 65 to 66 between late 2018 and late 2020, employment rates among 65-year-olds have reached record highs. According to a report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), […]

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What will Happen to Interest Rates in 2022?

As many of our clients will be aware, one of the great worries as the world recovers from the pandemic is inflation. Late last year the Bank of England suggested that inflation ‘might reach’ 5% in 2022. A week later the figures for November came out showing that inflation had already reached 5.1%. The UK is not […]

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February Market Commentary

Introduction  January’s headlines were dominated not only by reports of lockdown parties in Downing Street, but also by growing tension on Ukraine’s border. Russian President Vladimir Putin massed his tanks on the border, with the Chair of the Commons Defence Committee saying that an invasion was “imminent and inevitable”, and a top Polish official said […]

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