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Financial Planning Has Never Been More Important

The first week of February was not a good one for our personal finances. As everyone reading this will be aware, the energy price cap was raised, and headlines warned that British households face a record £693 price hike. This came on top of the confirmation from the Chancellor that April’s planned increase in national […]

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What Will Rishi Sunak Say in his Budget?

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is expected to deliver his Spring Budget on March 23rd, in which he’ll outline his view of the country’s fiscal position. Mr Sunak has long been keen to stress that the money spent on the Government’s coronavirus economic support packages, such as the furlough scheme and the Bounce Back […]

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Could Ukraine Crisis Force National Insurance U-Turn?

“Events, dear boy, events.” This famous quote is often attributed to former prime minister Harold Macmillan after being asked what could knock his government off course. This could be a timely quote right now, as the horrific events in Ukraine look set to impact on consumers and businesses across the world. The UK government will […]

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March Market Commentary

Introduction Not the election of Donald Trump, not the US/China trade dispute. Not even Brexit. In all the time we have been writing this Monthly Bulletin, no single issue has so completely dominated a month’s news – or threatened to have such serious consequences – as the outbreak of Coronavirus in China. That was how […]

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