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Which benefits do employees value the most?

July 7, 2016
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We’re living in a world where employee benefits are perhaps more varied than ever before. Those who work at Google reportedly enjoy free childcare, massages and even napping areas at work, whilst employees at Dropbox are provided with a stir fry bar, yoga sessions and Razor scooters […]

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Britain Takes Back Control. Or Does It?

July 6, 2016
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The Result

‘I declare that the total votes cast for Remain were 16,141,241. The total votes cast for Leave were 17,410,742.’

‘I will do everything I can as Prime Minister to steady the ship… but I do not think it would be […]

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July Market Commentary

July 6, 2016
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This time last month David Cameron was firmly in place as UK Prime Minister, facing the equally secure Jeremy Corbyn across the despatch box. Both of them were backing Remain in the forthcoming EU Referendum and – despite the occasional flurry of support for Leave – the UK looked set […]

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The widening gap between the lifespans of rich and poor people

June 10, 2016
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For the first time since the 1870s, the gap between the expected lifespan of the rich and the poor is getting wider in England and Wales. A study by City University London confirms that, whilst people are living longer overall, the lifespan of rich people is expanding faster […]

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What does property look like as an investment after 2016’s changes?

June 10, 2016
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The buy-to-let market has already seen some significant changes in 2016, perhaps most significantly the increase in stamp duty on any property you own other than your primary home. What this means for those looking to invest their money in property is that the market may […]

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The unexpected financial influence of “The Bank of Mum and Dad”

June 10, 2016
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Recently released data suggests that “The Bank of Mum and Dad” will lend out £5 billion this year to children looking to get on the UK property ladder. Parents will therefore be assisting in financing one in four of all UK mortgage transactions in 2016. The average loan […]

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June Market Commentary

June 10, 2016
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May was the month when you could be forgiven for thinking that there was only one event in the world that mattered: the continuing debate on the UK’s membership of the EU. But while the claims and counter-claims of Messrs Cameron, Osborne, Johnson and Gove filled […]

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Help To Buy vs Lifetime: Which ISA is best?

May 9, 2016
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Set to be introduced in April 2017, the Lifetime ISA essentially offers an alternative to the Help To Buy ISA. With two competing options on the table, it’s important to know which is best for you and your needs, as whilst they have some similarities, there are […]

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