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Easter 2018 – Client Newsmail

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Easter greetings to all our clients. We emerge from a very busy but successful few months. In this newsletter we draw your attention to the developing world of Social Impact Investment as well as the excitement of GDPR and ...

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GDPR

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If you haven’t been invited to a meeting about GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) you can consider yourself fortunate. GDPR will impact on all businesses, charities and organisations. As it happens we are very happy ...

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Cryptocurrencies

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On low-news days the media likes to chatter about the eye-popping gains being made in cryptocurrencies (such as BitCoin, Ethereum or Ripple). As you can probably guess we are somewhat sceptical about the merits of investing ...

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The Third Dimension for investment is: The Good You Can Do

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Following on from our Christmas article we are making more progress with Social Impact investing. There are two established dimensions for investment: the returns you get and the risk you take. Investing is always about ...

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Social Impact Investment – Avoid Harm, Do Good, Make Money

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For the past 25 years I have been asking people what they want from their investments. The top five requirements have been: 100% security – I want my money to always be there if I need it Low volatility – I don’t want ...

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How The Autumn Budget Might Impact You

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Tax Rates and Allowances Everyone gets the benefit of an increased personal allowance. This means that no one pays tax until they earn over £11,850 per annum. The savings income zero percent starting band stays at £5,000 ...

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Do You Have A Personal Pension? (Nomination of Beneficiaries)

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If you do you may need to take some immediate action because of recent changes in pension law. It’s about what happens to your pension if you die. Last year’s Pension Freedom legislation brought in changes to how death ...

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A Festive Financial Reflection

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The amount is not important I once glimpsed a social media posting between some schoolboys comparing their Santa Claus haul. Each item was assessed not by considering the giver of the gift but by its value in sterling. ...

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Marriage Allowance

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This tax allowance allows you to transfer £1,100 of your personal allowance to your husband, wife or civil partner.   It can reduce their tax bill by up to £220 a year. There are certain eligibility rules but if you ...

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Social Investment Tax Relief

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Much as we might like it, when it comes to investment we can’t have our cake and eat it.  However, if you are someone who would like to see a positive social return, as well a financial return on your money, then you may ...

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