7th December 2020

Since March the government has been pumping money into the economy at an unprecedented rate. At some stage, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak will have to stop handing out money and begin addressing the bill he has built up since Covid-19…

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7th December 2020

From 28 September 2020, the Wills Act 1837 was amended to allow the witnessing of wills to take place virtually, via videoconferencing or other visual transmission as well as physically. This is a very welcomed announcement due to the challenges…

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7th December 2020

The Covid-10 crisis continues to have a significant impact on the lives of everyday people. Within the financial services profession we have seen the demand for advice increase, not just over fears that taxes will need to rise to repay…

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7th December 2020

Even though IHT receipts represent 0.7% of all HMRC receipts which appears to be a relatively low amount, with the various consultations and reports who know what the next budget might bring. It is worth considering steps to mitigate IHT…

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1st December 2020

We promised you the recipes… Courgette soup with feta and mint Cooking time 30 minutes Serves 4-6 Ingredients 10ml vegetable oil 1 red onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1–2kg large courgettes, cut into big chunks 2 bay leaves Sprig…

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1st December 2020

We always look forward to meeting our clients face-to-face – and we know many of you enjoy our visits too. They’re a chance to get to know each other a bit better, and for you to feel reassured that your…

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1st December 2020

One of the most shocking trends revealed by our client survey was just how many of you have come into contact with phishing scams. Phishing is a type of fraud where a scammer contacts you by email, phone call, letter…

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1st December 2020

Hello, and welcome to our very first blog post!  We were overwhelmed by the positive and useful feedback you gave us in our recent client survey. 2020 has been a difficult year for most of us, and we want to…

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