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The current COVID-19 crisis has wiped billions from the world’s financial markets. In the world of investing, such markets where share prices are falling are known as bear markets. Beating a bear isn’t easy, but you’ll be pleased to read tha...
With the pace of the Covid-19 pandemic accelerating in the UK, new Chancellor Rishi Sunak has introduced a raft of measures designed to help businesses, their employees and the self-employed. Many of our clients have asked if we could summarise these...
With billions being wiped off the stock market due to the coronavirus outbreak, it’s hard for investors not to panic. Markets are extremely volatile, despite measures taken by central banks around the world, including the Bank of England, to try an...
As Europe faces its greatest public health challenge in recent history, Chancellor Rishi Sunak released his first Budget. As you would expect, much of the Budget focused on mitigating the effects of the coronavirus outbreak. However, there were se...
Stock markets across the world have fallen sharply because of fears over the economic impact of the coronavirus as the number of cases continues to rise. The situation is changing rapidly all the time but at the time of writing (29th Feb), the virus ...
Paying tax is a necessary part of earning income and being part of a society. That is accepted. But while you may have thought that the top rate of tax is 45 per cent, there are hundreds of thousands of people paying 62 per cent due to an odd quir...
Market timing is an investing strategy where investors move their money in and out of the market to try and avoid losses before they happen and buy-in at the bottom after the market has crashed. It’s the well known tactic of ‘buy low and sell hig...
The tax year will end on April 5th. Are you confident that you have made appropriate preparations and maximised your tax allowances?

Here are some of the allowances that you should consider: