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Pensions

Lifetime ISAs – First Time Buyers & Retirement

Posted: 13th Jan 2017 by Susan Ruddick Blog
Lifetime ISAs

Lifetime ISAs or ‘LISA’s. There are bonuses available for first time buyers, but are they really advantageous for retirement saving? If you are saving up to buy your first home you need to know about the new Lifetime ISA. They are also designed to encourage saving for retirement.   It is important to note that… Read more

Making a Difference 2017

Posted: 10th Jan 2017 by Julia O'Connor Blog
Making a Difference 2017

Latest News Find out how Hunter Gee Holroyd have been Making a Difference in 2017… Inspirational story? Tick! Important Tax update? Tick! Independent financial advice for peace of mind? Tick! Feel good fundraising? Tick! Further information and dates to help your business to grow? Tick!   Making a Difference 2017 Catch up on the latest… Read more

Our Top 10 Tips to Pension Planning!

Posted: 5th Jan 2017 by ascensor Blog
Hands holding golden egg in a birds nest

Top 10 Tips to Pension Planning So you’re considering starting a pension? What do you need to consider and how can you make the most of the options available to you, so you can live the retirement you plan to? Read on for our Top 10 tips to Pension Planning:     It’s never too… Read more

Self Invested Personal Pension (SIPP)

Posted: 11th Oct 2016 by Nick Lawson Blog

SIPP – Self Invested Personal Pension – A Case Study Could a Self Invested Personal Pension Plan work for you? Our example below gives guidance on when it may be appropriate to use this option. Background Andrew is considering a purchase of a commercial property he has seen with a good rental yield available for… Read more

Top 250 Independent Financial Advisers

Posted: 18th Apr 2016 by Julia O'Connor Blog
Nick Lawson

Top 250 Independent Financial Advisers in the UK On Sunday 10th April the Sunday Times published their first supplement listing the Top 250 Independent Financial Advisers in the UK based on reviews on the independent consumer ratings website VouchedFor.co.uk. We are proud, but not at all surprised, to say that Nick Lawson was featured.   Rated… Read more

Budget 2016: A Summary

Posted: 17th Mar 2016 by Paul Morris HGH's News
Budget 2016: A Summary

What are the key changes to the Budget and how will they affect you? Corporation Tax Rate to be cut to 17% from April 2020.   From April 2017, the new threshold for small business rate relief will increase from £6,000 to £15,000, and the higher rate will also be increased.   The personal allowance… Read more

Could Your Pension be hit by the new Lifetime Allowance?

Posted: 4th Mar 2016 by Nick Lawson Blog
Lifetime Allowance

Lifetime Allowance – Will your pension be hit? From April 2016 the government has restricted the tax-breaks on pensions by reducing the ‘Lifetime Allowance’ (LTA). If the combined value of your pensions exceeds this allowance you could face additional tax charges.   Read on to find out: if you are affected how to calculate the… Read more

Budget 2016 – Pensions – what do we expect to hear?

Posted: 4th Mar 2016 by Nick Lawson HGH's News

Budget 2016 The Chancellor will make his Budget 2016 speech on Wednesday 16th March 2016. This is when we expect to hear the outcome of the review of pensions incentives announced last March and followed by the Government’s consultation “Strengthening the Incentive to Save” in July 2015. As we approach Budget day lots of rumours… Read more

Pensions Changes – A brief history…

Posted: 9th Feb 2016 by Nick Lawson Blog
Retirement

A brief history of the debate to date……. The government wants to make the state pension age 65 for men and women by 2018, and keep raising it after that. It means that some women who were preparing to retire in the next few years will have to wait longer. The campaign group Women Against State Pension Inequality… Read more

Your Investment or pension portfolio – Is it a Happy New Year?

Posted: 11th Jan 2016 by Nick Lawson Blog
Investment or Pension Portfolio.

How is the current stock market turmoil affecting your investment or pension portfolio? Have you considered how your investment or pension portfolio is faring at the start of the new year? The start of 2016 has seen volatility (turmoil) in global stock markets. This can be attributed to the slowing down of the Chinese economy…. Read more