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Brexit and the myths behind this

14 June 2016

'Brexit' is shorthand for a Br(itish) exit from the EU. The precedent was set by the Greek crisis, where 'Grexit' was used to describe the possible exit of Greece from the euro currency and the EU as a whole.   On Thursday 23 June, there will be a referendum on whether the UK should remain in the European Union (EU). The voting options will be "Remain a member of the European Union" or "Leave the European Union". Should the latter gain more votes, this would lead to 'Brexit'.   With so much reporting in the media claiming all sorts of implications for staying or leaving the EU, see below a link to a website that provides more information regarding the various myths that are being discussed frequently, such as the impact on immigration and the economy.   htt...  (Read More)
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How to spot a pension scam

08 June 2016

Pension scams are sadly on the rise as new pension flexibility rules have attracted fraudsters who tend to target those in their 60’s with pension pots in excess of £10,000.   If you have any concerns about pensions cams contact us or click on the link below for guidance as to how to spot a pension scam.     https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en/articles/how-to-spot-a-pension-scam      (Read More)
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Dividend tax changes

02 June 2016

Since April 2016, the way individuals are taxed on dividend income has altered significantly with a new £5,000 per annum tax free income annual allowance.   This may affect you and your investments in terms of what are the most suitable tax wrappers to use for your capital.   See below an article that explains more: -   http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/investingguides/article-3505972/Will-dividend-tax-changes-5-000-allowance-save-money.html   If you would like us to explain more, get in touch today.  (Read More)