Category: investments

Don’t Panic! The Black Monday storm is clearing

by Paul Northmore, Managing Director This week has been a rollercoaster of a ride for the markets with Monday 24th August being named ‘Black Monday’….

Inflation – The risk in taking no risk

by Mike LeGassick, Independent Financial Adviser Any discussion with a prospective investment client should always include a detailed chat about their attitude to investment risk….

New pension rules: don’t forget about tax

by Paul Northmore, Managing Director The new pension rules announced last year come into effect on 6th April 2015 – “Freedom Day”.   From that date,…

Should you cash-in your final salary pension?

By Patrick Goddard, Independent Financial Adviser If you have a final salary pension scheme, many people may be rather envious!  These schemes, which usually pay…

Should you invest in bricks and mortar?

By Peter Harrison, Chartered Financial Planner, Manning and Company Those with available cash may wonder whether to buy an investment property. Property is often thought…

Autumn Statement 2013

by Paul Northmore, Managing Director While George Osborne tells us “The plan is working,” the fact facing many of us is that we ourselves will…

Poor interest on savings? It’s time to consider investments.

By Paul Northmore, Managing Director When you hear the word ‘investments’, what do you think?  The super-rich?  Bankers with red braces?  Foreign markets?  It may…

Autumn Statement 2012

On 5th December 2012 the Chancellor of the Exchequer gave his Autumn Statement on the economy to the House of Commons.  Here is a summary…