6 month review

6 month review

Last week saw the team sit down and reflect on the first 6 months of this calendar year and how they have played out compared to our business plan. The plan was put together last November and looked to try and put some numbers to how 2021 could look for us as a...
Enjoy the journey….

Enjoy the journey….

We received an unwanted update this week; to be told that the end of lockdown restrictions on 21st June were being pushed back by four weeks. This is a blow to many and is understandably causing a lot of controversy within our government and media. I have heard many...
Pensions – contributions and tax

Pensions – contributions and tax

This is my 13th blog as part of our weekly blog series – unlucky for some – but not you, as the reader. It’s my second blog with a focus on pensions.  A recent conversation with a contact similarly aged to me, highlighted the fact that for many, the world of pensions...
Inheritance tax and pensions

Inheritance tax and pensions

Did you know that inheritance taxes do not as a rule apply to pensions?  There are some circumstances where it can be argued they should apply but it is quite rare for these to be proven.  To benefit from the exemption though you do need to have your pensions set up...