Don’t panic at tax-year end time!

Don’t panic at tax-year end time!

Spring is almost here, and as I type, I can hear the birds in the garden making their nests ready for the warmer weather and egg-laying. Our resident turtle (she came with the house) has woken up from her hibernation and has now begun to enjoy sunbathing on the rocks....
War is over if you want it

War is over if you want it

It is with a heavy heart I write this blog as we witness Russia invade Ukraine with no provocation for their own ends of “self-defence”. The loss of life will be heart-breaking. We certainly seem to be witnessing another man in power exercising his ultimate control...
No Man Is An Island

No Man Is An Island

“No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were. As well as if a manor of thy friend’s or of thine own were. Any man’s death...
The perfect game

The perfect game

Anyone who has heard me lecture, or read my tax journals, will know how much I strive to achieve perfect results for clients.  This isn’t to say that the journey is smooth and without incident, there are always bumps in the road, but they shouldn’t be feared as we...
Be courageous

Be courageous

Following on from my last blog where I spoke of dreams, I wanted to continue with having the courage to realise them.  In our world of financial planning and investment management, we have many conversations with clients on identifying where they want to be with their...