Month: February 2020

January Team News

Alas, January is over and we enter the shortest month of the year. So far in February we’ve had Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis… god knows who else is coming for us! Let’s hope the depletion of our ozone layer enters a period of recovery and our wonderful politicians of the world aid us in combatting the issue of global warming. I hope you have all managed to safe during the turbulent weather conditions.

/ 18th February 2020

Market Review January 2020

China grabbed the headlines again in January, but this time not for trade. On 31st December, the Chinese authorities notified the World Health Organisation of an outbreak of the Coronavirus in Wuhan City and in doing so, relegated the trade war and the World Economic Forum in Davos to mere sideshows throughout January...

/ 12th February 2020

New Pensions Freedoms

The pension freedoms, introduced on 6 April 2015, have given retirees a whole host of new options. There is no longer a compulsory requirement to purchase an annuity (a guaranteed income for life) when you retire. The introduction of pension freedoms brought about fundamental changes to the way we can access our pension savings...

/ 10th February 2020