Summer Budget 2015 Summary by BlueSKY

Summer Budget 2015 Summary by BlueSKY As is frequently the case, the Budget generates many Financial Planning opportunities (and headaches!!) and the latest Budget was no exception. The following provides…

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Post-election Pondering

In last month’s article I reported how most economists and investment managers were speculating that the General Election would result in a hung parliament or coalition. Markets held their breath and it would seem have now sighed with relief.

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Property or the Stock Market

The merits of investing in property is a regular discussion that we have with clients. For some this may mean buying a property to let out and others have the view that ‘my house is my pension’. Property is, after all, a tangible asset that most people feel they understand.

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A Good Budget?

This year the Chancellor surprised many through his sweeping changes to pensions. This has certainly grabbed the headlines and there are undoubtedly some great opportunities for those saving towards their retirement. It is good news for us too as a business, but whether Mr Osborne has gone too far with ‘pension liberation’ will perhaps take many years to establish.

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