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Which is better - an ISA or a Pension? When looking to invest for later life, both ISAs (Individual Savings Account) and pensions potential growth within a tax efficient environment  and should be considered. But which is better? The answer to this question will depend on you...

Life assurance provider, Met Life, has recently released its annual study of workplace benefits. The findings revealed that the value of workplace benefits is being increasingly recognised by employees as financial pressures increase, pushing financial wellbeing up the corporate agenda. According to MetLife’s UK Employee Benefit...

When our corporate clients approach us they’re often looking for comprehensive benefits package for their employees that’s cost effective and relevant to their workforce demographic. Paul Mitchell Director of Corporate Solutions at Wren Sterling answers the important questions about reviewing a Group Risk policy and...

You might not know it, but you could have unused pension contributions from the last three years. That might not mean you need to change your current financial plan, but it’s worth reading on, because you could be missing out on generous tax incentives. Unused pension...

Comparison websites let you see the cost of products (like car insurance) without using a financial adviser. These sites are great tools if you know what you’re looking for and you want low-cost home insurance or to review your gas and electricity bills. With this...

Phil Mitchell, a Corporate Consultant with Wren Sterling, outlines the key changes to Salary Sacrifice and why it is still a very useful tool for employers and employees 2016’s Autumn Statement included measures to reform salary sacrifice, one of the cornerstones of corporate financial planning. It...

Andy Scott, an Associate Director in Wren Sterling’s Glasgow office explains how clients come to appreciate the full depth of financial planning services, often from the base of a single task or transaction. It’s very difficult to talk about client journeys in the broadest sense because...

We’re readying ourselves for a snap election. Many of our clients will be asking themselves and their advisers ‘what does the vote mean for me?’ and if you’re reading this article when it was published at the end of May, you have just over a...

Retirement used to be black and white, one day you were at work and the next you were a pensioner. Today “retirement” is more of a phase, particularly since 2015 when pension freedom was launched. Pension funds can now be accessed from age 55, allowing...

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