Are you a Company Director? Did you know you could have more options than employees when it comes to financial planning – because you can utilise your business to create a remuneration strategy?
It can be hard to keep track of multiple pensions, especially if you can’t remember who the scheme is with and when you paid into it. You might consider pension consolidation, a process that allows you to pull all the strands of your retirement savings together into one manageable pot.
Robert Hardy and Ian Jensen-Humphreys of 7IM sit down to discuss recent movements in global stock markets.
News headlines of tax avoidances schemes can be unsettling, especially if you worked to protect the assets you have a built up over many years to go to your chosen beneficiaries rather the tax man.
In recent years final salary pension schemes have been phased out by employers because people are living for longer and the uncrystallised liabilities are wreaking havoc with corporate balance sheets. Robert Blumberger explains why this is happening and sounds a cautionary note for those attracted to the idea of transferring.
Is your absence management policy fit for purpose? SMEs employ 15.7 million people in the UK, but without suitable strategies for managing employee health and wellbeing, absenteeism could be affecting your productivity and profit.
Clients are often referred to a financial adviser by a friend, family member, a colleague or sometimes through their employer. Why do they do this? What value do they see in financial advice?
Saving for retirement ahead of all the other daily pressures on finances can be tough. The challenge can be particularly difficult for women who take time out of work to raise a family. Research suggests that only 50 per cent of women in their 30s work full–time, compared with 81 per cent of men of the same age.
For decades, a traditional strategy that many investors have adopted – and in particular for their pension pots – has been an approach that reduces the level of investment risk that they take as they get nearer and nearer the day they retire.