News / 2021 Archive

04 Aug 2021

The UK's first Government Green Bond to be issued

Rishi Sunak announced that in 2021 the UK Government will be issuing a ‘Green Bond’.

Government bonds are a means for the Government to raise cash, they pay you back the money you have invested in the bond plus interest after a fixed period of time.

27 Jul 2021

Dormant Assets Scheme Extended

The Dormant Assets Scheme aims to reunite people with their financial assets, but where that is not possible, the money held in these dormant bank and building society accounts can be redistributed to benefit communities across the UK.

14 Apr 2021

Divorced Retired Women May Be Losing £££'S

If a woman is aged over 60, and reached state pension age before April 6, 2016, on divorce she would have been entitled to use her ex-husband’s National Insurance history when evaluating her state pension benefits. But some women are losing valuable state pension that they are not even aware of.

24 Mar 2021

Continuing Healthcare Review

Continuing Healthcare refers to the element of care that is funded if NHS care is needed.

The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) aim to improve the system and have recently identified various failings which are putting anxiety and financial strain on individuals unnecessarily.

08 Feb 2021

Stamp Duty Savings

In September 2020, Rightmove estimated that there was a 40% increase in house sales versus the same time the year before.

These statistics are not too surprising. Despite the ability to view homes being restricted on occasion by lockdowns, and when allowed being subject to the social distancing rules and the now familiar masks and hand sanitations, the temporary relief on stamp duty has stimulated the market.