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July 2015 Budget – summary

In the 2015 Summer Budget delivered on the 8th July 2015, the Chancellor George Osborne announced the following key tax measures;   Corporation tax rate to be cut to 19% by 2017 and to 18% by 2020 in a bid [...]

July 9, 2015 Independent Financial Advice

Pension reforms coming in April 2015 could offer more opportunities for barristers to reduce their tax bill

Many people are wary of pensions, believing they are poor value and also not wanting their money to be “locked away” rather than free for them to access whenever they want it. When you want to get it out you [...]

March 2, 2015 Independent Financial Advice

How much do you pay for your portfolio?

As of the 31st December 2012, commission paid out on investment and pension products was officially banned in the UK, through the advent of the Retail Distribution Review (RDR). This has meant that any new investment or pension advice has [...]

May 13, 2014 Independent Financial Advice

Ensure your finances are in order

The first rule of public speaking is that you should never embarrass or insult your audience.  The same applies to articles in learned journals.  On the other hand, it is great fun.  When I give a talk to a business [...]

May 3, 2014 Independent Financial Advice

The right policy for barristers and solicitors

The heavy rain and floods that have affected so much of Britain in the first few months of this year has prompted many people to look again at the adequacy of their insur­ance cover. For high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) and high [...]

April 25, 2014 Independent Financial Advice

How can Hargreaves Lansdown help you make more of your money?

No one is as committed to your financial future as you. Whether you’re a first time investor or you want to improve the way you manage your existing investments our aim is to give you all the tools, help and [...]

April 23, 2014 Independent Financial Advice

Pensions changes on the horizon, and tax planning for later life : Be prepared for pension changes

Barristers should be aware of the major changes to pensions which are coming into force from April this year. After 6 April, the maximum amount you are allowed to hold in your pension and the annual contribution allowance is reducing [...]

February 18, 2014 Independent Financial Advice

OCM Wealth Management

“It is a single point of contact, multi disciplined service proposition that utilises modern technology to bring together independent whole of market financial solutions with dynamic whole of market asset management, with a tax strategy to deliver a clients strategised [...]

January 29, 2014 Independent Financial Advice, Personal Finance & Wealth Management

Welcome to Saunderson House

We are a chartered firm of independent financial advisers with the specialism, world class quality and technical expertise to fully satisfy the financial planning and investment needs of private clients. Our single focus is on protecting our clients’ capital and on growing it to the extent that it [...]

December 1, 2013 Independent Financial Advice, Personal Finance & Wealth Management