Barrister Life Style Blog

Who is King Edward VII’s Hospital?

  King Edward VII’s Hospital has had royal patronage for over 100 years, beginning with King Edward VII founded to treat veterans returning from the Boer War. Today the Hospital’s Patron is Her Majesty the Queen, and our President is [...]

April 26, 2016 Health and Beauty

The Bespoke British Pen Collection

  Conway Stewart Churchill 50th Anniversary Edition £499.00 www.bespokebritishpens.co.uk Our commitment to quality and tradition stems from our team’s experience over many years working with some of the most prestigious names in British pen manufacturing – names that are recognised [...]

April 20, 2016 Writing Instruments

Law student Rebecca in-line for national award success

A BPP University Law School student is just one step away from winning a prestigious award as well as a cash prize and a work placement at a top law firm. Rebecca Titus-Cobb, a Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) student [...]

March 3, 2016 Life style

Unsettled at the Bar?   Simon Broomer of CareerBalance discusses career options for Barristers

Moving away from the Bar Since CareerBalance was established in 2005, our career coaches have assisted barristers who, for one reason or another have found themselves unable to settle at the self-employed Bar. I am one of a team of [...]

March 3, 2016 Recruitment

Barristers’ Tax Saving Tips

    The way that barristers are taxed seems to be shrouded in mystery and intrigue but, in reality, the same general rules apply to them as any other self-employed person.  The paramount point is to make sure you keep [...]

February 29, 2016 Independent Financial Advice

Should you consider investing in private companies?

At Rockpool they believe the answer to this is yes as private company investing sets you free from the “same old” round of main market shares. It offers a real alternative and can be very tax-efficient. However, of course, it [...]

February 9, 2016 Personal Finance & Wealth Management

Why Barristers Should Seek Professional Assistance With Cashflow Management

  Poor cashflow management is one of the greatest problems for any business, but it is especially concerning for barristers, particularly in the light of cuts to legal aid earnings. This is where assistance from a specialist accounting, tax and [...]

November 16, 2015 Independent Financial Advice

Ward Wilson Affiliates is pleased to offering Barristers a Tailored annual multi-trip travel insurance.

   Whether it’s booking that long awaited summer getaway or a ski-trip in the Alps, travel insurance should always be on the top of the check list next to passports and foreign currency!  Ward Wilson Affiliates’ (WWA) staff have been [...]

October 28, 2015 Independent Financial Advice, Travel and Leisure

Caring for Older People in the Coming Decades

Government Ministers have said that with an ever increasing number of older people requiring care in the next decades and beyond, families and volunteers will be needed and should be encouraged to help care. Family care is given by people [...]

October 28, 2015 Private Healthcare

The 10 most expensive celebrity autographs in 2015

  The new edition of JustCollecting’s PFC40 Autograph Index reveals the 10 most expensive “living” and “dead” celebrity autographs James Dean has the most expensive autograph of any dead or living celebrity, reveals the 2015 edition of the PFC40 Autograph Index, [...]

October 13, 2015 Art and Antiques