Markets rebounded very strongly in May and early June before a nasty dose of reality last week led to renewed heavy falls in all global stock markets.
This year, the UK and many other nations commemorated the 75th anniversary of VE Day. What many of us forget is that just a fortnight after the cessation of hostilities in 1945, the nation went to the polls in a General Election.
A 2019 study found that two-thirds of people in the UK don't have a will - equivalent to 27.8 million people - and that 47% of over-55s have failed to arrange one.
Death has been described as ‘Britain’s last taboo’, with a 2018 survey by the Co-Operative finding that almost 1 in 4 Brits are uncomfortable talking about death.
If you have children, then one of your key planning priorities is ensuring that they are cared for and protected in case something happens to you.
Many businesses have faced difficult decisions in recent weeks because of the coronavirus pandemic. The outbreak has had a devastating impact on many areas of the economy as companies of all sizes consider their short and long-term viability.
With more than 400,000 people around the world contracting coronavirus, there are more important concerns than personal tax at the moment. However, as we move towards 5 April and the end of the UK tax year, some individuals will be worried that an extended stay in the UK due to coronavirus could prejudice their tax position.
If you’re the director of a business that is struggling to continue during the coronavirus pandemic, new measures announced on the 28th March by the Business Secretary should provide reassurance.
As expected, the Chancellor of the Exchequer yesterday unveiled a support package for self-employed workers who have been impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic.
On 17th March, the government announced that anyone struggling as a result of the coronavirus outbreak will be able to take a three-month mortgage repayment holiday. It has been confirmed that this will apply to all residential and buy to let mortgages, as well as those with Help to Buy equity loans. All lenders are required to comply.