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Pound Strength Means We’re All Going on a Summer Holiday

It’s been a difficult year for the euro, and this has had positive repercussions on sterling, which has seen a year of highs for the British currency. But can the good luck last for Brits looking to make the most of their money? Our Hertford financial advisors explain why this year might be a great […]

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Register for Our Freedom & Choice in Pensions Seminar

At GPFM, our London financial advisors have spoken often about the effects of the pension freedoms that came into effect earlier this year. Depending on your financial situation, there will likely be pros and cons regarding the repercussions of the new pension rules. We’d love to offer each and every one of you a consultation […]

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Dividend Tax Overhaul: What It Means for Your Small Business

In the Summer Budget earlier this month, George Osborne announced a series of changes to the way that dividends operate. Dividends are paid to business directors as a means of lowering financial risk to SME investors, and with London being the primary home of small businesses in the UK, our London financial advisors have provided […]

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Unregulated Collective Investment Schemes (UCIS) Explained

Here, our Hertfordshire financial advisors will explain the differences between regular Collective Investment Schemes and unregulated ones. We will explain the new UCIS legislation that has recently been introduced, and look to the future of this type of investment.

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Summer Budget 2015 Roundup

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborn, has delivered the first Tory budget since 1996. 2015’s Emergency Budget was an eventful one, and here we cover all the main announcements.

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What Happens if Greece Leaves The Euro?

This week, the world’s eyes are focussed on Greece as it prepares to hold a crucial referendum on how to proceed.

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Are The Pension Reforms Doomed to Fail?

The effects of George Osborne’s new ‘pension freedoms’ are just beginning to surface. People seem to be mainly in two (very different) camps about them. The first group sees them as irresponsible and dangerous. The second thinks they’re having a positive impact on savers’ quality of life. So is what is really happening with the […]

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What is the Future of Retirement?

By 2018, roughly 12-13.5 million people will be saving into private sector defined contribution (DC) workplace pension schemes, to which they are automatically enrolled on employment.

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Seven Ways to Enjoy The Summer in Hertfordshire

While we know how important it is to save money away for your future, it’s also essential to put money aside each month to guarantee that you and your family’s hard work isn’t going to waste. Summer in Hertfordshire is always a thriving, bustling and enjoyable time of year, so our Hertfordshire financial advisors have […]

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Divorce Advice: Is Your Pension Income Protected?

Following the new pension reforms, some divorcees that have the right to a pension income from their ex-spouse might need to re-think their existing plans to protect themselves from being cut-off from their agreed retirement income.

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