Politics Posts

An Overview of the Autumn Budget 2017

On 22nd November, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, announced his 2017 Autumn Budget statement to the House of Commons. The release of the budget is usually greeted with a degree of trepidation as big institutions and individuals respond to the inevitable changes.

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General Election: The Results & What They Mean For Your Money

The result of the recent general election was a surprise for every pundit, politician and member of the public. At gpfm we need to keep abreast of political developments to ensure we give our clients the best advice.  

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Infographic: How Will Brexit Impact Your Finances in Hertfordshire?

With the result of the General Election, the kind of Brexit on offer to the British people is up for grabs. Whatever happens will have an impact on policy impacting the public’s private finances, so here’s what Brexit might mean for the people of Hertfordshire. 

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The Autumn Statement

Here, we unpack the main points from the Autumn Statement. This article is for information only and must not be considered as financial advice. We always recommend that you seek independent financial advice before making any financial decisions. Investments can go down as well as up and you may get back less than you invested.

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Autumn Statement 2015 Round-up

Read our comprehensive round-up of the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement.

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US Federal Reserve Keep Interest Rate Unchanged: Will This Effect UK Savers?

The US Federal Reserve met on 28th October to discuss raising interest rates. At gpfm our Hertfordshire financial advisors keep a close eye on what’s going on in the States’ economy, knowing how much of an impact changes in that market could have on the UK money market.

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What Corbyn’s Pension Campaign Means for You

Long before Jeremy Corbyn caused a UK political earthquake by storming to the Labour party’s leadership this summer, he was leading a campaign to change the way the UK sets the rates of pay for UK pensioners.

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Party Conference Roundup 2015 by Our Hertfordshire Financial Experts

We’ve now safely navigated party conference season. There were few controversies, so too were there few great policy announcements. However, under the usual bluster and spin, quite a few important pieces of economic and financial policy were discussed.

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China Slowdown Update

On Monday 24th August, most shares trading on China’s Shanghai Stock Exchange fell by their daily maximum fall of 10%. Many commentators see it as the end of the phenomenal period of growth that has fuelled China’s economy since the late ‘70s.

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Government Suspected Planning Pension Tax Relief Scrap

It is becomingly increasingly suspected that the Government is set to make significant changes to how pensions are taxed. Any concrete details, however, are likely to remain under wraps until this year’s Autumn Statement.

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