Pre-year-end tax planning

Tax-saving actions to take before the deadline

As we approach the end of the current tax year on 5 April 2024, it’s an opportune moment to examine both your personal and business finances to ensure they are structured to optimise your tax efficiency. Despite the ongoing freeze on many tax rates and thresholds, numerous strategies remain for organising your financial matters tax-efficiently.

Harnessing the power of Green Pensions

One of our most potent tools in making substantial strides towards net zero

Over recent years, our comprehension of the climate crisis has significantly transformed. Countries and organisations are becoming increasingly ambitious with their net zero targets, while many individuals are making lifestyle alterations to reduce their household carbon emissions. However, some remain oblivious that pensions represent one of our most potent tools for making substantial strides towards net zero.

Navigating through divorce

Safeguarding your future financial stability and preserving your wealth

Entering into marriage isn’t done with the expectation of it ending in divorce, yet this distressing and strenuous event can be a reality for some. Managing finances may not be your immediate concern during such an emotional upheaval. However, obtaining professional financial advice can aid in safeguarding your future financial stability and preserving your wealth.

The ‘Bank of Family’

A £38 billion lifeline for modern parents

In the challenging realm of parenting, an unexpected yet invaluable source of support has emerged – our parents and grandparents. Over the past 12 months, almost 42% of these seasoned family members, affectionately termed the ‘Bank of Family’, have assisted younger relatives with childcare.

The impact of disability on financial planning

Report highlights retirement savings must be inclusive for everyone

Disability significantly affects the financial planning of nearly a third of disabled individuals. This was the key finding of a report that highlighted the additional financial burdens people with disabilities in society suffer[1].