Category Archives: Finance

Bank of England maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £375 billion

On Thursday 6th December 2012: The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee voted to maintain the official Bank Rate paid on commercial bank reserves at 0.5%. The Committee also voted to maintain the stock of asset purchases financed by the issuance … Continue reading

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Economic Outlooking Good?…

The influential Ernst & Young ITEM Club, which uses the HM Treasury model of the UK economy when compiling its economic forecasting has published its latest forecast report. In its Autumn forecast, the ITEM Club says the outlook for the high street … Continue reading

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Systemically Significant in the US and the EuroUK aagh! moment..

The US Government is currently reaching it’s conclusions over which large non bank institutions tick all or most of the boxes necessary to be viewed as Systemically Important Financial Institutions or “SIFIS” and are therefore “Too Big To Fail”. Naturally, … Continue reading

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Independent Financial Planners and Investment Advisers

We have no doubt that you want to deal with a Chartered Financial Planner that operates with honesty and integrity, and a firm that is focused on your  needs and wants, acts with impartiality and provides you with unbiased advice. Welcome … Continue reading

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Traders suspended in Libor probe – how does this affect you?

The swiss bank UBS has suspended some of its most senior traders – according to an article in today’s Financial Times. Internationally, regulators (North America, Europe and Japan) are probing into the possibility of collusion and manipulation by US and … Continue reading

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Bank Bonuses, Wealth Tax and Child Maintenance

Reading the latest reports in various papers of the Government’s moves to limit bonuses to £1m (?) – so £900k is perfectly OK I presume – then to levy a wealth tax on property assets which today happen to be … Continue reading

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The Tax Self Assessment Deadline looms – 31st January 2012

The Tax Return deadline is upon us!! Many people will no doubt have analysed all their relevant financial affairs and completed and submitted their tax return already – or got their accountant agent or adviser to do this for them! … Continue reading

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Bank Bonuses, Wealth Tax and Child Maintenance

Reading the latest reports in various papers of the Government’s moves to limit bonuses to £1m (?) – so £900k is perfectly OK I presume – then to levy a wealth tax on property assets which today happen to be … Continue reading

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Independent Financial Advice – enabling informed decisions.

Welcome to our IFAmoney website: brought to you by SewellBrydenGunn, Independent Financial Advice enabling informed decisions. You can contact us on: 01276 471083. Or you can email us on cedar@s-cm.com   We offer Independent Financial Advice, Investment Design Implementation & Regular Review and Lifestyle Financial … Continue reading

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