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The Fry Group Acquires Horsham-based Ridgeford Consultants

The Fry Group has recently acquired Horsham-based Ridgeford Consultants which brings a portfolio of 30 Sussex-based clients worth circa £12m. All Ridgeford Consultants clients will be looked after by the Worthing office of The Fry Group and a number of client meetings will be held jointly over...

IHT Revenues Bolstered by Tax Freeze

IHT revenues have recovered this year, hitting £3.42 billion in 2013-14, the highest amount since 2007-8. The way IHT was calculated changed in 2007, following the introduction of the Transferable Nil Rate Band – which was slanted as a tax cut. A combination of rising house prices,...

HMRC taking debts from bank accounts

There has been much press coverage of a recent HMRC consultation. This is proposing new powers that would allow them to recover certain tax debts directly from individual’s bank accounts. Whilst this is a proposal at the current time, the ramifications of such a new power would...

The Efficient Frontier

Occasionally, The Fry Group’s Chairman, Stephen Tucker, lends his thoughts on a particular area of financial planning. Below is his analysis of one such area: Let me start with an apology. Not everyone reading this will find it as interesting as others but it is a fundamental...