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Awards Success

2nd February 2018

The Fry Group celebrates awards success. Following several advisory awards won by The Fry Group at the end of 2017, two further awards have been presented to our team at Head Office in Worthing by the Chartered Insurance Institute. The Fry Group’s Compliance Manager, Fiona Ede, was awarded the... read more

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Ethical and Sustainable Investments

30th January 2018

The concept of ethical or sustainable investment is not a new one. In essence, investments are chosen surrounding identified key values, and traditionally avoid companies which operate in sectors such as tobacco, arms or gambling. Today, ethical investment is an increasingly accessible and attractive option for investors looking to... read more

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Inheritance Tax Webinar

22nd November 2017

In 2015-2016 over £4.7 billion was paid to the UK Government in Inheritance Tax (IHT). Unsurprisingly then, IHT can be a worry, but not necessarily one that has a general solution. In our webinar, Jeremy Woodley, Director of The Fry Group, discusses various strategies of approaching IHT. If you... read more

Posted in: Inheritance Tax, News, Pensions

Income Tax and National Insurance Contributions Termination Payments

17th October 2017

As it currently stands, qualifying individuals are either completely exempted from Income Tax on their overseas employment termination payment or have the taxable amount reduced through foreign service relief. However, this is set to change from 6 April 2018. In short, if you are UK resident in the tax... read more

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Magic Number

29th August 2017

How much money do I need to retire? Or to put it another way, what is my magic number? You may not know this, but all of us have a magic number. And this is either an amount of capital or an amount of income with which we will... read more

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Have Pensions Got Interesting?

4th August 2017

Is it me, or have pensions got interesting? In our brand new vlog, Director Jeremy Woodley discusses the current pensions world and how recent changes have increased freedom and flexibility. To view the video, please click here. To review your retirement plans, please contact us.   read more

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The State Pension Age Rise

20th July 2017

An overview of the state pension age rise 6 million people will be affected by the recent Government announcement that the state pension age rise to 68 will now be brought in between 2037 and 2039. This was originally set to be phased in from 2044. The Government has also committed... read more

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An Update on Changes to Domicile Rules

17th July 2017

Changes to domicile rules are on their way. The Financial Secretary to the Treasury has released a written statement regarding changes to domicile rules. In this statement it’s made clear that the items dropped from the Finance Bill on the calling of the General Election will be reintroduced in... read more

Posted in: Capital Gains Tax, Inheritance Tax, News

The Cayman Islands Pension Reforms

16th June 2017

The Cayman Islands Government has made recent pension reforms to its laws, which will come in to effect at the end of 2017. Here’s an overview of these reforms and what they may mean for you. About the Cayman Islands Pension Reforms The reforms now place the Cayman Islands alongside... read more

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