Archive: April 2020

Coronavirus – an investment update

20th April 2020

With several weeks of global lockdown now passed, world markets are offering some indications of how a recovery may develop. Julian Broom, our Chief Investment Officer, explores how the global economy is faring in the light of the Coronavirus pandemic. You are most likely reading this from home, perhaps... read more

Posted in: Financial Planning, Investments, News

New CGT rules for selling UK property

17th April 2020

On 6 April 2020 significant changes came into play relating to how Capital Gains Tax is calculated when selling a UK property. But there is something of a ‘soft landing’ with HMRC offering some breathing space from penalties in the first few months. Peter Webb, our International Tax Manager,... read more

Posted in: Capital Gains Tax, News, Tax, Uncategorized

The shape of recovery

8th April 2020

With some countries nearing the peak of their Coronavirus battle, talk is turning to how the global economic recovery will play out. With many analysts debating the shape of the recovery Julian Broom, our Chief Investment Officer, explores how it might look: In attempting to forecast how the world’s... read more

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Managing your investment portfolio

1st April 2020

With markets in turbulence – falling one day, and rallying the next – it can be difficult to know what to do to manage your investment portfolio through the current global crisis. Julian Broom, our Chief Investment Officer, considers what steps to take to maintain some control over your... read more

Posted in: Financial Planning, Investments, News