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Brexit – Anything is Possible

10th December 2018

The political cyclone of Brexit reaches another supposedly climactic point this Tuesday. At 7pm GMT, the House of Commons is due to vote on the EU Withdrawal Agreement, and Political Declaration agreed by the EU and UK Prime Minister May in November. The omens do not look good for her;... read more

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Brexit – The Certainty of Uncertainty

21st November 2018

Even by the standards of the extreme political melodrama that has consumed the UK in recent years, the events of past days, with regards the Brexit negotiations, have been quite extraordinary. In the last few days, the Cabinet has debated for five hours a 500 plus page draft European... read more

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International Recognition for Jeremy and David

15th November 2018

International Adviser, a leading publication for the financial services sector, has announced its Top 100 list of Influential Advisers, and we are delighted to feature twice. Jeremy Woodley, our MD and Chairman, and David Pugh, our Sales and Marketing Director, are both noted in the list which recognises the... read more

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The Fry Group announced Global Adviser for the second consecutive year

8th October 2018

The Fry Group has been recognised with a number of awards including the prestigious International Investment award for Global Best Practice in the Financial Advisory/Wealth Management category. The award has been designed to recognise leading wealth management firms from around the world, and joins our Global Adviser award presented... read more

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Understanding the role of a personal representative

27th June 2018

As you may be aware, the importance of appointing the right personal representatives of an estate reign high in order for wishes contained in the deceased’s Will to be fulfilled as smoothly as possible. However, merely granting someone as your personal representative should not be a tick-box exercise, but... read more

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Tax Break Removed from Termination Payments

19th June 2018

Leaving any role can be difficult but on some occasions a termination payment – paid in the event of dismissal, redundancy or retirement – can help ease the financial impact of a change in circumstances. Until this year if you had worked overseas for a set amount of time... read more

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Deferring a State Pension

18th June 2018

Until recently it was possible to defer a State Pension in favour of a lump sum. However from 6 April 2016 this option is no longer possible, although the pension can be deferred in exchange of an increased regular State Pension at a later date. If you chose to... read more

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New Tax Allowance for Those Letting Property

31st May 2018

A new £1,000 allowance for property and trading income came into effect during 2017/18. The allowances are of most benefit to micro-entrepreneurs, such as those with secondary incomes who, for example, let property through sites such as Airbnb and trading via e-marketplaces. The allowance can be claimed against property/trading... read more

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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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