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UK tax digest

23rd October 2019

Julian Smith, our Head of Tax, offers a quick round-up of the latest UK tax news: Record low of non-doms in UK Following a number of reforms in recent years the number of non-domiciled taxpayers in the UK has dropped from 98,500 to 78,000. Half of the decline is... read more

Posted in: Capital Gains Tax, News, Tax

Keeping perspective

2nd October 2019

Risk assets globally are hanging on to the good gains made on a year-to-date basis. While there may be growing concerns over the growth outlook for the world economy, Central Banks are on easing mode, albeit reluctantly, helping to allay some of the worst fears of recession. Trade wars... read more

Posted in: Financial Planning, News

Boris to the rescue?

31st July 2019

With Boris Johnson now installed as the new Prime Minister in the UK, Julian Broom, our Chief Investment Officer, explores what may come next for markets. We had worried about which Boris Johnson would turn up as Prime Minister – on first blush he may end up being much... read more

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A week in Kenya with The BIG Foundation

28th June 2019

Five staff from The Fry Group recently travelled to Kenya to join a team of volunteers to help build a new nursery for 70 pupils. The school is in a remote, semi-arid area of the region where over 65% of people live in poverty, and the new building will... read more

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Tailor made travel

27th June 2019

Many of us enjoy international travel – for business and leisure. We’ve teamed up with Lightfoot Travel, a specialist company offering a tailored approach to holiday planning for discerning and well-informed travellers. About Lightfoot Lightfoot Travel is a bespoke tour operator, specialising in tailor-made family holidays, short breaks, honeymoons... read more

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The role of trust in financial services

28th May 2019

Many of our clients choose to stay with us over the years – through lifetimes and sometimes even generations. David Pugh explores why we value trust as the cornerstone of all of our client relationships: Prompted by an article by Herman Brodie, a former algorithmic trader for an investment... read more

Posted in: Financial Planning, News

Trade Wars – the Strategy of Losers

16th May 2019

President Trump has left markets in a state of flux following tariffs rises on Chinese imports. Global equity markets saw the most significant weekly fall since the start of the year as the US poker game with China continued. Julian Broom, Head of Advice, explores the current situation: The... read more

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