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Announcement: Acquisition of Andrew Dickson Ltd

We are happy to announce that we have acquired the business and assets of fellow Chartered Financial Planners, Andrew Dickson limited.

Have you met Neil Clarke?

In this edition, we spoke with Director and Independent Financial Planner, Neil Clarke. We discussed an array of topics, which included his time with Lucas Fettes Financial Planning.

Have you met Beverley Lee?

We spoke with Beverley Lee, from our Norwich office, about an array of topics, ranging from her time with Lucas Fettes Financial Planning to an unlikely movie depiction of her life.

Responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19)

As the government escalates their response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we have actioned our continuity plan and provided useful information.

Lucas Fettes named as one of the “Best Financial Advisers to Work For”.

We are extremely pleased to have been announced as one of the winners of the “Best Financial Adviser to Work For 2020” category at the Professional Adviser Awards.

10 common financial planning mistakes

Regardless of age or your current financial position, a well-prepared financial plan can help you achieve your life goals and put you on the path to financial independence. Even with the best intentions, knowing where to start can be a challenge.

When should you review your financial plan?

Simply having a financial plan in place is not enough, as your circumstances and priorities will change during your lifetime – your financial plan must be reviewed regularly.

5 considerations when developing your financial plan

A strong financial plan can provide structure for the future. However, there are several considerations that you must take into account during this process.

Getting started with financial planning

The creation of a financial plan is often an ideal start, as it will provide you with an understanding of your wealth and financial circumstances. As things change, so should your plan.

9 signs you could benefit from financial planning

Written by Nathan Munt - Chartered Financial Planner   1. You’re unsure about your retirement and don’t know if you’re on track Retirement has never been so varied. You can choose to stop work entirely, reduce your hours and gradually retire, or even pursue a career. ...

Fact Sheets

Fact sheet: Pension provision

In its simplest form, a pension is an income that you receive when you retire, from the pension pot that you saved into during your working life. To encourage us to save enough for our retirement, the government provides tax relief on contributions and incentives on...

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Fact Sheet: ISAs

Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) are wrappers within which a wide range of savings and investment products can be held, free of UK income and capital gains tax.   How do they work?   ISAs serve as a 'wrapper' to fully protect savings from tax, allowing...

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Pension Advice Allowances

Many employers provide their staff with access to pension advice in the workplace. Typically this will be once a year with the scheme adviser conducting short meetings with pension members on a surgery style basis. Often a 20-30 minute meeting is insufficient to cover...

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Useful guides

Tax planning guide

Essentially, tax planning is arranging your affairs in ways that legitimately defer, reduce and remove taxes. By using effective tax planning strategies you have more money available to help you achieve your financial goals and the effect of this over time can be very...

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Glossary of financial terms

We’ve produced this glossary to help explain some of the most commonly seen but potentially confusing terminology. Some of the definitions below have been taken from The Plain English Campaign, an organisation that campaigns against jargon across a range of...

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Reports

Economic update 2020

Following the unprecedented financial impacts of the Coronavirus, Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered an Economic update on 8 July 2020. This took place less than four months after his maiden Budget speech back in March. The latest announcement was more of a fiscal...

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