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Wealth Newsletter – Spring 2020

Posted on 31 March, 2020

DIVIDEND GROWTH REACHES HIGHS UK companies paid out a record £110.5bn in dividends in 2019, which was 10.7% up on 2018. This may be good news for income investors, although higher payouts will mean more investors are subject to Dividend Tax, unless investments are held in tax efficient wrappers. Ongoing uncertainty around Brexit throughout the […]

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Residential Property review – March 2020

Posted on 27 March, 2020

Spring Budget: What does it mean for the housing market? While it is true that this year’s highly anticipated Spring Budget speech, delivered by new Chancellor Rishi Sunak, was understandably dominated by the government’s emergency measures to protect the British economy and population from the impact of COVID-19, there were other positives to be gleaned […]

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Economic Review – February 2020

Posted on 09 March, 2020

THINK-TANKS ISSUE BUDGET WARNING The new Chancellor has been warned he will either need to increase taxes or break the government’s borrowing rules when he delivers the country’s first post-Brexit Budget on Wednesday 11 March. Rishi Sunak was installed as Chancellor of the Exchequer following Sajid Javid’s shock resignation during the mid-February cabinet reshuffle. Mr […]

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