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Residential Property Review – August 2019

Posted on 30 August, 2019

A new era of renting – Build to Rent A relatively new category in the rental market, Build to Rent, saw total investment of £2.6bn in 2018, an 11% increase from 2017 and it looks likely that this sector will continue to grow quickly. Whilst home ownership remains an aspiration for many, figures show the […]

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Wealth Newsletter – Summer 2019

Posted on 30 July, 2019

PENSIONERS ADOPTING A PRUDENT APPROACH Back in April 2015, when the new pension rules were introduced, fears were expressed in some quarters that pensioners would empty their pension pots and splurge their cash on extravagant luxuries such as Lamborghinis. However, this simply didn’t happen to any great degree. Whilst the total value of pension withdrawals […]

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Economic Review – July 2019

Posted on 29 July, 2019

PAY GROWTH STRONGEST IN A DECADE The latest batch of labour market statistics shows that UK workers’ basic pay is now growing at the fastest rate in nearly 11 years. According to data from the Labour Force Survey, average weekly earnings, excluding bonuses, rose by an annual rate of 3.6% in the three months to […]

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