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Wealth News Letter – Spring 2019

Posted on 09 April, 2019

WHAT BEREAVED SPOUSES NEED TO KNOW ABOUT INHERITING ISAs Anyone whose spouse or civil partner died on or after 3 December 2014, is eligible for a one-off additional ISA allowance. This is achieved by what is called an ‘Additional Permitted Subscription’ (APS), and is in addition to the normal ISA allowance. The APS is equal […]

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Economic Review – March 2019

Posted on 05 April, 2019

INTEREST RATES REMAIN ON HOLD The Bank of England (BoE) has once again left interest rates unchanged, whilst reaffirming its belief that near-term monetary policy will remain inextricably linked to Brexit. All nine members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted to leave rates on hold following their latest meeting on 21 March. This marks […]

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Residential Property Review – March 2019

Posted on 29 March, 2019

Average residential sales times longer Recent research from property portal, Rightmove, indicates that across the UK, the average time taken from when a property is first listed, until it is marked as under offer, has increased from 72 days in January 2018 to 77 days currently. The data also shows that Runcorn, in Cheshire, has […]

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