Month: November 2015

November Market Commentary

Introduction Well, what a splendid month October was, with all the major world stock markets that we cover in this Bulletin skipping merrily upwards. Germany and China led the way with gains of 12% and 11% respectively, and if you only looked at the figures you’d be quite justified in thinking that everything in the […]

How to find the best mortgage deal for you – Video

Searching for a new mortgage can be complicated. Whether you;re a first time home buyer or looking for a re-mortgage, the range of offers and deals can be bewildering. With special deals from providers for existing clients, and different rates for new clients, how can you decide which one to choose?  

Case Study: An Auto-Enrolment lesson to be learned for employers

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) in their last Quarterly Bulletin (ending June 2015) published Auto-Enrolment case studies of non-compliant Auto-Enrolment behaviour, in order to help other employers avoid these situations. In particular, concerns about employers not understanding contractual relationships in order to identify who is a worker, were highlighted. The TPR has seen a number of […]

Is university a good investment? Just how much does it cost to study at a UK university?

An April 2015 article reviews the cost of studying at university in the UK, giving food for thought for would-be undergraduates and their families. UK tuition fees are frequently under the media spotlight, following price hikes for home students in recent years. But the overall cost to study in the UK, according to an April […]