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Delivering Growth and Opportunity.

In previous Soapbox rants I have provided a number of suggestions to deliver growth from reduced taxation and NIC contributions for the disenchanted youngsters , to business incentives to employ and invest. These have been forwarded to the senior management team of UK plc, namely MP’s. Do they pay attention? Do they respond in a […]

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WE WAS BRUNG UP PROPER !

Some home truths. This arrived from a client this week. Apologies to those of you who have already seen it but there are some gems in here and I just thought I should share………and am sure it will bring a smile to brighten up the day. “And we never had a whole Mars bar until […]

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Sepp, do you have a lifestyle financial plan?

  Now it may have not escaped your attention that a certain Mr Sepp Blatter was reappointed to the head of FIFA with a pretty thumping majority at the recent jamboree in Zurich. In a rather naughty way we wondered if Mr Blatter had a lifestyle financial plan? With earnings of allegedly £1,000,000 a year and […]

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To all fans of Index-Linked Certificates…..

At last they’re back! For those of you that were trying to get their hands on National Savings Index-Linked Certificates, they’re back! The NSI have made some changes (the above inflation return is 0.5% for instance), but the inflation guarantee is linked to the Retail Price Index (RPI) not CPI. And now for the small […]

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Interest rates…up or down?

Here’s one to get you all going….. will interest rates go up very soon, stay level (or will they go down)? Pretty tough one and easy to offend someone out there. Well the savers of the UK are hurting, especially those reliant on their savings to fund their retirement years. On the other side the […]

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