What does the Brexit deal mean for your finances?

Content provided by Beaufort Financial: After more than four years since the 2016 referendum, the UK and the European Union have agreed a Brexit trade deal. But while a compromise has been found, the divorce may still have far-reaching consequences for the money in your pocket. So now a deal is in place, it’s a good time to take stock of your finances …

Accessing A Child Trust Fund: What Are The Options?

In September, the first children to benefit from Child Trust Funds were able to access them. So, what are they and if your child or grandchild has one, what are the options? Child Trust Funds were introduced in April 2005 by the then Labour government. The government automatically opened a Child Trust Fund in the name of every child born …

What Does The Future Hold For The Property Market?

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on the housing market and is set to continue influencing demand. So, will property prices continue to rise, or will they fall as pent-up demand dries up? In spring, as the extent of the pandemic became clear, property viewings were banned, and some agreed deals fell through as the situation changed rapidly. …

How to teach your child about money

How are you getting on with balancing homeschooling and work? Schools have closed for the foreseeable future, all exams cancelled, and parents across the UK find themselves at home having to support their children’s learning and education.  On a positive note, this gives parents the opportunity to teach their children everyday life skills – things that are not typically taught …

Working from home without going mad!

Up until I founded Juniper Wealth my entire career had been in home based, flexible working roles. From working from the kitchen table to dedicated home offices to being on first name terms with my local Baristas I have navigated this for over a decade and have learned a few things in that time.

The True Cost Of The High Income Child Benefit Tax Charge

Do you need to repay some of your Child Benefit?

New HMRC figures obtained by NFU Mutual show that the government collected £1.65bn from the High Income Child Benefit Tax Charge (HICBC) between its introduction in January 2013 and the 2016/17 tax year.

Who runs the world?

There is an old adage that says “if you want a job done, ask someone who is busy”.

In the world of insects, most of the work is done by the females; all daughters of the Queen of the colony. In the animal kingdom the lionesses do the hunting but when it comes to human beings the burden is generally shared with both men and women carrying out the work.

Recent statistics show that more and more women are entering the workplace, pushing employment levels to a new high.

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6 key considerations for Charity Trustees when reviewing Charity Investments

Whether you are new to being a Charity Trustee, an experienced Trustee or simply someone interested in becoming one in future getting to grips with some of the responsibilities you have can be difficult such as reviewing Charity Investments. You will be asked to make decisions and take responsibility for things that are often outside of your work and life experience to date such as Investment Policy Statements and other such regulations.

In this article we outline 6 key considerations Charity Trustees need to consider when making Investment Decisions.