6 top tips for the end of the tax-year

clouds in shape of figureThe end of the tax-year is a great time to be thinking about your finances. Our advisers can help you make the right decisions Investment Sense team 150 px Contact our team of advisers today: 0115 933 ...

Call for ISA allowance to be increased

iStock_000003037994_ExtraSmallThe British Bankers Association (BBA) has called for George Osborne to help savers by changing how the annual Individual Savings Accounts (ISA) allowance works. Investors can put up to £11,520 into an ISA in the 2013/14 tax year. However, only £5,760 can be held in a Cash ISA, leading to claims that savers, who prefer to hold cash, are losing out to investors, who are prepared to take greater risks with their investments. In its’ submission to the Treasury ahead of next month’s Autumn Statement, ...

6 financial tips for grandparents

In the current financial climate the 'bank of mum and dad' is often needing to stay open for longer. We are seeing more and more instances of grandparents needing, and indeed wanting, to help out their financially stretched children and grandchildren. We’ve put together six financial tips for grandparents to help guide you through these tough economic times. Tip 1: Save tax efficiently It’s pretty obvious that the less tax you pay on savings and investments you make for your grandchildren the better the return will be....