5 reasons you should still open an ISA

The Bank of England interest rate has been below 1% for 12 years. If you’re a saver, you may think there’s little point in shopping around for the best deal or opening an ISA. But there are still valid reasons for making the most of your ISA allowance. Each tax year, you can deposit up […]

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Why adding your savings to your pension could mean your money goes further

Seven in ten (72%) UK adults have saved money due to the pandemic, but just a fraction plan to add these savings to their pension, according to an LV= survey. While considering short- and medium-term goals is important, making a one-off pension contribution can mean your money goes much further. Average pandemic savings are almost […]

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Guide – Your retirement choices: how to generate an income in later life

Since Pension Freedoms were introduced in 2015, retirees have had more choice when they access their pension. However, it also means you have more responsibility for generating an income later in life and it’s important to understand what your options are. Our latest guide explains the basics you need to know, including: Why it’s important […]

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Investment market update: April 2021

After a year of lockdowns and restrictions, evidence suggests economies around the world are now on the path to recovery, although uncertainty and challenges remain. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) once again increased its growth forecast for the global economy in April. The organisation now expects global growth of 6% in 2021, followed by 4.4% […]

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Business owners – here are the staff benefits that could boost productivity

As a business owner, how can you boost productivity? Reviewing processes to improve efficiency or implementing more training may spring to mind. However, providing health and wellbeing benefits to your employees can prove valuable. Three in five (60%) small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) acknowledged that providing health and wellbeing benefits has a high impact on […]

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How does a company become publicly traded? Everything you need to know about IPOs

Perhaps you already invest in the stock market in some way, and find out about companies selling shares for the first time via the news. But what actually happens during an IPO (initial public offering), and which parts are important for investors to pay attention to? Read on to find out. IPOs present the first […]

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