Our Blog and News

Keep up to date with our company news in our blogs, as well as the latest news from across the finance industry. Read about our opinion on the financial matters of the moment and get our expert advice on some major financial topics. Check back here or keep an eye on our social media pages for regular updates.

News Round up – 1st Feb 2019

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Check out our pick of the financial news from across the web this week and find out what we think! BBC News: Victims lose £1m in pensions scams Following the…

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News Round up – 25th Jan 2019

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Check out our picks of the financial news from across the web this week! GOV.UK: Protect your pension pots from investment scams and negligent trustees The Insolvency Service released a…

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News Round up – 18th Jan 2019

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Check out our pick of the financial news from across the web and find out what we think! The Guardian: It’s mortgage payback time now savings rates are grim The…

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New Year’s Financial Resolutions

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Happy New Year from Lower my Charges! It’s commonplace to welcome the New Year with resolutions, often involving plans to eat healthier, be more organised or maybe even to curb…

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Why Employee Benefits Packages work for Employers

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Employee benefits are ‘perks’ that are received in addition to an employee’s pay. The advantages that benefits packages provide to employees is usually obvious, but providing benefits can also be…

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FCA eyes ban on contingent charging for pensions

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There has been a debate raging on of late about banning contingent charging. This is the practice of financial advice firms not charging you for advice given if the advice…

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The FCA’s findings on ongoing Advice

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There is a saying that less is more, but when this saying is applied to the Financial Services Industry how does that pan out for the customer? Well according to…

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FCA forces asset managers to disclose transaction costs on Workplace Pensions

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Have you ever given it any thought that the pension scheme provided by your employer is value for money? Have you ever asked what the charges might be and are…

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FCA looking to tackle Advisers over giving value for Money

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It has often been said that when it comes to giving financial advice how can it be measured when it comes to giving value for money With new disclosure documents…

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