Monthly Archives: July 2018


Playing the Trump card

Love him or hate him, Donald Trump is coming to town. The US President is making a ‘working visit’ where he will dine with the Prime Minister Theresa May and meet with the Queen, but there won’t be any fanfare that usually comes with a state visit. Officials coming to the UK on a state [...]

July 13th, 2018|Finance|

How to spot taxman hoaxers

Tax may not be the first thing on your mind as you enjoy the summer sun, but scammers don’t take a holiday. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has revealed it has removed more than 20,000 malicious websites during the past year, but warns people to stay alert to the threat from online fraudsters. This may [...]

July 13th, 2018|Finance|

The Waitrose effect

Having a supermarket nearby can be useful when you have run out of milk or eggs, but did you know it can also be of benefit to your property? Research from Lloyds Bank has found that living near a local supermarket can push up your property’s value by £21,500 on average compared with homes in [...]

July 13th, 2018|Mortgages|

June market update: There was plenty of news beyond the World Cup

With the World Cup in full swing and one or two shocks in the knockout stages already, you could be excused for thinking that it was all about football in June. However, this was not the case.  We had the 44th G7 summit, which was held in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada and Donald Trump continued [...]

July 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|