News &
Financial Updates

Home Insurance – What is it Worth?

Our homes are one of our most valuable possessions – not simply from a bricks and mortar perspective, but all the contents, memories and comforts that it holds within.

The next budget date has been announced

The Chancellor has announced a Budget date of 6 November 2019, the first Budget after leaving the EU.

House price growth lowest in six years

House price inflation in the UK has stagnated since the Brexit vote amid ongoing uncertainty and political turmoil.

Private Medical Insurance – Is It Worth It?

Most UK residents are entitled to free healthcare from the NHS. With almost all conditions covered, it raises questions over why you would pay for private medical insurance (PMI).

Critical Illness Versus Terminal Illness Insurance

While the two may sound similar, they are in fact very different, particularly in relation to the severity of the illness. Also, one is free and the other one is not.

Family Income Benefit Insurance

Family Income Benefit Insurance is a special type of life insurance policy that pays out a regular income to your family members for a set period of time when you pass away.

Finura granted Pension Transfer Gold Standard

Financial advice firms who adopt this standard adhere to a set of principles, giving clients confidence that they are dealing with an ethical adviser when receiving financial advice about whether a pension should be transferred.

Market Commentary

Monthly Market Commentary – February 2019

A look back on markets in February when easing trade tensions helped support equity market gains.

Monthly Market Commentary – January 2019

A look back on markets in January, when equities received a lift from signals that the US Federal Reserve would be more patient with interest rate increases.

Monthly Market Commentary – December 2018

A look back on markets in Q4 when global equities suffered steep declines amid persistent worries over trade and economic growth.

Quarterly Reports

Market Review – Quarter 3 2015

A Q3 economic and market overview to help you stay informed of global themes that could impact your portfolios.

Market Review – Quarter 2 2015

A Q2 economic and market overview to help you stay informed of global themes that could impact your portfolios.

Market Review – Quarter 1 2015

A Q1 economic and market overview to help you stay informed of global themes that could impact your portfolios.

Finance in the news

Finance in the News – w/c 27.01.20

Short summaries of recent articles we think you will find useful from some of the UK’s broadsheets.

Finance in the News – w/c 20.01.20

Short summaries of recent articles we think you will find useful from some of the UK’s broadsheets.