News &
Financial Updates

What is the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme?

Since the Chancellor’s initial announcement on 20 March 2020, further information has emerged on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

Coronavirus: which expenses are taxable if an employee works from home

HMRC has published guidance on which expenses are taxable if an employee works from home due to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Markets and the Economy – Coronavirus Update

In this 60 second video, Chief Investment Officer Johanna Kyrklund from Schroders provides her latest views on how the coronavirus is affecting markets.

Finura announced as finalist at the Money Marketing Awards 2020

We are thrilled that Finura has once again made the shortlist for Advice Firm of the Year at this year’s Money Marketing Awards.

Tax Year End Financial Planning

As the impact of Coronavirus continues to play out, causing much political, social and economic uncertainty, the approaching financial year end for 2020 feels comparatively insignificant. However, it would be remis to ignore the final opportunities available to improve the tax-efficiency of your finances.

After dramatic falls, are opportunities starting to emerge?

As Covid-19 continues to spread uncertainty and prompt market falls, experts at Schroders have highlighted the possibility that current valuations could become more attractive for investors.

Budget 2020 – Key Points at a Glance

With an unscheduled emergency cut to interest rates by the Bank of England, it made for an interesting start to Budget day.

Market Commentary

Monthly Market Commentary – November 2019

A review of markets in November when shares in developed markets moved higher but emerging markets lagged.

Monthly Market Commentary – October 2019

A look back on markets in October when risk appetite picked up amid hopes of progress on trade talks.

Monthly Market Commentary – September 2019

A review of markets in Q3, when economic data pointed to an ongoing slowdown and central banks in the US and Europe eased monetary policy.

Quarterly Reports

Market Review – Quarter 2 2017

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

Market Review – Quarter 1 2017

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

Market Review – Quarter 4 2016

A Q4 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 03.08.20

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

Finance in the News – w/c 27.07.20

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