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Our aim is to keep Clients abreast of the things that matter, wherever in the world you may be.

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Articles

Ongoing Client communication is at the heart of our service. We regularly publish thought leadership pieces and deliver regular market commentaries and portfolio reports.

The new 130 percent super-deduction: how will it work?

The Government has published new guidance on the 130% super-deduction capital allowance, the 50% first-year allowance for qualifying special rate assets, and the new Enhanced Capital Allowances for Freeports.

The implications of the higher rate threshold freeze

By 2025/26, one in six taxpayers could be paying above basic rate.

Property & Mortgage Outlook – April 2021

Activity levels picked up over February, with demand being consistently stronger than supply, supporting price growth.

How the stamp duty holiday affects second homes and buy-to-let properties

Rishi Sunak used the Budget to extend the stamp duty holiday until the end of June, with buy-to-let landlords and second home buyers eligible for the tax cut.

Negative Interest Rates Explained

In October last year, the Bank of England (BoE) wrote to all UK banks asking how ready they would be should the current BoE base rate moved into negative territory.

Budget 2021 – Key Points at a Glance

Despite the many rumours beforehand, the Chancellor still managed to produce some surprises on Budget Day.

How To Get Access To Your Child’s Trust Fund

From the 1 September 2020 millions of teenagers have been able to benefit for the first time from money in Child Trust Funds (CTFs) on reaching the age of 18. CTFs were originally set up for children born between 1 September 2002 and 2 January 2011, with a live Child Benefit claim. Around 6.3 million […]

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Please find below our current Client brochure alongside a selection of takeaway guides relating to different areas of financial planning.

Client Brochure - Who We Are

An introduction to Finura, detailing how we work and what you can expect as a Client of Finura.

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Budget Summary 2021

An overview of the all the taxation changes announced in the most recent budget.

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Guide to Year End Tax Planning 2021/22

A brief guide on the key areas of tax planning that should be taken into account ahead of tax year end.

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GUIDE TO ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS

The central aim of Alternative Investment schemes is to encourage individuals to invest in smaller, unquoted trading companies which often find capital difficult to raise

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Guide To Sustaining Your Retirement Income

Many factors contribute to a successful retirement; figuring what you are going to do with your time, keeping physically and mentally active, and managing your financial resources in a way that helps you achieve what matters to you.

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Guide to Family Wealth Preservation

Inheritance tax is not just for the extremely wealthy. Rising property prices have meant more estates than ever are likely to face an inheritance tax bill. Here is a guide that will give you an idea on how you can plan ahead.

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Guide to Care Fees Planning

A guide to help you navigate your way through the process of care fees when suddenly faced with a family member who needs care.

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Guide to Climate Change

As scientists continue to monitor how our efforts are impacting weather patterns and the surface temperature of the planet, economists have also been paying closer attention to how it will affect investment returns.

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Market Commentary

Monthly Market Commentary – June 2020

A look back at markets in Q2 when shares rebounded as economies started to re-open, while governments and central banks continued to provide support.

Monthly Market Commentary – May 2020

A review of markets in May when shares were supported by an increasing focus on how lockdowns would be lifted.

Monthly Market Commentary – April 2020

A look back at markets in April, when shares rebounded supported by stimulus measures and hopes that lockdowns could ease.

Quarterly Reports

Market Review – Quarter 3 2017

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

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.

Finance in the news

Finance in the News – w/c 24.05.21

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

Finance in the News – w/c 17.05.21

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