Corporate Wills

As an employer, you may be concerned about the impact on your company of a key employee’s death. The loss of key relationships, specialist knowledge, […]

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Sharia Law and Wills

For non-Muslim British expatriates, having Sharia applied to their estate can result in a significant increase in Inheritance Tax. This is due to the loss […]

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UK Budget

UK Budgets don’t normally have much of an effect on expats. They give us a bit of an insight into what life is like ‘back […]

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Platform or Savings Plan – Which is Best?

I have a social network group to thank for this question. A member wanted to know whether he should invest his money with a life […]

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Bitcoin – The New Gold Standard?

Bitcoin has grown by 750% in US Dollar terms during the last 12 months. But what is it, who uses it and should you get […]

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Update on UK Basic State Pension & National Insurance Contributions

For many years I have recommended all of my UK clients to pay voluntary national insurance contributions (NICs). Payment of voluntary NICs is important because […]

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Appointing an Adviser: Do Your Homework

Appointing someone as your guide in the financial jungle can be a daunting task. How do you assess whether they are any good? What pro-active […]

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How Do You Pay For Advice: Fees or Commission?

Let me dispel a misconception: financial advice is not free. Just because you don’t hand over a cheque, does not mean you are not paying. […]

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Tokyo 2020, Where Will You Be?

Hopefully you have managed to enjoy some of the Rio Olympic Games. The tremendous effort of thousands of athletes competing over two weeks is a […]

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