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November 2022

How are interest rates and inflation linked?

The Bank of England’s aim is for the country to have low and stable inflation – and it works to a target of two per cent. Changing interest rates are the Bank of England’s mechanism for achieving its inflation target, and in the current climate of high inflation, it believes raising rates is the right…

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What’s the difference between an ISA and a pension?

There are a number of crucial differences between pensions and ISAs, which are important to be aware of as you’re building a financial plan. Firstly, you can only get tax relief on pension contributions. But you can’t access your pension savings until you’re aged 55 (increasing to 57 from 2028), whereas with a cash or…

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November Market Commentary

Where did we leave the soap opera that is British politics? At the end of September, Liz Truss was the Prime Minister, and Kwasi Kwarteng was her Chancellor. As we reported last month, Kwarteng presented his ‘fiscal statement’ on Friday 23rd September. Three weeks later, he was gone and Liz Truss had to endure the…

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