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June 2023

Are you getting caught in the inheritance tax threshold?

Average house prices rose by 5.5 per cent in the year to February 2023, according to the latest official figures, taking the average price of a property to £288,000. That’s £16,000 higher than it had been a year earlier – and this surge in house prices has had wide-ranging consequences, most notably, pricing many people…

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Have you left instructions on what happens to your estate?

Many of us don’t like to think about what will happen after we’re gone, and that’s perfectly understandable. But it’s really important to overcome this psychological hurdle if our wishes are to be carried out and our loved ones get the inheritance they deserve. According to new figures from the National Will Register, more than…

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Stock listing rules shake-up on the way

Listing rules in the UK have been under scrutiny for some time, particularly following our departure from the European Union, with many critics arguing that the current listing regime is too complex. Just recently, British technology firm Arm chose to list in the US rather than the UK, which led to many expressing concern over…

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June Market Commentary

Introduction Economic growth remained subdued at best in many major markets throughout May, as high inflation continued to affect households and businesses across the world and hit confidence. But significantly, some emerging markets such as India have bucked this trend and seen impressive rates of growth. As always, let’s take a closer look at the…

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