Financial advice resources from Ward Goodman Financial Advice Services

Referendum Market Update

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The referendum results have been published and the UK has decided to leave the European Union. Whether you voted to Remain or Leave, have a read through our ‘Referendum market update’ to find out about what changes are likely to happen next and how markets may be affected. Read our Referendum market update

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Ward Goodman Summer Newsletter 2016

Ward Goodman Summer 2016 Newsletter

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Read the first of our regular newsletters. This issue includes information on the new Lifetime ISA, dividend tax rules, capital gains tax changes and tax calendar for this year. Click the button below to download the Ward Goodman 2016 Summer Newsletter. Download our Summer Newsletter

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auto enrolment

An unexpected side-effect of auto-enrolment

Posted under Tax Briefs, Ward Goodman News.

Auto-enrolment is having the unexpected side effect of making people blasé about their pensions and increasingly neglectful of their need to make pension-related decisions.   Research undertaken by Aviva discovered that 15% of private sector employees are unaware of their pension choices or have never reviewed them, compared with just 9% three years ago when…

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income tax

How your income tax bill really has gone up

Posted under Tax Briefs, Ward Goodman News.

Independent research shows that if you feel you’re paying more income tax than you used to, you’re probably right.   The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) is an independent body that has established a reputation for objectivity in tax matters. Its former head, Robert Chote, is now in charge of the Office for Budget Responsibility…

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Pension sheme

Pensions Regulator toughens up over warning notices

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The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has issued a warning to small companies that fail to heed 28-day warning notices to enrol their staff in pension schemes. The regulator states that firms could be hit with a fine that will rise with every passing day until they comply. 95% of small firms who are required to auto-enrol…

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