Economic Review April 2019

May 16, 2019
STOCKPILING BOOSTS UK ECONOMY The UK economy grew more strongly than expected in February as ‘pre-Brexit’ stockpiling provided a boost to the monthly rate of economic growth.Official gross domestic product (GDP) data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed that the economy [...]
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Thomson Tyndall sponsors Hatchards’ Burma events

March 19, 2019
Thomson Tyndall are delighted to be sponsoring Hatchards’ series of events on Burma: Past, Present & Future from 18th-21st March. This represents an area of special interest for one of our advisers, Simon Akroyd, and the event promises to be a fascinating one, bringing together [...]
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What you need to know about retirement mortgages

February 12, 2019
Whilst much is often made of the plight of first-time buyers, a lot less attention is generally paid to older borrowers who are looking for the right type of mortgage product for their needs. However, banks and building societies are increasingly aware that borrowers are [...]
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Autumn Budget 2018

November 1, 2018
The Chancellor delivered his third Budget on Monday and no doubt you have read or been sent a number of commentaries since then; as before we have therefore tried to pick out those points that we feel are of most relevance to our clients. As [...]
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Stamp duty penalises older people for moving

October 4, 2018
Think tank, the Adam Smith Institute, believes that Stamp Duty Land Tax, to give stamp duty its full name, should be scrapped. Amongst many reasons why they think it should be abolished is the belief that its existence prevents older people from downsizing. The prospect [...]
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Economic Review 2018

July 5, 2018
MPC vote boosts prospect of August rate hike Although interest rates were left unchanged following the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting on 20 June, an additional dissenting voice has increased the likelihood of a rate rise at the next meeting in August. The Bank of [...]
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