Monthly Archives: December 2016

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Pension freedom – the headlines

Today's pension savers can enjoy far greater freedom over how they access their pension savings, but it could lead to some making wrong decisions and paying unnecessary tax. That’s why it’s important to understand what the changes mean to you and take professional financial advice so that you can make the right decisions with your [...]

December 30th, 2016|Pensions|

The Orchard Practice Fantasy Football League 2016/17 – Gameweek 19

Please find the latest league table below following gameweek 19, for the 2016/17 season.

December 29th, 2016|Fantasy Football|

Buy to Let tax revamp

Tax changes in the Buy to Let market announced in the 2015 Budget will impact on a landlord’s tax bill and potentially hit profits. From April 2016 Stamp Duty Land Tax for Buy to Let property purchase increased by 3%. From April 2017 landlords will only be able to claim relief back on their mortgage finance [...]

December 28th, 2016|Mortgages|

INFG Cup Round 3 cup replay and Round 4 draw

INFG CUP 2016/17 Round 3 cup replay and Round 4 draw

December 21st, 2016|Fantasy Football|

The Orchard Practice Fantasy Football League 2016/17 – Gameweek 17

Please find the latest league table below following gameweek 17, for the 2016/17 season.

December 21st, 2016|Fantasy Football|

Pack up your troubles

Moving home can be stressful, especially if you’re new to the property ladder. But, by following a few simple tips, you can help ensure your move goes as smoothly as possible. Seek mortgage advice Try and get a mortgage offer in place before you start the buying process. It can be tempting to cut out [...]

December 21st, 2016|Mortgages|

New State Pension: what’s your entitlement?

Between December 2015 and May 2016 around 400,000 people accessed their State Pension statements, a 40% increase on 2015 when there were 400,000 requests in total for the entire year. This significant increase is down to the launch of a new online system which calculates your likely State Pension entitlement based on your National Insurance [...]

December 19th, 2016|Pensions|