The Gift of Giving

It’s the simple things that count when planning your estate We all know that we should have a valid Will and of ...

Storing your Stuff

Most of us have, at one time or another, been faced with the problem of needing to deal with more stuff than we can ...

Shared Ownership Mortgages Explained

The Shared Ownership scheme is a cross between buying and renting and allows the purchaser to buy a share in a ...

The Way We Behave Around Money Is A Funny Old Thing

In an ideal world, when we invest money it would grow steadily at the same rate each year and at the end there would ...

Technology that takes the pain out of bookkeeping

These days we seem to have a love hate relationship with Smart Phones but for small businesses and sole traders, they ...

Closure of Barclays Bank in Hungerford – Important Information

As has been widely reported and as anyone trying to use the branch or its ATM will now be aware, the Barclays Bank in ...

A Look Ahead to 2018

By John Shepperd, Economics Adviser to Butler Toll Asset Management The start of any New Year is a time when ...

‘A Weak Hand Played Rather Well’ – Some Thoughts on the 2017 Autumn Budget

The UK Budget is often an over-hyped event. In part this is due to the tradition and ceremony that surrounds it – ...

The Residence Nil Rate Band – a brief introduction

Inheritance Tax (IHT), once a tax on the privileged few, is now affecting more and more families across the UK. In ...

UK Interest Rates Rise

Comment by John Shepperd; Economics Adviser to Butler Toll Asset Management. 2 November, 2017. To many it may seem ...