December 2015

December 2015 - Market Review

Although major equity markets generally rose over November, investor sentiment was undermined by mounting geopolitical tensions. In particular, the terrorist atrocities that took place mid-month in Paris shook investor confidence, with share prices i...

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2015 Autumn Statement – Investments and Pensions

Perhaps the most surprising aspect of the 2015 Autumn Statement was what Chancellor George Osborne chose to leave out. There was no significant tinkering, for example, with the pension rules or with ‘non-dom’ status. Instead, he prioritised tax evasi...

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2015 Autumn Statement overview

2015’s Autumn Statement was not short on surprises, as higher tax receipts and lower debt costs provided Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne with some leeway to soften austerity measures. In particular, he abandoned controversial plans to cut ...

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