Real risks for the self-employed

Being your own boss is the dream for most of us. Nothing beats getting out of bed whenever you want and it’s nice to be certain that there will be milk in the fridge for your tea break, but there are downsides too. You have to find your own clients, do your own marketing, and […]

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Pensions Freedoms – the two-year check-up

It’s been two years since pension flexibility was introduced. So where are all our sports cars? The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has examined the impact of pension flexibility and is worried about the lack of advice. Pension flexibility came into effect in April 2015. In theory, since then it has been possible from age 55 […]

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Winter Social December 2017

This is an invitation-only social event to introduce our 2018 seminar programme.   fa-users  Who?This is an invitation-only event for selectclients and professional connections.   fa-location-arrow  Where?Our prestigious office atThe Old Court House, 191 High RoadSouth Woodford, London, E18 2QF   fa-calendar  When?Tuesday 5th Decemberbetween 2pm and 5pm. With the end of the year rapidly approaching, we are looking ahead and […]

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Moneyworks Summer 2017

Your new Moneyworks magazine is available. In this issue, What next after Brexit?And how will it affect your money? Will inheritance tax catch you out?What the new rules mean for you. The pension revolutionIt’s been two years since major pensions reform took place, but you still need a careful plan. Are you paying too much […]

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Has the government mis-sold pensions?

Most pensioners are not receiving the full flat-rate pension promised by the government.   The new state pension, which launched 6th April 2016 was supposed to provide certainty of income for people in retirement, but a Freedom of Information (FoI) request made by the Sunday Times has revealed anything but. The Sunday Times asked how many […]

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Auto enrolment explained in under 90 seconds

Do you employ even a single person? Then you need to make sure you are following the rules correctly on the new pensions auto enrolment legislation. To find out more visit the dedicated auto enrolment section of our website here. You can also call us on 020 8559 2111 or email us at ae@bbifp.com. If […]

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National Savings are cutting interest rates

Rates on a range of National Savings & Investments products will fall from 1 May. National Savings and Investments (NS&I) has announced that it will be cutting interest on four of its variable rate products from 1 May. These follow the Bank of England’s base rate cut to 0.25% which took place in August 2016. […]

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