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UK Inflation will continue to rise due to continuing supply issues and rising energy prices. Average UK Inflation expected to be more than 4% in 2022. Impacting savers with negative real interest rates Tax currently is at its highest as a % of GDP since the 1950s. As announced in September the Health and Social…

Budget 2021

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Budget 2021 – what you need to know In a Budget dominated by measures aimed at helping businesses and the economy recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, there were also some significant announcements when it comes to your pensions, savings and the tax you pay. Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s second Budget, delivered on 3…

Combining pensions

Combining pensions. What you need to consider If you’ve started a new job or have gathered a few different pension plans over the years, it can be tricky to keep on top of what you have. It’s usually possible to combine your pensions into one pot but this comes with pros and cons – we…

Tax planning with redundancy payments

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Tax planning with redundancy payments Redundancies are an unfortunate consequence of current times. And with the Government’s furlough scheme coming to an end, there may be more employers who will need to make cuts to their workforce. It’s important that those facing redundancy understand what is included in their lump sum payment, how it’s taxed…

‘Summer Statement’

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The Chancellor yesterday made his “Summer Statement”. I have summarised the key points and the potential impact for your clients and their families below. As always if you have any questions please let me know. Economic Backdrop In the first two months of the FY 2020/21, UK government borrowing has exceeded £100bn and according to…

NHS Staff

One Day A Week dedicated to NHS Staff for a 15 minute Zoom Call At Our Cost Our amazing NHS workers are facing an extremely challenging and daunting future. They are essentially putting their lives on the line for us. Day in. Day out. On top of the worries of the coronavirus pandemic, we have…

Your Covid-19 Government Support Scheme Guide

Bentley IFA has been reviewing the various support schemes offered by the government. Please find below the updated government matrix, which includes details for rules on supporting the self-employed.   Individuals / Employees Self-Employed Individuals* Businesses / Employers*  Coronavirus (COVID-19) helpline –  Webchat – Speak to an adviser – for problems paying taxes due to coronavirus (COVID-19),…