Ashton House Newsletters
Our quarterly newsletter providing expert business advice on many aspects of financial planning. These newsletters are intended to bring a few key topical issues to your attention. If you would like to discuss any of them (or any other aspect of your financial planning) in more depth, please contact us.
Be prepared for new auto-enrolment changes. From next April the minimum total contribution will rise to 5%, and the employer must pay at least 2% of this total..
"Auto-enrolment moves to the next stage in April: are you ready?"
The Budget talked of preparation for supporting families and business in the near term; setting
a path to a prosperous, more open Britain and building an economy that is fit for the future.
"First-time buyers of homes below £500,000 will not pay any stamp duty on the first £300,000"
Thousands of people are transferring out of final salary pensions in
order to get their hands on a potentially significant cash fund. Once
the decision is made, however, it canít be reversed, so it is crucial to
make sure you get the right advice.
"Setting sail on pensions transfers?"
It's most likely not wise to transfer from a defined benefit pension (final salary), but wealthier clients may need to pay closer attention to inheritance tax and income tax
"The benefits of transfers?"