We are always delighted to promote charitable causes that matter to our clients. In this newsletter, we turn our spotlight on to the Wirral Society of the Blind and Partially Sighted. The charity was founded in 1989 by a group of visually impaired people and, since then, has gone from strength to strength, despite having […]
Helen Brown, a chartered financial planner at Phillip Bates & Co, has once again made it into VouchedFor’s 2019 Guide to the UK’s Top Rated Financial Advisers. The guide “aims to demystify the advice landscape and highlight those financial advisers who are consistently doing an excellent job for their clients.” Selection is based on the […]
We are delighted to have welcomed Lynn Groves on to the team at Phillip Bates & Co Financial Services. Lynn is an experienced para planner of more than 20 years. She is an important appointment coming at a time of increasing regulation and compliance and the need for greater reporting to clients.
President Donald Trump does a lot of things differently to previous incumbents of the Oval Office. One of the more significant is his addiction to Twitter and his habit of using the social media platform to fire staff and, more worryingly, announce changes in policy. More recently, this has included giving his 59.1 million followers […]
One notable announcement coinciding with the Chancellor’s Spring Statement was a further crackdown on offshore tax evaders and their advisers as part of an initiative called No Safe Havens 2019. A Treasury document outlined HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) strategy for reducing the amount of overseas tax evasion. This includes hefty punishments for those found […]