Shedding Light on Fund Fees

Shedding Light on Fund Fees

Despite renewed pressure on fund managers to be more transparent on fees, the jargon can make it hard for investors to understand exactly what they are paying Fund factsheets can contain a mix of different acronyms, but the most important is the OCF – the Ongoing...
Reduced protection for mortgage payments

Reduced protection for mortgage payments

Changes to the government’s scheme supporting people unable to make their mortgage repayments – Support for Mortgage Interest or SMI – could have significant consequences for struggling home owners. From 6 April 2018 SMI ceased to be a benefit payment and became a...
The savings from relevant life assurance

The savings from relevant life assurance

A little-known type of life assurance plan could provide you – or your employees – with highly tax-efficient life cover. A ‘relevant life policy’ (RLP) is a special type of life assurance which an employer can provide without any benefit-in-kind tax charge on the...