Monthly Archives: June 2019

Future proof your lifestyle

future proof your lifestyle

It feels like there’s a lot of uncertainty about at the moment – whether it’s Brexit or our next PM or the state of the economy.  It may be concern about climate change, job security, lifestyle.  Although these things seem big and out of our control there are steps we […]

Finance options – purchasing assets or improving cash flow?

finance options

Many people, business owners or not, know of a couple of finance options for their next big purchase or to improve cash flow but most don’t understand the difference or know alternatives. Here I will focus on the main options people have heard of and some common alternatives that I […]

10 Questions with Robson Laidler Wealth Director Neil Cowie

Wealth Director Neil Cowie

What was your first break in business? Getting a call to discuss the new financial planning advice business being set up by Robson Laidler in 2005. 2. What did you want to be growing up? Airline pilot – I’m still a bit of a plane spotter! 3. What attracted you […]

Tens of thousands entering retirement each year without taking advice

retirement advice

New analysis from the Association of British Insurers (“ABI”) shows very low levels of retirement readiness. This isn’t really surprising to us but continues to be a bit worrying! Of the 62,000 people accessing some of their pension via drawdown for the first time during a 6 month period, 34% […]

North East GPs – Do you feel financially secure?

GP financial security

According to a recent survey carried out by GPOnline, over half (55%) of GP partners believe that their practice is less financially secure than it had been a year ago. Just 6% of GP partners felt their practice was more financially secure, and 75% said that they had felt no […]