Monthly Archives: October 2021

The Autumn Budget Statement – Tax Tricks or Treats?

The Autumn Budget Statement – Tax Tricks or Treats?

On Wednesday 27 October the Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered the Autumn Budget Announcement.  In the run up to Halloween we ask whether it delivered tax tricks or treats?   The Autumn Budget Announcement trumpeted a “New Age of Optimism”, but there were ominous signs of tax increases to come.  […]

GPs given until 12 November to declare 2019/20 earnings

GP earnings

Under regulations that took effect from 1 October, GPs and practice employees with more than £150,000 in NHS earnings in the 2019/20 financial year are required to declare this income by 12 November.   The full guidance is now available and can be found here:   https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/general-practice-pay-transparency-guidance/   The Robson […]

Investor anxiety at an all-time high

Investor anxiety

The following article from Dimensional is food for thought about investor behaviour as global equity markets are at or near all-time highs:   KEY TAKEAWAYS Financial journalists periodically stoke investors’ record-high anxiety by suggesting the laws of physics apply to financial markets—that what goes up must come down.   But […]

Getting to know us…Robson Laidler Wealth

Getting to know us…Robson Laidler Wealth

At Robson Laidler, we want you to get to know us better!   This month, we ask Robson Laidler Wealth’s Jennifer Gilroy 10 Questions…   1. What is your role & how long have you done this for? Wealth Administrator. I started with RL Wealth in May this year joining at an […]

Reasons to Spend Money on Training Your People

train people well enough

Why spend time and money training people if they’re just going to leave…. but what if they stay!? “Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to” – Sir Richard Branson Richard Branson is one of the world’s most influential businessmen & he […]

Robson Laidler Featured on BBC’s Look North

Robson Laidler on BBC Look North

Robson Laidler had its first TV debut last night featuring on the BBC Look North programme. The programme discusses The North of Tyne Combined Authority’s Good Work Pledge’ of which Robson Laidler are an accredited business, achieving high standards across the five pillars of Good Work Practice, which are: Promoting Health and […]

Financial Planning Week UK 11 – 17 October 2021

Financial Planning Week

This week Robson Laidler Wealth is supporting CISI Financial Planning Week, and our team are offering free advice on family budgeting, financial goal setting and making the most of your resources.   Don’t miss the opportunity to book a free financial planning session (up to 45 mins) either online via […]

Good Money Week 2021 – What is a ‘good’ investment?

Good Money Week

It’s Good Money Week this week, so you may be asking, “What does ‘good’ mean for my investments?” Great question and one we’ve been chatting to our existing and new clients about for a few years’ now and why we developed some alternative portfolios to take specific client values into […]

How to improve an underdeveloped team

underdeveloped team

If you have the responsibility of managing a team then you may be aware of some challenges that are hindering your teams’ performance. Underdeveloped teams need to be addressed promptly before low morale and skills gaps turn into ‘runaway poor performance’, which in its extreme can result in a total […]