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Spotlight on an Advisor – Emma Purvis

Financial Advisor – Emma Purvis

At Robson Laidler Wealth we know a great client relationship is built on transparency and trust and with that in mind we thought we would delve into the lives of our advisers, to find out more about them and their daily routine at work and to help you get to […]

Why splitting your assets 50/50 might not be the best in your divorce

Financial fairness in divorce

In the UK, the starting point or default position for dividing assets during a divorce is 50/50. Most ex-spouse’s would agree that they want an equitable split of their shared matrimonial assets, or the financial product that has been built up during the marriage and belongs to both parties. However, […]

NHS Pension – exit planning tips

NHS pension exit

In 2019 Robson Laidler Wealth wrote a blog entitled NHS Pensions – handy hints to plan your exit   This has been one of our team’s most viewed blogs yet since 2019 there have been a few changes, which you should be aware of.  One thing that hasn’t changed and […]

Helping you find financial fairness in divorce

financial fairness

The pandemic over the past 20 months has taken its toll in different ways.  For many this has included relationship breakdowns and sadly we have seen a rise in divorce and separation with our own clients.   We’ve also spoken to some highly regarded North East solicitors who specialise in […]

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 […]

Parents financial planning for university

university planning for parents

If your offspring are flying the nest next month to university you’ve probably got mixed feelings. You may feel happy for them but wondering if you’ll feel bereft/glad that you won’t be getting woken up at 3am when they come home from the nightclub.   You’ve probably also done most […]

How can I look after my employees’ financial wellbeing?

financial wellbeing

In these tricky times, how do you as an employer remain profitable whilst trying to look after the wellbeing of your employees? Many employers ask us what an acceptable level of employee benefits is and of course this has to fit within their budget.   The pension Since around 2012, […]

Financial Planning for GPs

GP financial planning

GPs need to focus on their future financial planning just like the rest of us. Most GPs we talk to are working long hours in addition to patients with Covid, they are dealing with the fall out of long Covid, mental health issues exacerbated by the pandemic and also those […]

Financial planning for later life

retirement smile

Financial planning – Why it’s better for your money to outlive you? When we put together a financial plan, we use a mortality of age 100 because we don’t want you to run out of money. We also use a financial planning forecasting tool to help you “see” your financial […]

Why organising your finances is good for your mental health

finances and mental health

Why is organising your finances good for your mental health? Mind, the mental health charity says:   It’s those nagging thoughts in the middle of the night that cause us to lose sleep, cause gut busting anxiety and yes, it can become a vicious cycle leading to depression, relationship issues […]