Skipton Financial Advisers Knowledge Centre

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Latest insights and resources

What is Inheritance Tax?

What is inheritance tax?

Inheritance tax applies if the value of your estate exceeds the existing nil rate band upon your death – and everything above this will be charged at up to 40% to your loved ones.

What does the base rate reduction mean for long-term savers?

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On Thursday 4 August 2016, the Bank of England reduced base rate to a new historic low of 0.25% - as a result of the Brexit slowdown - which could see banks and building societies reducing their interest rates even further.

Brexit: do you need help monitoring your investments?

Brexit

The June 24 Referendum result has huge consequences for the future of the United Kingdom, triggering many questions that for the moment are unanswerable.

Your money matters made easy – download our free magazine

Moneyetc March 2016

The new edition of our magazine – moneyetc ­– is now available to download free of charge. The magazine is packed full of the latest investment news, plus other personal finance matters that might be of interest to you.

Market Update – Britain decides to leave the EU

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The British public has voted, and the UK will be leaving the European Union (EU).

 

Key changes to the pension regulations

Key changes to pension regulations

Saving for the future is imperative, which is why the government introduced radical changes to pensions in April 2015: to encourage people to plan more for retirement and take greater control of their financial future.

Tax Year Checklist

Tax Year End Checklist

Want to postion your finances better? Here is a list of tax considerations that everyone needs to think about every tax year