October 2018 Newsletter – Business

So a summary of some of the emails that have passed across my desk over (just) the last week..! Insurance & Protection Legal & General – details of a free feature provided by them on their newer life products Aviva amendments to their Income Protection and Life & Critical Illness products Aegon Scottish Equitable & […]

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Bank of England Base Rate increase

On 2 August 2018, the Bank of England raised the interest rate for only the second time in a decade. The rate has risen by a quarter of a percent, from 0.5% to 0.75% – the highest level since March 2009.

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Change to Insurance Premium Tax

The Government announced earlier in the year that there would be a rise in Insurance Premium Tax with effect the 1st June 2017. Of course this date is almost upon us so all should be aware that the rise will be effective for any policies (new or renewals) with effect the 1st June 2017, IPT […]

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Article 50 Activation – signed sealed and delivered

As widely trailed, today saw Prime Minister Theresa May announce the activation of Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union, beginning the process of the UK’s departure from the EU. The letter, delivered to the office of EU Council President Tusk, set out some key aspirations for the UK’s terms of departure, and […]

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