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They say things come in threes….lockdown (part 3) working practices for Active

5th January 2021

Following on from the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday evening and due to the rise in the new more contagious variant of coronavirus, England is now in its third national…

Savings shake up another blow for ‘cash’ savers

15th December 2020

With Anthony Long, Chartered Financial Planner One of the largest savings organisations in the UK, NS&I has cut interest rates. A popular provider for cash based deposits, this is another…

Why using an independent financial adviser is more important than ever when searching for a mortgage

15th December 2020

You may have noticed in recent media reports that the housing market is booming; houses are selling quickly and interest rates are low.  However, it is a difficult time for…

December market update……Covid-19 vaccine, Brexit & the US election

14th December 2020

With Director & Independent Financial Adviser, Karl Nendick As we near the end of what has been a very difficult year for many of us both emotionally and financially, as…

Professionals use lockdown as reason to reorganise future finances

12th November 2020

Professionals who previously left planning for the future on the ‘to do’ list have been using lockdown as a reason to change their attitudes. Many people took the opportunity to…

Here we go again…..lockdown working practices for Active

5th November 2020

We are all now aware of the ‘4 week lockdown’ announced on Saturday evening by the Prime Minister. I guess this outcome was inevitable given the rising infection rates through…

Negative interest rates – what would they mean for the UK consumer?

3rd November 2020

With our Paul Gibson, Director & Chartered Financial Planner What would negative interest rates mean for the UK consumer?  UK banks received a letter from the Bank of England (BoE)…

Savings shake up another blow for ‘cash’ savers

12th October 2020

With Anthony Long, Chartered Financial Planner One of the largest savings organisations in the UK, NS&I has announced plans to cut interest rates. A popular provider for cash based deposits,…

Using a financial adviser can improve emotional wellbeing

8th October 2020

With Claire Davison, Independent Financial Adviser According to recent research by Royal London Insurance, professional financial advice delivers much more than just financial benefits. It suggests those who take advice…

Active Spirit

“Having been a client of Active for many many years and have always been given great advice and direction. I am now looked after by Andrew. He has given excellent advice and service, continuing on the great work this company has always offered me. Always cheerful and helpful; a great asset to Active. I have no problem recommending him to other people.

They say things come in threes….lockdown (part 3) working practices for Active

5th January 2021

Following on from the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday evening and due to the rise in the new more contagious variant of coronavirus, England is now in its third national…

Savings shake up another blow for ‘cash’ savers

15th December 2020

With Anthony Long, Chartered Financial Planner One of the largest savings organisations in the UK, NS&I has cut interest rates. A popular provider for cash based deposits, this is another…

Why using an independent financial adviser is more important than ever when searching for a mortgage

15th December 2020

You may have noticed in recent media reports that the housing market is booming; houses are selling quickly and interest rates are low.  However, it is a difficult time for…