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Summer Budget 2015 – Key Headlines

14th July 2015

After a fairly low key budget earlier in the year we were expecting to see bigger changes in the Summer or Emergency Budget 2015 and we weren't disappointed.  We'll be…

Auto Enrolment – Get the right plan for your team

1st July 2015

If you own or play a leading role in a business with more than one employee then you’re probably already aware of your obligation to provide a workplace pension.  In…

Your Pension Myths – BUSTED!

17th June 2015

We understand here at Active that the world of personal finance can seem like a minefield - everyone seems to have an opinion, but how can you be sure who…

Coast to Coast – we did it!

10th June 2015

Snapped chains, shredded tyres, lost room keys…we had it all.   But in the end, despite all of the challenges along the way, a triumphant team from Active Chartered Financial…

Child Trust Funds – Now you can convert to a Junior ISA

10th June 2015

Do you have a child who was born between 1st September 2002 and 2nd January 2011?   If you do, then they probably have a Child Trust Fund (CTF).  All…

Who will inherit your pension?

12th May 2015

Next time you have a pension review and are expecting to focus your time on planning for a happy and well-funded retirement, don’t be surprised if your adviser moves on…

Congratulations to our Sponsored Athlete

28th April 2015

After a great performance at the British Swimming Championships in London in April we are proud to hear that our sponsored athlete Aimee Willmott has secured her place in the…

PENSION FREEDOM 2015 – What does it mean for you?

13th April 2015

This year on 6th April the UK saw one of the biggest changes in pension arrangements we have ever seen. Changes in the way that you can access your pension…

Budget 2015 Highlights

18th March 2015

We were watching the budget today with baited breath, particularly given the predictions around Pension changes and possible investment for the North of England.  In the end it was the…

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.

Team Active take on cycling challenge for Prostate Cancer UK

16th April 2019

7-9 June 2019: A game of two halves Prostate cancer kills 1 man every 45 minutes - that's two men during one football match! To do their bit to reduce…

Baby boomers need financial advice as many admit lack of investment knowledge and confidence

8th April 2019

Research by savings and investments company, Aegon, reveals that despite baby boomers owning more than a third of the UK’s wealth*, many in this age group are missing out on…

Andrew & Emma top rated for 2019 by leading financial ratings website

19th March 2019

We are celebrating again after two of the team were named ‘Top Rated for 2019’ by Vouchedfor.co.uk, the UK’s leading ratings site for financial and legal professionals. Emma Cherrington, Independent…