Economic Review – August 2018

Economic Review – August 2018

Welcome to the latest edition of the Economic Review, this article is designed to keep you informed about general updates in the financial sector.

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The pay gap continues in retirement

The pay gap continues in retirement

The UK media recently had something of a reporting frenzy when companies with more than 250 employees were forced to reveal their pay data split by gender.  Many well-known names revealed that men were paid more than women, in some cases to a significant degree. 

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Put your trust in trusts

Put your trust in trusts

Switch on daytime TV and it probably won’t be too long before you run into an advert for some kind of insurance and if it’s life insurance there’s a good chance it will make the point that life insurance gives you the peace of mind of knowing that your loved ones will be in the best possible position to cope with your death.  This is actually a very fair point and the absolute best way to set up a life insurance policy is to place in in a trust.

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Maximising the sales appeal of your home

Maximising the sales appeal of your home

It may never have occurred to you that selling a home is rather like putting on a play, but actually it’s quite a good analogy.  You will have an audience (viewers) and they will judge your home on what they see of it during the time they are inside.  So, as a seller who wants to get maximum value from your home, it’s your job to ensure that they enjoy the show.  Here are five tips.

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