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NHS pension scheme – Should I stay or should I go?

Joe Hawes, Chartered Financial Planner at CBW takes a closer look at the NHS pension and whether staying in the scheme is a smart move, given the successive restrictions introduced by the Government which are increasingly catching members off guard.


Big changes from April 2018 for Auto-Enrolment: Increases in Minimum Contributions

You may already be aware that the minimum contributions under automatic enrolment will be going up from April 2018.


The importance of keeping wills and intergenerational planning up to date

In a world where legislation is changing at an alarming rate, we are seeing an increasing number of clients coming to us, who are facing significant problems and/or financial loss due to ineffective or out of date death planning.


Investment strategies for interesting times

There are many kinds of tax wrappers available that add value to savings and investments whilst shielding them from taxation. Thomas Adcock, Tax Partner at London accountants, tax and business advisers CBW, explains the benefits of pensions, ISAs and offshore funds as well as diversifying tax wrappers


Auto Enrolment: Questions & Answers for Employees

You have probably seen the government’s ‘I’m in’ campaign about workplace pensions and auto enrolment. The good news is – it’s about to be your turn. This Q&A is designed to tell you about pensions and auto enrolment and what it means to you.


Are you ready for pension changes on 5 April 2016?

The latest changes to drawdown pensions have been warmly welcomed and are available to those aged 55 or over wishing to access their pension funds.


Pension changes approaching – Are you protected?

The Government has made fundamental changes to pensions that affect all of us.