4 things first-time homebuyers should do

by Staff Writer | Aug 20, 2019

Buying a house is exciting, but also stressful. While house-hunting for the perfect home can be fun, it’s important to sort out the details be...

Read more

Contractor mortgages: Ensure a successful application

by Ian Henning | May 31, 2019

Working as a UK contractor still has a lot of perks, but there are some complexities when it comes to borrowing money. Mortgage lenders often ...

Read more

Rental guarantees: What lenders think about rent protection schemes

by Bill Monty | Apr 24, 2019

New developments offering rental guarantees may be tempting to investors, but short-term rent protection can be at odds with lender focus on l...

Read more

The perfect time to secure a better interest rate on your remortgage

by Ian Henning | Apr 3, 2019

Most recent conversations around Brexit focus on the impact it can have on the economy. An area that doesn’t get a lot of coverage is the oppo...

Read more

The boom behind ESG investing – what’s actually driving the demand

by Staff Writer | Mar 26, 2019

There’s a growing interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment throughout the world. Ethical investing has been around fo...

Read more

Avoiding expat tax – financial emigration isn’t always the answer

by Niel Pretorius | Mar 12, 2019

Some tax practitioners and financial advisors are saying that financial emigration is the only requirement to avoid the “expat tax”. We’re set...

Read more

SA’s Retail Distribution Review – important changes

by Staff Writer | Mar 5, 2019

The Retail Distribution Review (RDR) will change the South African financial advice industry in fundamental ways. The shift to a client-focuse...

Read more

Access your RA before you're 55 via financial emigration

by Niel Pretorius | Oct 18, 2018

South Africans who have already emigrated, or are thinking of doing so, have probably heard of the process of financial emigration. This proce...

Read more

Are you a UK contractor? Maximise tax-efficiency by using your pension

by Bill Monty | Sep 25, 2018

As a business owner, you understand the importance of planning ahead and that making the right decisions can translate into profits for your b...

Read more