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Economic Review – August 2018

Inside this issue: Interest rates up but no rush to raise again UK economy warms up but momentum flagging Market roundup Further improvement in public finances Average pay £13 a week less than a decade ago View or download the August review...

What does the rate rise mean for you?

Last month for only a second time in a decade the Bank of England Base Rate was increased. It now stands at 0.75%. Although this isn’t the actual rate that borrowers pay or savers receive, the increase means banks are likely to change their rates accordingly. This is...

Who are your executors

Who are your Executors? There has been a lot in the news the past few weeks about banks essentially paying themselves up to £15,000 having appointed themselves as Executors in Wills that they have previously arranged for customers. Coupled with some solicitors triple...