Month: February 2015

Registration opens for new married couples tax break

The government has recently opened registration for the new Marriage Allowance, a tax break for married couples, helping them save up to £212 a year.  Applying online is straightforward. Couples can register their interest to receive the Allowance now at gov.uk/marriageallowance. From 6 April 2015, more than 4 million married couples and 15,000 civil partnerships will …

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Market Summary – January 2015

The fourth quarter was positive overall for equities but there were reasonable differentials between the various countries and regions.  Relative economic growth levels, interest rate expectations and inflation continue to be key performance drivers. Despite ongoing concerns about its valuation level, the US equity market continues to lead the way with companies continuing to generate …

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