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Friday 10th July 2020

You may have seen earlier this week that Chancellor Rishi Sunak gave a 'Summer Statement' which many are regarding as a mini-Budget, and we thought you may find this summary…

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Market Update 3 July 2020

Friday 3rd July 2020

ARCHITAS Some of you will be invested in investment funds managed by Architas, which is one of our preferred fund management businesses. It was announced this week that AXA…

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Longleat Seminar Postponement

Tuesday 30th June 2020

We are sorry to report that our inaugural client seminar has been postponed until Spring next year. Having postponed the event once already, we were very much looking forward to seeing…

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Market Update 26 June 2020

Friday 26th June 2020

Stock markets have rebounded since the lows in March, but there is the fear of a disconnect between stock market returns and the economic downturn due to Covid 19 which…

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Our Charity Challenge Comes to an End . . . .

Thursday 11th June 2020

Thank you very much to those of you who have kindly donated to our 2.6 mile challenge. Please see our previous news item for more details and to donate.…

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Further Accreditation for Bailey Cook

Monday 1st June 2020

We are delighted to announce that Bailey Cook has been awarded the Pension Transfer Gold Standard accreditation by the Personal Finance Society, which is part of our professional body, the…

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Bailey Cook pick up the 2.6 mile challenge for bowel cancer

Friday 15th May 2020

When lockdown meant that our staff had to work from home, we soon found a way to boost team spirit. All seven of us have taken up the 2.6…

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Investment Update - Time Matters

Monday 11th May 2020

As we get older time goes more quickly and yet in lock down time seems to have slowed and the hope is that the world will be a more mellow…

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Diversification is Key

Monday 20th April 2020

We are firm believers in investment portfolios and funds made up of a wide range of different investments and are therefore not reliant on a single type of asset for…

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Avoiding Scams

Friday 3rd April 2020

We want to focus on safety and that whilst you are hopefully all safe at home, be aware of intrusion into your lives by the fraudsters who inevitably want to…

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Chaotic and Irrational

Friday 20th March 2020

The current crisis feels so much worse as it affects our daily lives. Bath, and I'm sure everywhere else, feels like a Ghost Town. Only in the 1973 Oil crisis…

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Market and Budget Update

Friday 13th March 2020

We woke this morning to watch the BBC's Business Briefing with the usual pessimism about how Friday 13th will fare after yesterday's huge market falls. Indeed it was interesting to…

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