When do you plan to retire?

September 15, 2020 - Reena Patel

When do you plan to retire? Retirement may seem like a lifetime away for some, for others it may be within the next few years.  It doesn’t really matter how old you are, you only get the one chance to prepare for it and anything you do today will make a difference when you finally… Read more »

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Furnley House Foundation update  

September 07, 2020 - Helen Ibbotson

The Furnley House Foundation was created to improve the lives of as many people as possible within our community. Usually, we hold a number of events to help us bring the community together and raise over £40,000 each year for charities and not for profits.   The year so far We hosted a well-supported quiz… Read more »

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Meet our team: Matt Hughes

August 07, 2020 - Helen Ibbotson

Get to know Matt Hughes, one of our Financial Planners and a Chartered Associate of The London Institute of Banking & Finance. When and why did you join Furnley House? I joined the Furnley House team in December 2019. Previously, I worked for a smaller independent advisory firm, Richard Billington IFA, training to be an adviser… Read more »

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Pensions Sharing and why it’s so important…

July 16, 2020 - Helen Ibbotson

After property, pensions are often the largest single asset to be divided in a divorce proceeding. The Welfare Reform and Pensions Act (WRPA) of 1999 introduced a new pension sharing framework for divorcing couples, but two decades later this continues to be a poorly understood field of family law. Research conducted by Scottish Widows in… Read more »

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New (Tax) Year, New Me

April 18, 2020 - Reena Patel

On the first of January it is customary for us to step forward with our best laid plans as we proclaim “this is going to be the best year ever!” and “this is going to be my year!” Such bold statements are usually followed by: “I’m joining the gym!” “I’m going to get a new… Read more »

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Foundation supports COVID-19 battle

April 15, 2020 - Reena Patel

Discharged hospitals patients to receive special care packages after Leicester Hospitals Charity, British Red Cross & Furnley House Foundation team up Patients discharged from Leicester’s Hospitals will benefit from special care packages to help them get back to their lives at home thanks to a special collaboration between Leicester Hospitals Charity, the British Red Cross… Read more »

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What’s happened to all the toilet paper?

March 11, 2020 - Reena Patel

What’s happened to all the toilet paper? In our previous blog we talked about how the Coronavirus outbreak was impacting markets. Just a few days later, and as if worrying about the potential impact of Covid-19 wasn’t enough, Saudi Arabia and Russia have decided to start a row over the price of oil. With all… Read more »

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Furnley House Foundation Quiz Night 2020

March 04, 2020 - Reena Patel

Last night, the Furnley House Foundation held its very first charity event in Furnley House’s new offices at 340 Melton Road Leicester. It was a fantastic event, with around 80 people taking part in the charity quiz night. 17 teams, lots of drinks and a stack full of pizza were the foundations of a fabulous… Read more »

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Coronavirus’ attack on the markets

February 28, 2020 - Reena Patel

Coronavirus’ attack on the markets For investors the last couple of years may not have made comfortable viewing. As Brexit negotiations, Prime Minister changes and elections took their toll, it was easy to feel like we were stuck in the middle of an extreme version of the hokey-cokey. At the same time, other global events… Read more »

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2019 Review

January 06, 2020 - Reena Patel

2019 Review of Furnley House Over the last 12 months, Furnley house has grown from strength to strength and we’re pleased that we’re now a strong, established Financial Advice firm in the UK. Since our formation in 2013, whilst Furnley House has grown year on year, 2019 was the year where we really put our… Read more »

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