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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Furnley House Foundation hand out their first grant to local charity

December 13, 2019 - Reena Patel

Furnley House Foundation hand out their first grant to local charity to provide Christmas hampers to those less fortunate in Leicester Wednesday 11th December was a special night for the Furnley House family. The Furnley House Foundation which launched on 1st June 2019 at their Summer Ball gave out their first grant to a local charity… Read more »

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How to get your offer accepted

December 05, 2019 - Reena Patel

How to get your offer accepted After months of searching you’ve found your perfect property. Your deposit is sorted, you have a provisional mortgage decision from a lender and so now it all comes down to is making your offer. Time for your best poker face. So how do you play it? Do you put… Read more »

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12 things lenders look at – the insider secrets revealed!

November 13, 2019 - Reena Patel

Let’s not beat around the bush. Applying for a mortgage is stressful. You’ve saved up, you’ve found the home of your dreams, and now it all comes down to sorting out the mortgage. You provide all the information required to the lender, your mortgage broker is confident and then comes the response. Application rejected. So,… Read more »

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