The cost of university

September 24, 2018 - Reena Patel

We’re half way through September, which can only mean one thing – Freshers week! Freshers week offers an experience that is usually enjoyed once, but never forgotten. For most it represents the first steps of independence, setting foot into a new world, never looking back. And whilst much of it will be stepping into the unknown,… Read more »

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How to find the right financial adviser

August 31, 2018 - Reena Patel

Following the recent news about Greyfriars Asset Management we’ve been contacted by several concerned clients. Whilst your paperwork should confirm where your money is invested and the contact details of investment managers, we appreciate financial products can often be complex. If you would like to speak to a financial adviser to help you understand your investments… Read more »

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Inflation: Taxation without legislation

August 20, 2018 - Reena Patel

Last week the Office for National Statistics (ONS) announced that UK inflation rose to 2.5% in July, having been static at 2.4% the previous three months. This increase represented the first jump in the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) measure since November 2017. Meanwhile the Retail Prices Index (RPI) measure of inflation for July fell to… Read more »

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Skydive for Alex’s Wish

August 09, 2018 - Reena Patel

Skydive for Alex’s Wish This Saturday (weather permitting) 2 of our bravest colleagues will be doing a 13,000 foot tandem skydive for Alex’s Wish at the Langar Airfield in Nottinghamshire The courageous duo will be heading up in a 15-place turbine-powered Cessna Grand Caravan aircraft and then jumping out with an instructor when they’re 13,000ft… Read more »

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Make sure it’s not a scam

August 07, 2018 - Reena Patel

Be careful, it could be a scam… We’ve all had the emails; an unknown person claiming to be from Nigeria and offering to transfer a fortune to us, provided we can first cover some relatively small costs to process the transfer…definitely like a scam A lot of people were caught out and fell for the… Read more »

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Furnley House visit the Williams F1 Conference Centre

July 30, 2018 - Reena Patel

Fantastic visit to the Williams F1 Conference Centre Last Thursday 26th July, some of the Furnley House team were given a great opportunity to visit the Williams F1 Conference Centre in Oxfordshire. The Williams Conference Centre is home to the largest private collection of Formula One cars in the world. Housing more than 40 of… Read more »

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Your generosity is helping to cure Duchenne

July 26, 2018 - Reena Patel

Thank you to everyone who has helped to raise over £30,000 to help find a cure for Duchenne! Earlier this year, Furnley House held a party to celebrate its fifth birthday with its staff. Collectively, we all agreed that we wanted to do something to bring the Furnley House community together. We often get involved… Read more »

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Compound interest: the eighth wonder of the world

July 19, 2018 - Reena Patel

People often talk about the ‘Seven wonders of the world’, but did you know there are actually several different versions of the seven wonders? It started with the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. It was based on guidebooks popular among Hellenic sightseers and only included works located around the Mediterranean rim and in Mesopotamia…. Read more »

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It’s coming home…

July 11, 2018 - Reena Patel

It’s coming home, it’s coming home, football’s coming home… Whether intentional or not, over the last couple of weeks you’ll have found yourself continuously singing this under your breath. This zombie like movement hails to the fact that for once England are doing rather well at the World Cup. In fact this is England’s most… Read more »

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