MPs vote on Brexit – don’t panic!

January 14, 2019 - Reena Patel

This week news headlines will be running into political overdrive with the latest instalment of the Brexit show as MPs vote on Theresa May’s proposed deal. Whatever the outcome, one thing we can guarantee is that the financial markets will react. How much and in what direction is entirely dependent upon the perceived impact of… Read more »

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Furnley House joins national award scheme recognising the best property professionals in the UK

January 02, 2019 - Reena Patel

Furnley House, Leicester based Financial Planners and Mortgage Advisers have entered The ESTAS Awards this year. The ESTAS, whose headline sponsor is Zoopla, is a national award scheme which recognises the best estate and lettings agents, mortgage advisors and conveyancers in the residential property industry. Winners are selected purely on feedback from customers who have… Read more »

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

December 14, 2018 - Reena Patel

Christmas time at Furnley House We had a fantastic evening last night in our Leamington Office, with lots of mulled wine and mince pies and of course Steve on his cornet. After nearly 20 years of not playing, it was great to hear some Christmas carols and music – we were all very impressed as… Read more »

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Local IFA firm makes Shortlist in Professional Adviser awards

December 10, 2018 - Reena Patel

Furnley House, has been recognised for outstanding knowledge, skills and commitment to client care in the Professional Adviser of the Year awards. Furnley House are incredibly pleased to announce they have been shortlisted for the Adviser Firm of the Year in the Midlands and East Anglia region for the 2019 Professional Adviser awards. The team… Read more »

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Should I gamble on income protection?

November 27, 2018 - Reena Patel

Do you ever buy a lottery ticket? If so, how do you pick your numbers? Is it based on numbers that are important to you, or perhaps rather you just go for a lucky dip? Maybe you take a statistical approach and look at factors such as the most commonly drawn numbers (in case you’re… Read more »

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How we manage your investments

November 02, 2018 - Reena Patel

Earlier this quarter we held a client focus group. One piece of feedback we received was that clients would like more information as to how we manage their money and what happens in our investment committees. So we thought, why not record a video? In the video you can hear from our Managing Director Stefan… Read more »

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Budget Statement 2018

October 30, 2018 - Reena Patel

This was the first budget statement delivered on a Monday since 1962, and the last budget delivered before the UK officially exits the European Union. Philip Hammond brought the budget statement forward from the traditional Wednesday, primarily to avoid the press using Halloween related headlines. Unfortunately for him, I don’t think many are going to… Read more »

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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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