Client Feedback for 2017: Quarter 2

July 03, 2017 - Helen Ibbotson

Pictured above are some of our team.  We are very proud of our client centric advice and regularly ask for our clients’ opinions and feedback. Here are a small selection of the comments we received over the last few months: ‘We have come to expect a very high level of service from all at Furnley… Read more »

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How retirement has changed

June 29, 2017 - Helen Ibbotson

One of the most common areas we provide advice on is pensions and retirement, and how people plan for theirs has been changing over the years. Retirement used to be seen as a one-off event whereas it can now be seen more as a process, reflecting changes in society and recent pension freedoms. This process… Read more »

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Meet our Team: John Woolhouse

June 27, 2017 - Helen Ibbotson

  Name:  John Woolhouse   Job Role: Senior Partner and Independent Financial Adviser   Location:  Leicester   What inspired you to set up Furnley House? Initially I was working with Neil and Stefan although we were all running our own businesses.  We all shared the same values and ethics and felt that by creating one… Read more »

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Importance of advice in uncertain times

June 22, 2017 - Helen Ibbotson

In periods of political and economic uncertainty, getting independent financial advice is more important than ever.   Helping you feel in control Everyone wants a secure future for themselves and their family, but with the unstable economy you may be wondering how it is best to achieve this. By taking control of your finances, we… Read more »

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Our commitment to sustainable advice

June 20, 2017 - Helen Ibbotson

Pictured above is some of our team  Our mission is to help more people lead the lives they want to live and as part of this we are committed to ensuring we have a sustainable advice process, not just for our current clients but for younger people as well.   We believe that access to… Read more »

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Why now is the time to review your mortgage

June 16, 2017 - Helen Ibbotson

Three of the eight Bank of England official policy makers support the UK interest rate being raised. Although interest rates will still be held at 0.25% it implies that a higher rate may be put into place soon.   Why could this affect me? If there is a rise in the base rate of interest… Read more »

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Money Marketing Retirement Summit

June 14, 2017 - Stefan Fura

Having spent two eventful days last week at a conference, I thought it was a good time to give an update and insight into the type of events we attend as a business to better shape our offering to clients. The Money Marketing Retirement summit is an annual event that is considered the flagship event… Read more »

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Our reaction following the election results

June 09, 2017 - Helen Ibbotson

With the UK plunged into a period of political uncertainty, market commentators expect increased pressure on Sterling and a more difficult period for domestic focused UK stocks and the mid 250 index. However, with the prospect of a hard Brexit receding and the potential for a weaker Sterling this could benefit FTSE 100 companies, as… Read more »

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Meet Our Team: Neil Haley

June 06, 2017 - Helen Ibbotson

  Name: Neil Haley   Job Role: Senior Partner and Independent Financial Adviser   Location:  Leicester   What inspired you to set up Furnley House? Myself, John and Stefan were running our own individual businesses and it soon became clear that by sharing ideas and best practices we could become more efficient and provide better… Read more »

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Meet our team: Paul Fazackerley

May 31, 2017 - Helen Ibbotson

  Name: Paul Fazackerley   Job Role: Independent Financial Adviser   Location: Leicester and Northamptonshire   When did you join Furnley House? July 2016, though I have been a financial adviser since 2008.   What does your job entail? Most of my day is spent talking to both new and existing clients as well as… Read more »

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