George Simpson’s cycling challenge

July 25, 2017 - Helen Ibbotson

Furnley House often get involved in local, charitable events. Spreading the word to help raise awareness for our chosen charities and raising funds along the way. Our overarching goal is to make a difference to our local community George Simpson, one of our Independent Financial Advisers, is our latest member of the team fundraising for… Read more »

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A Few Tips When Thinking about Retirement Planning

July 20, 2017 - Helen Ibbotson

Retirement may seem like a lifetime away for some, for others it may be within the next few years.  Regardless of your age, you only get one chance to prepare for it. Making small changes today can make all the difference later in life. This week the government brought forward the year in which they… Read more »

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Furnley House survive going ‘Into the Wild’

July 17, 2017 - Helen Ibbotson

Supporting our local community is one of our key business values. Fundraising and raising awareness for charities local to our offices is one of the ways in which we seek to get involved and help to make a difference.  As part of this, last weekend four of our staff members from our Leicester office took… Read more »

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Meet Our Team: Kayley Brant

July 13, 2017 - Helen Ibbotson

  Name: Kayley Brant   Job Role: Mortgage and Protection Adviser   Location:  Leicester   When did you join Furnley House? April 2015   What does your job entail? I find mortgage deals for clients, whether that is looking for the most suitable deal or looking for a lender that is willing to lend for… Read more »

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Tips for first time house buyers

July 11, 2017 - Helen Ibbotson

With house prices high, it can be daunting to think of the amount of money you need to save for your first home. However, it is possible to build up savings and find a mortgage that is affordable for you.   Budget It could be worth working out how much you think a suitable house… Read more »

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Staff Fundraising Efforts

July 06, 2017 - Helen Ibbotson

One of our key values as a business is supporting the community and fundraising for charities is part of this. Recently, our staff members have been fundraising for LOROS, a local hospice, in various ways. Emma Davey raised over £600 by taking part in ‘Snowdoniaaaaah!’ This involved riding the fastest zip line in the world… Read more »

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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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