Achieving a Gold Standard in Pension Transfers

We’re incredibly pleased to announce that both Paul Fazackerley and George Simpson have achieved Pension Transfer Gold Standard after going through a strict application process.   What is the Pension Transfer Gold Standard? Awarded by the Personal Finance Society (PFS), the Gold Standard is a voluntary code of good practice for Safeguarded and Defined Benefit… Read more »

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When do you plan to retire?

When do you plan to retire? Retirement may seem like a lifetime away for some, for others it may be within the next few years.  It doesn’t really matter how old you are, you only get the one chance to prepare for it and anything you do today will make a difference when you finally… Read more »

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Pensions Sharing and why it’s so important…

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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What’s happened to all the toilet paper?

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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Coronavirus’ attack on the markets

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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Top 100 Advisers – WELL DONE US!

The last couple of weeks have been a great week for Furnley House! Furnley House are incredibly excited to be recognised as one of the Top 100 Advisers according to 2 independent bodies! On the 30th October, we were incredibly pleased to discover that we had been selected as one of the Top 100 in… Read more »

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Self-employed and looking for a mortgage?

The number of self-employed people in the UK in 2017 was at 4.8 million people*, being self-employed can make it more of a challenge to get a mortgage but it doesn’t need to. If you’ve got the passion and drive to set up and run your own business, we know you’re going to be busy!… Read more »

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What our clients say – July 2019

Client Feedback – July 2019 We’ve been in the industry since 2013 helping to solving the issue of a lack of good quality, accessible advice. Since then, we’ve grown into an established, successful IFA, helping thousands of clients work towards their financial goals. Our service proposition consists of four clearly defined stages, all designed to… Read more »

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MPs vote on Brexit – don’t panic!

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

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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