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Thinking of returning to the UK? How does your salary compare…
17.12.2014

By living and working offshore, you’re probably earning far more than a comparable role in the UK, but are you prepared to take a step backwards in terms of pay in order to live back in Britain? For many, the …

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GWM show support for local charities
17.12.2014

Following up from our exciting event ‘an Evening with Alan Shearer’ our team in the Middle East were delighted to hand over two cheques to their chosen charities the Qatar Cancer Society and QWARS. Seen here, CEO, David Russell and …

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CPI drops to 1%, further affecting public sector final salary plans
17.12.2014

The Consumer Prices Index has dropped to its lowest level since 2002, and is expected to fall further. Most recently announced at 1%, CPI is an important inflationary measure which is most commonly used in revaluing final salary pension plans. …

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Pundits, Pie and a Pint – Priceless
10.12.2014

                    It was another great night as GWM hosted Pundit’s, Pie and a Pint at the Stade de Geneve with Richard Keys and Andy Gray. The event followed the huge success …

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Back to 1930’s Britain
04.12.2014

Public spending cuts take us back to 30’s Britain – Well almost. According to the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) Government spending on public services will soon be at its lowest in 80 years. Within all the hype surrounding the …

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Tax and income tips for expats
03.12.2014

Thinking of leaving blighty for a life overseas? One thing to think about is the tax implications. Here is some information to help you out.

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Alan Shearer Shines
03.12.2014

     ———————————————————————————————————————————– Over 600 people headed to the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Doha, to be a part of Guardian Wealth Management’s much anticipated night with the Premier League’s greatest ever striker, and arguably, best ever player; Alan Shearer. Hosted …

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Pensioners.. You’re no longer poor!
26.11.2014

  “Pensioners who retire now will on the whole be better off than they were on average over their working lives” this was the claim made by IFA Director, Paul Johnson. Positive indeed for those at retirement age, yet the …

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Pay growth ahead of inflation
13.11.2014

Finally, growth for the average pay for UK workers overtakes inflation for the first time in 5 years, reports the office for national statistics. Excluding bonuses wages rose by 1.3% in the year to September where the Consumer Prices Index …

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Licence please!
12.11.2014

Don’t be fooled by unlicensed financial advisory firms operating within the UAE. That is the message coming from the SCA (the Securities and Commodities Authority) today. In a press release issued on their website the SCA set out stark warnings …

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Population Pressure for Qatar
04.11.2014

  Qatar’s population is on the rise. New government figures from October showed that a whopping 200.000 more people were in the country compared to the same time last year.  The increase comes in the run up to the world …

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Right in the ISA
27.10.2014

You are often told that the cash ISA is the best thing since sliced bread, however in recent years savers have been hit by cuts coming from all sides and this includes the ISA. An ISA is a tax free …

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Calls for MAS to be scrapped
21.10.2014

————————————————————————————————————————————-   The treasury have stopped the Money Advice Service from giving pensions ‘advice’ once the new reforms come into play next year, leading to calls from some advisers for the MAS to be scrapped altogether. The term ‘advice’ was …

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‘It’s never going to happen.’
16.10.2014

As financial planners we are not here to scare you into doing anything our job however, is to make you think about the worst case scenario. This may well never happen to you but the problem is that when it …

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Life is for living
15.10.2014

It’s funny how things alter as you move through life. Places in time that once seemed a million miles from your remit slowly but surely begin to develop into a reality. As financial planners we have an insight into some …

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