On Tuesday 22nd June 2021, the Child Trust Fund Access campaign was debated for a fourth time in the House of Lords in as many months. Lord Young of Cookham, who is a leading supporter of the campaign and helping drive the need for urgent reform to how disabled children can access their own savings
A lot of the families that we support have a disabled relative who might benefit from a Disabled Facilities Grants (DFGs) so we thought it would be helpful to remind those families what DFGs are and how to apply for them. DFGs are grants awarded by local authorities to help towards the cost of making
Continuing our blog series looking at finances and investment, Francis Jarman, Chartered Financial Planner at Renaissance Financial, explores the issue of pensions and retirement planning. Once upon a time a UK worker would have had a very straightforward view of their employment path. They would likely serve an apprenticeship or formal training, receive some service
Deciding whether to get married, or enter into a civil partnership, is a big decision and aside the emotional side of things, couples need to consider a number of more ‘practical’ factors that are relevant to them. We know that the number of couples getting married has declined and more couples are choosing to cohabit.
In a new blog series looking at finances and investment, Francis Jarman, Chartered Financial Planner at Renaissance Financial, explains what Trustees should think about when it comes to investing. The Trust is now set up, you as a trustee have been briefed on your roles and responsibilities and whilst you are ready for this significant