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The Clarion Way: True lifelong financial planning

Clarion is in the business of true lifelong financial planning, and this week John Winstanley, Financial Planner and Business Development Director at Clarion, has shared what that means for family finances, retirement, and selling a business, as part of Financial Planning Month in October.  Here John explains the Clarion Way of financial planning.     […]

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Selling a business: planning for a smooth exit and a purposeful new beginning

October marks Financial Planning Month and throughout the month we will be sharing the views, approach, and advice, of our trusted team of financial planners at Clarion. John Winstanley, Financial Planner and Business Development Director at Clarion, has already spoken this week about true lifelong financial planning, family finances, and retirement. Today, he focuses on […]

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Retirement: plan for a fulfilling future and enjoy the now

October marks Financial Planning Month and throughout the month we will be sharing the views, approach, and advice, of our trusted team of financial planners at Clarion. John Winstanley, Financial Planner and Business Development Director at Clarion, has already shared his thoughts this week about true lifelong financial planning and family finances. Today, he focuses […]

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Family finance: protecting your family and planning for the future

This week is Financial Planning Week and October marks Financial Planning Month, so throughout the month we will be sharing the views, approach, and advice, of our trusted team of financial planners at Clarion.  Yesterday,  John Winstanley, Financial Planner and Business Development Director at Clarion, shared our approach to true lifelong financial planning. Here he […]

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Lifelong financial planning: we want people to be prepared but also enjoy life

Today, also marks World Financial Planning Day: a day that aims to raise awareness of the value of financial planning, of having a financial plan, and of working with a competent and professional financial planner who puts the clients’ interests first. So, throughout October we will be sharing content from our trusted team of financial […]

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Clarion Investment Diary August 2020

Minutes of the Clarion Investment Committee held at 10am on 20th August 2020 by video link. Committee Members in attendance: – Sam Petts (SP) IC Chairman and Financial Planner Keith Thompson (KWT) Clarion Chairman Dmitry Konev (DK) Analyst (Margetts Fund Management) Toby Ricketts (TR) Fund Manager (Margetts Fund Management) Jacob Hartley (JH) Technical Assistant Clarion […]

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Capital gains tax review: the great corona cost clawback?

Will capital gains tax (CGT) rise dramatically as the government attempts to claw back the cost of extra spending during the coronavirus pandemic? Last month Chancellor Rishi Sunak commissioned The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) to investigate whether capital gains tax is ‘fit for purpose’. This surprise review of CGT could lead to higher taxes […]

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A time for reflection: passing down wealth

The coronavirus pandemic and lockdown has been a strange and difficult time for all of us, not to mention also extremely sad for some people with life-changing events becoming common place. The crisis has meant that we have all come face to face with our own mortality and the isolation of lockdown has offered a […]

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Has COVID-19 changed financial planning meetings forever?

Clarion chartered financial planner Peter Butcher takes a look at how the lockdown has changed how we communicate with clients and whether that change will be permanent. Video conferencing software has been available for several years, but it is only now that it has been truly embraced. The benefits of Zoom are clear; the reduction […]

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