Financial Planning

Looking after your Children’s Future with a Will

by ParentalChoice
in Financial Planning, Family, Children
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With thanks to Julie Man, Head of Private Wealth and Partner at Mundays LLP ‘Seize the day boys, make your lives extraordinary!’ exclaimed Robin William’s character in the film ‘Dead Poets Society’. Whilst this is sage advice and we should indeed make the most of our lives, Robin Williams’ untimely death reminds us to c...

Investing for your Children’s Future

by ParentalChoice
in Financial Planning, Family, Children
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We all have dreams for our children’s future. We want them to experience every opportunity possible, give them a good education, enable them to travel and give them a helping hand onto the property ladder. How best to provide for your children is a question Parental Choice put to Peter Green, Chief Executive of one ...

Details of the Government’s Tax-free Childcare – what you need to know.

by ParentalChoice
in Uncategorized, Parenting, Financial Planning, Childcare
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Last year the Government announced a consultation on their tax-free childcare proposals designed to help working parents pay for the ever-increasing cost of childcare. This week it outlined how the new Tax-Free Childcare scheme will work. Tax-Free Childcare is designed to benefit employees directly, helping working parents with thei...

Employment rights – would you give them up for shares?

by ParentalChoice
in Flexible working, Financial Planning, Family, Childcare, Career
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Back in October we published an article on George Osbournes proposal to allow employers to offer shares to employees in return for sacrifing key employment rights. Amazingly, this week, the House of Lords has backed down in its long battle with the Government over the controversial ‘shares for rights’ scheme, but only after extr...

Financial support for childcare costs announced but …… wait for it ……….wait for it …….

by ParentalChoice
in Financial Planning, Family, Childcare
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The Government is trying very hard. Very hard to help working parents deal with some of the highest childcare costs in the world with many mothers choosing not to go back to work because financially they are better off staying at home. This is a drain on the economy as well as on families’ personal ...

Pay now, play later…

by ParentalChoice
in Parenting, Financial Planning
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  Guest Blogger: Hushna Choudhury from Healthy Investment The first thing I did after my son Cian was born? Take out a savings plan for him with Healthy Investment. Why did I do that? Was it because of the high cost of university fees? Maybe it’s the almost impossible costs of buying a new house? ...