Letting go: why emotional detachment is crucial to your exit*

At a glance Most entrepreneurs have a huge emotional attachment to their business. They’ve lived and breathed it for years, and likely made many sacrifices to help it succeed over the years. Their lives and identities are tied up in it. Whether exiting due...

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By Matthew Forbes
19 July 2024

Will paying for long-term care affect my inheritance planning?

At a glance Many of us find it hard to think about ourselves or our parents needing help as...

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By Matthew Forbes
16 July 2024

What are executive pensions and should business owners offer them to directors?

At a glance Directors of expanding companies often need more flexibility than their usual corporate pension scheme offers. All...

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By Matthew Forbes
8 July 2024

How to stay on top of your financial planning with a demanding career

At a glance If you’re a lawyer or accountant, your work may overlap with the world of financial services,...

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By Matthew Forbes
8 July 2024

The rise of the multi-retiree family and what it means for your finances

At a glance   The rise and rise of the multi-retiree family Sixty years old is the new middle age....

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By Matthew Forbes
5 July 2024

Investment impact of Labour’s win

At a glance: Labour’s decisive majority win in the General Election is likely to be initially taken positively by...

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By Matthew Forbes
26 June 2024

How to deal with rising costs: six ways to boost efficiency for your business

At a glance Even though key economic indicators in the first quarter of 2024 are more optimistic compared to...

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By Matthew Forbes
26 June 2024

Should I pay to top up my State Pension?

At a glance To get the full State Pension, you now need 35 qualifying years of NICs. If you’ve...

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By Matthew Forbes
26 June 2024

Uncovering value in the UK stock market

At a glance: What is value investing? Value investing is an approach where investors look for stocks that exhibit...

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By Matthew Forbes
14 June 2024

Planning for your first year in business as a start up

At a glance The tech boom has left many budding entrepreneurs thinking they can quickly create a business worth...

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By Matthew Forbes