Monthly Archives: May 2014

UK economic update

The UK economic recovery continues to gather pace, triggering a slew of upgrades to growth forecasts for this year. The International Monetary Fund raised its forecast for the UK’s economic expansion during 2014 from 2.5% to 2.9%. Meanwhile, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development upgraded its 2014 forecast to 3.2%. In comparison, the Bank… Read more »

NISAs – a new phase for ISAs

Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) entered a new phased from 1 July 2014, the ‘New ISA’ (NISA) limit will increase to £15,000 and you can invest as much as you like of this allowance in cash, stocks & shares or a combination of the two. Investors will also be able to transfer ISA savings from previous… Read more »