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Why our clients Vouch For us

Several weeks ago, we revealed that Sandringham Financial Partners had been listed as a Top Rated Firm by specialist review site VouchedFor. It has been so rewarding to know that we have been providing the support our clients have most needed during a very difficult year. As the largest firm to be awarded this accolade […]

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Spring Newsletter 2021 – Home Finance

Positive signs for the property market There’s no doubt that 2020 was a difficult year and 2021 is likely to have its own set of challenges. However, with the vaccine programme giving us hope and the property market booming, there are signs of better times to come. Recent data1 shows that overall mortgage availability rose by […]

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Sandringham advisers continue to top the charts in 2021 financial advice guide

We are delighted to announce that for the second year running Sandringham has been awarded the prestigious Top Rated Large Firm Award by specialist review site, VouchedFor. The VouchedFor award is based on ‘an exemplary commitment to transparency and consistent delivery of excellent client outcomes.’ It is even more rewarding to receive such an accolade […]

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Economic Review – February 2021

UK economy poised for recovery Although the latest gross domestic product (GDP) statistics revealed the UK suffered a record slump in 2020, there are now growing hopes the economy is on the cusp of recovery. Figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), showed the UK endured a record fall in output last year […]

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First-time buyer deposits rise after Covid-19 property boom

The average deposit paid by first-time homebuyers jumped by £10,000 in 2020. When the pandemic took hold in the first half of last year, it looked as if the housing market was headed for a fall, if not something more dramatic. There were problems about viewing properties, arranging surveys, organising removals – you name it, […]

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Financial resolutions for a prosperous New Year

We all know about making (and breaking!) resolutions at this time of year. While we’re waiting for the green shoots of spring to emerge, why not use the time effectively by taking on a lockdown project to take stock of your finances and make some realistic resolutions which will boost your financial wellbeing in 2021 […]

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“It won’t happen to me” – stay vigilant

Despite scam awareness campaigns and frequent consumer shows interviewing devastated people about their financial losses as victims of fraud, scams are still happening to many people. It may be tempting to think: “it won’t happen to me” but think again and stay vigilant! In the year to September 2020, Action Fraud received over 17,000 reports […]

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CGT changes – be prepared

Following proposals announced to bring Capital Gains Tax (CGT) in line with Income Tax, financial advisers should be aware of the need to have a rethink if the plans come to fruition. OTS proposals Back in July, Chancellor Rishi Sunak called for a review of CGT in a letter that asked whether the current CGT […]

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Some light in the dividend tunnel

A recent report on UK dividend payments suggests the worst of the cuts may be over. First, the bad news: In the third quarter of 2020, total (regular and special) dividend payments from UK companies were 49.1% lower than in the corresponding quarter in 2019. Two thirds of UK companies either cut or cancelled their […]

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Is your retirement income sustainable?

It is more than likely that any expenditure you had planned for 2020, to make the most of your retirement, will have been affected by lockdown and travel restrictions, possibly meaning that you don’t need to take as much from your pension pot as you had originally thought. Now is an ideal time to review […]

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The Chancellor’s 2020 Winter Economy Plan

We are delighted to provide our summary of the key announcements in the Chancellor’s Winter Economy Plan on 24 September 2020. In his statement, Rishi Sunak announced the next stage of help and support for jobs and businesses. The aim is to steer the economy through what he described as a “difficult winter” after the […]

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Keep your pension planning on track

As if the pandemic hasn’t given us enough to worry about, there is the resulting impact on global economies which has resulted in extreme stock market volatility. This may have made you anxious about your pension and wondering if you should take action, particularly if you are nearing retirement, but it is important to consider […]

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