Last week we went back to classrooms across Wales to educate and engage young children on money management issues as part of a national campaign called My Money Week.
Thursday 4th June, 9:30 to 13:00 – Celtic Manor Golf Club
Join us at an insightful and unique event on wealth, health and happiness to find out how your assets can make you and your family happier and how you can pass on your wealth seamlessly to the next generation.
The country was surprised last week by the Conservatives winning a majority and staying on in power. Fear of change and a need for stability may have been at the back of many voters’ minds even though austerity measures may continue. Now it remains to be seen whether they will come through with the promises they made in the lead up to the election.
In his Budget speech Chancellor George Osborne introduced some measures that were surprising, such as the Personal Savings Allowance of £1,000 of tax-free income for basic rate tax payers (£500 for higher rate), although the actual details are not yet clear.
The big changes
From 6th April, new rules are being introduced to pensions which will give you greater flexibility and control over how you spend your pot when you retire. They may even allow your family to inherit it free of tax.
As a business we believe in giving back and contributing to our society. One way that we do this is through the UNIQ Charitable Foundation, a vehicle we have created to personally support worthy causes. The three charities nominated in our Foundation include: