Carbon was recently recognised as a finalist in the ‘Accredited Financial Planning Firm of the Year’ award at the Institute of Financial Planning (IFP) Conference at Celtic Manor.  Only Accredited Financial Planning Firms are eligible to apply and the award is … Continued

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10th October 2014

Not quite as safe as houses

Amanda Downie, Financial Planner at Carbon Financial Partners was recently asked to comment on an article by Jeff Salway in Scotland on Sunday.  The article, which appeared in the paper on Sunday 28th September, was prompted by George Osborne’s announcement … Continued

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Chancellor George Osborne has announced another significant change in pension legislation. Not only will the members of defined contribution pension schemes have freedom to withdraw their entire pension funds, should they choose to do so from April 2015, but if they die before … Continued

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