Cast your mind back to early April 2006 – Scotland were still celebrating recapturing the Calcutta Cup with a Six Nations win over England and even more excitingly the UK pension system was facing its biggest overhaul ever with the … Continued

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Congratulations to the Strathallan U18s rugby team which triumphed in the final of the Scottish Schools U-18 Shield at Murrayfield. Wearing their distinctive Carbon-sponsored gold and blue banded shirts, the pre-match favourites from Perthshire beat Hutchesons’ Grammar School from Glasgow 37-19 … Continued

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CARBON ambassador and client, Richie Ramsay, is far from idle while he takes a break from the European Tour, as he and his wife Angela prepare for the birth of their first child. The three times Tour winner is still … Continued

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In today’s Press & Journal, Carbon’s Richard Wadsworth looks at the challenging topic of leaving your pension pot to loved ones, and exerting some form of control over where your funds go. As Richard points out, the new rules state … Continued

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22nd February 2016

Buy now while stocks last!

Five reasons to make pension contributions before 6 April 2016 At Carbon we’re not fans of sales techniques, but there really is a closing window for many individuals in terms of the ability to make pension contributions at a reasonable … Continued

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Towards the end of the summer Richard Wadsworth, Stephen Rowntree, Mark Christie and Iain Harper along with some friends of Carbon will cycle around the North of Scotland for charity. Their route will start in Inverness, initially following the NC500 … Continued

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We are delighted that European Tour player Richie Ramsay has agreed to become a Carbon ambassador this season. Here is the first in a series of blogs we will feature from one of the top Scots on Tour as the … Continued

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Pensions are no longer just a tool to provide income and capital in your retirement, they’re also a fantastic way to pass wealth down through the generations free from inheritance tax (IHT). So who can benefit? Everyone. Historically, most people … Continued

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8th February 2016

Keep calm about your plan…

In today’s edition of the Press & Journal, Carbon’s Barry O’Neill advocates the need for good planning and a calm head when considering your investment plans. In a simple four step plan, Barry outlines a sensible and calculated approach that … Continued

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Yesterday’s article in the Press & Journal from Richard Wadsworth, Chartered Financial Planner at Carbon Financial Partners, highlights the need to investigate whether or not your current pension arrangements allow you to take full advantage of the opportunities created by … Continued

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