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GEM & Co wins Merton Best Business Award

The team at GEM & Co is delighted to announce that we scooped the award for ‘The Extra Mile’ category at the Merton Best Business Awards hosted by the Merton Chamber of Commerce. The awards are designed to showcase the talents and services that Merton’s best businesses have to offer and we were up against tough […]

Student finances squeeze

Almost a third (30%) of students currently attending university will move back in with their parents after they have completed their studies, HSBC research shows. For those starting university this year, almost half (49%) expect to live with their parents. Of those who intend to live at home, 78% said it was in order to […]

Families with dependent children lack financial protection

Only a quarter (24%) of adults in the UK with children under 16 have any form of financial protection, a significant drop from 31% in 2013, according to the latest research from the Scottish Widows Protection Report. With over half (54%) of this group admitting that their savings would last just a couple of months if they were […]

Is Auto-Enrolment leading us towards a better financial future?

Half of UK employees on lower incomes and half of those aged 30-49 are now saving adequately for retirement, according to the latest Scottish Widows Workplace Pensions Report, showing the impact of automatic enrolment on the groups that need it most. As the legislation approaches its second anniversary, the annual report from Scottish Widows finds […]

October Market Commentary

Throughout the summer this bulletin has been focused on events in the Ukraine, now we have an admittedly uneasy truce in the region and the focus of the world’s discontent has moved elsewhere. At time of writing, pro-democracy protesters are occupying the streets of Hong Kong and a coalition of 40 countries is in the […]