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Greece’s precipitous position and its implications for investors

This weekend’s announcements that bail-out talks have stalled, the Greek government has called for a referendum on whether to reject or accept the terms on offer from the Eurozone, and the announcement that the ECB will cease to provide liquidity to Greek banks means that, barring any other surprises, the Greek debt boil is about […]

Welcome to a new member of the team…

We are delighted to welcome a new member of the team at GEM & Co. Mathavan Saseenthrakumar joins us from Merton Chamber of Commerce where he has worked for the past three years and two months in their accounts and finance department. Having graduated from university with a BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance degree, Mat […]

June Market Commentary

It now seems hard to remember, but this time last month the UK was only a week away from a General Election – an election that was the most difficult to predict in a generation. The pundits were unanimous: the Election would certainly lead to a hung parliament. There would be weeks or wrangling and […]

Planning for a better financial future in retirement

Recent HSBC research identified four broad actions which may help today’s retirement savers to create an informal plan and work towards a better financial future for themselves. 1. Be realistic about your retirement aspirations The research indicates that more than half of retirees (53%) have been unable to realise at least one of their hopes […]

Second 2015 Budget Announced for 8th July

Chancellor George Osborne has surprised voters, political and business leaders alike by announcing that he will take the unusual step of delivering a second 2015 Budget on 8th July, just one hundred and twelve days after the Budget of 18th March. With an Autumn Statement also due later in the year, the second Budget will […]

Getting your Financial Planning ready for University

The A-level results come out on Thursday, August 13th and thousands of teenagers up and down the country will be looking forward to starting university in September. Their parents, however, might be gloomily looking at their bank accounts and taking a rather different view. With fees of up to £9,000 and accommodation costs of say, […]