Latest News with Brexit tag

Altmann: the Final Word on cashing in your Final Salary Pension?

24th February 2017

by Michele Carby Former Pensions Minister Baroness Altmann has been part of what the Financial Times has called a “stampede” to cash in defined benefit pensions. After the value of cash offers made to her by scheme providers doubled between 2014 and 2016, Baroness Altmann said in December that she was tempted too by the […]

How Do You Like Your Brexit? “Hard” Or “Soft”?

29th December 2016

UK Brexit Secretary of State David Davis told the Brexit Select Committee this week that he hoped Brexit negotiations could be wrapped up within 18 months – but that there were still “quite a few decisions to be made.” And then some, Mr. Davis! So much remains up for grabs as to how the UK […]

What Now Post-BREXIT for the UK House and Mortgage Market?

12th September 2016

What happened to disaster? Before the BREXIT vote of June 23rd 2016, catastrophe was predicted for the UK housing market. George Osborne said house prices could drop by as much as 18% if Britain voted yes for BREXIT. Respected financial rating agency Fitch said the housing market could take a dive in value as much […]

Holborn Assets Reviews: Sterling Vs. Gold In The Wake Of ‘Brexit’

24th June 2016

So BREXIT happened. After 43 years since its admission into the European Union, then known as the – European Economic Community (EEC), the UK has opted out in a historic referendum. Needless to say, the event has given rise to massive quakes, the likes of which has only just begun to permeate the global socio-political […]

Holborn Assets Reviews : The UK Mortgage Market 2016

24th May 2016

BREXIT, BTLs and FTBs – let’s jettison the jargon! BREXIT, BTLs and FTBs – the 2016 UK mortgage market is full of drama and jargon this year, that’s for certain. Maybe you are involved yourself? Maybe you have a Buy-to-Let (BTL) property? Or are looking to get one? Maybe you have First-Time Buyers (FTB) in […]

The Brexit – A Step Forwards or Backwards?

22nd April 2016

With just 60 days to go till the EU Referendum, or more commonly know as the Brexit, Holborn Assets has put together a video explainer on the Top 10 Brexit questions being asked  before the UK vote on the 23rd of June 2016. 10. When and for what reasons did Britain join the European Union […]

How Brexit Could Affect Your Investments

17th March 2016

Even if you are living outside of the UK and outside of the EU, if you hold British assets you may be worried about possible effects on your investments if there is a Brexit. It is clear that at least in the next weeks and months, British stocks, bonds and the pound will be affected […]

What Would a Brexit Mean for Expats?

16th March 2016

One group which is particularly concerned about the possible consequences of a Brexit, are British citizens living overseas. Those in other European countries, such as Britons working in Germany, retiring in Spain or owning property in France, could see their daily lives affected if the UK votes to leave the EU. The following is an […]