Latest News with Holborn Assets Reviews tag

Condemnation to compensation: where are we post financial crisis?

27th June 2017

It is almost ten years to the month since a financial crisis stunned the global economy. It’s perhaps ironic that it was news from Europe – not the United States – that led the first inklings of a profound and contagious issue. The freeze on two funds linked to packages of low-quality mortgages at France’s […]

Holborn Assets News – The UK Politicians and the Pensions Triple Lock

5th May 2017

The pensions triple lock is looking like valuable political property as the UK General Election approaches. That’s because Theresa May has failed to give a Conservative undertaking to keep the triple lock, and campaigners for its protection argue that it needs to stay in place to keep pensioners out of poverty. The Conservative Party has […]

Holborn Assets Reviews – An Antidote to Fake News

26th April 2017

An antidote to “fake news” was earlier this year proposed by a professor from Cambridge University. See below for the full story. But fake news continues to be news in itself, with even the UK Government taking an interest: a UK select committee inquiry is set in September 2017 to publish a report on fake […]

Are you ready for a Brexit Diet this summer?

19th April 2017

Brits face a summer of shrinking deals in the UK supermarket as the weak pound and Brexit price uncertainty continue. So if you are planning on dieting to get that perfect summer body, Brexit might have done you a favour – through the rise of “Shrinkflation”, the phenomenon by which food manufacturers have been reducing […]

April 2017: Holborn Assets Reviews the new HMRC tax changes for UK

7th April 2017

Here at Holborn Assets, the new tax year in the UK (beginning April 6th) is a time to take stock. The accounting clock has started again and, with it, come four bits of good news in the area of personal taxation – as well as bad news for BTL investors in the form of mortgage […]

Top 10 Tips to Finding a Great Financial Services Provider in the world of fake news

4th April 2017

In the beginning, there was news. Then there was “breaking news”. Then “viral news”, then “trending news” – and now we have “fake news.” “Fake news” has always been with us. It’s just a term for rumours that are being presented as fact. This has always happened. But now we’ve got the internet as everybody’s […]

2017 UAE Motor Insurance Rules – New

24th March 2017

There’s all sorts of goodies that insurance companies will now have to provide to UAE motorists – but it remains a fact that new rules from the UAE Insurance Authority (IA) mean that over a third of UAE motorists are expected to pay more for their vehicle insurance this year. That’s because of a new […]

Holborn Assets Reviews the UK Care Home Sector 2017

20th March 2017

So have you got “The Big Dilemma” or “The Big Problem”? For most people, there are two giant practical issues with Long Term Care: Care Home vs. Home Care – The Big Dilemma Care Home Funding – The Big Problem This overview is intended to help you get some background before you dive in and […]

Top 7 Personal Finance Lessons Hidden in Game of Thrones

16th March 2017

Love it or loathe it, HBO blockbuster Game of Thrones (GoT) is in the headlines again with two bits of UK news: The UK actor who played Wilding Giant “Mag the Mighty”, Neil Fingleton, has died aged 36 of heart failure. With a height of 7ft 7 in (232cm), Neil was the UK’s tallest man. […]

Electronically Traded Fund Bitcoin – Denied

15th March 2017

There was great excitement in the world of cryptocurrency Bitcoin, with a big decision being made on the first attempt to launch a Bitcoin ETF (Electronically Traded Fund). The US Securities and Exchange Commission has said it will rule on the £100m bid from Winklevoss Capital by March 11th – which is this Sunday. The decision […]

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