Latest News with Holborn Assets tag

Holborn Assets Five “far-out” Investment Assets

24th May 2017

As a private investor, you can put your portfolio together how you want. We do not, here at Holborn Assets, recommend that you take an adventurous approach to investment; you can still gain exposure to high yield investment returns in a safe manner – just leave adventuring out of it! Investment is about playing it […]

Holborn Assets- 10 Tips To Ace Travel Insurance In 2017

22nd May 2017

Nearly one in five Brits go on holiday without travel insurance. Wow! Why risk getting stranded without medical cover in a country when you are desperately ill and you can’t even speak the language? It doesn’t even bear thinking about. The best thing about travel insurance is that, in the UK at least, it is […]

New Tax Year Investment Insight From Holborn Assets

16th May 2017

The beginning of the UK tax year brings personal finances into focus for all of us – as well as a changing cost landscape, with UK inflation rising in February 2017 to a Consumer Price Index high of 2.3% since 2013. Although prices are rising and set for Brexit uncertainty, the Bank of England is, […]

Holborn Assets Scam Watch: Latest UK identity fraud figures highest ever

15th May 2017

Identity fraud in the UK is at its highest level ever, according to figures from leading UK fraud prevention service Cifas. 172,919 cases of identity fraud were recorded in the UK in 2016. That’s just a small rise on the 169,592 cases recorded in 2015. And, for 2016, that’s 473 cases of identity fraud recorded […]

Holborn Assets News – Warning! It’s Malware Monday for Microsoft users!

15th May 2017

Since Friday, more than 200,000 victims across 150 countries have been hit by the “WannaCry” computer virus attack that freezes computer files and demands a ransom payment. And Europol Director Rob Wainwright said, “ … I am worried about how the numbers will continue to grow when people go to work and turn their machines […]

Holborn Assets Tips – 5 Tips To Ace International Relocation

4th May 2017

International relocation – if you are an expat, you will have already moved your home half-way around the world. You made it happen; you know the pitfalls. But if you are a “newbie” planning to be an expat in the near future, here are 5 tips to stay in control of probably the biggest house-move […]

Microsoft designed a computer font specially for Dubai

3rd May 2017

Dubai is the first city to be honoured with its very own font from computer giant Microsoft. On Sunday 31st April, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed launched the “Dubai” typeface as a “a very important step for us [Dubai] as part of our continuous efforts to be ranked first in the digital world.” Sheik Hamdan added […]

Why do we have Bank Holidays?

1st May 2017

Today May 1st is one of two Bank Holidays in the UK which fall in May, with Brits looking forward to another day off work on May 29th. How did Bank Holidays come about in the UK? And how do they match up as national holidays with the rest of the world? Which country is […]

Holborn Assets Scam Watch – April 2017

24th April 2017

Holborn Assets Scam Watch – a look at what scams are out there in the world of personal finance and beyond, and how to stay safe. Would you be fooled by a pension scam? In research commissioned by the UK’s Citizens Advice Bureau in 2016, it was found that three-quarters of us are confident that […]

Holborn Assets News – Don’t forget St George’s Day 2017

23rd April 2017

What is St George’s Day? St George’s Day is England’s national day celebrated on April 23rd every year. Who celebrates St George’s Day? In the UK, the focus for St George’s Day celebrations (if anywhere) is the pub. Most Brits might say that they are proud of St George, but generally Brits do not use […]

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