17th March 2018
St Patrick’s Day celebrations are all about the Shamrock and 4-leaf clover - the luckiest of Irish charms. Many of us have secret (or not so secret) superstitions and good luck charms!
8th March 2018
On March 8th we will be celebrating the International Women's Day. Here at Holborn the focus never strays far from women’s finances. And rightly so.
24th November 2017
Back in 2016 we saw the so-called “Panama Leaks.” For the second time in eighteen months, offshore tax havens have been in the public eye – this time with “the Paradise Papers.”
14th September 2017
Australians living in the UAE, UK or elsewhere may need to be on their toes following recent budget details that could see them taxed as foreigners when selling their residences back home.
10th September 2017
We love being expats in Dubai - but it is Bahrain that ranked as the top expat place in the world to live and work. The UAE was ranked 26th globally behind countries such as Sweden and Cambodia.
6th August 2017
The financial regulator seeks to reduce the detrimental impact of high-cost loan products, including payday loans, cash advances on salaries and current account overdrafts.
15th May 2017
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.
The Malware Monday virus exploits a weakness in Microsoft Windows which Microsoft patched in a March 2017 security update. More than 200,000 victims across 150 countries have been hit.
1st May 2017
In the UK, a Bank Holiday means a national holiday for everybody. How did Bank Holidays come about in the UK? And how do they match up as national holidays with the rest of the world?
26th April 2017
An antidote to “fake news” was earlier this year proposed by a professor from Cambridge University. But fake news continues to be news in itself.
19th April 2017
There is a new fangled diet this summer - the Brexit Diet.
4th April 2017
Fake news has always been with us. It’s just a term for rumours that are being presented as fact. This has always happened.
28th March 2017
The controversial new UK £1 coin comes into circulation today (March 28th 2017).
24th March 2017
Many service advantages are offered to the motorist, but comes with a new financial burden.
20th February 2017
Although the Dodd-Frank Act is domestic US legislation, the impact of any changes is likely to be far-reaching.
22nd January 2017
2016 was the Year of the Reaper as far as celebrities were concerned. We lost hosts of actors, musicians and artists at the top of their game. Here is what we can learn from 2016.
22nd September 2016
Wherever in the world South Africans may find themselves on September 24, they will probably take a moment at least to acknowledge Heritage Day.