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August 17, 2018

BLOG – Pensions and Gender Equality

It is no secret that women seem to draw the short straw when it comes to retirement provision. Women are more likely to have taken career breaks to care for children, historically (and perhaps currently) women earn less than men, even for comparable jobs, meaning they are likely to be able to save less. Also, […]

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August 10, 2018

BLOG – Proactive vs Reactive

Preparation is something I personally struggle with in some aspects as organisation is a skill I’m not particularly adept at. Which got me thinking recently that life can often be divided into 2 ways you prepare: Proactively you’re preparing for the uncertainties ahead and in theory it should make navigating unfamiliar and scary territory more […]

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August 3, 2018

BLOG – A New Chapter

In life it is so important that you enjoy where you work because if you don’t, it can have a very detrimental effect on your life and those around you. I joined Thompson & Richardson one month ago, very excited to be joining such an established, successful company that want the best for not only […]

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July 20, 2018

BLOG – Estate Planning

My week has been spent mostly dealing with estate planning for clients. Trying to reduce the inheritance tax liability on death is one thing but also making sure everyone has up to date wills and powers of attorney in place is also important. With the increase of blended families through later life marriage or re-marriage, […]

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July 18, 2018

Superheroes Meet The World Of Financial Services!

The T&R staff have truly gotten behind the superhero dress down day. We’ve got everyone’s favourite from Batgirl to Supergirl and Wonder Woman. We even have England’s very own hero of the world cup, our manager Gareth Southgate. Who would of thought, the three lions would make it through to the semi-final. Also making an […]

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July 16, 2018

BLOG – LIVES Superhero Week

Thompson & Richardson are proud to be helping raise money this week for LIVES, on Wednesday we shall be donning on our capes to join in with the superhero dress down. LIVES is a charity that is close to so many people hearts for all different reasons. This is the case for one of our […]

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July 13, 2018

BLOG – Buying Time

What a busy week! My 6-year old son has a social calendar that would put Paris Hilton in the shade. A playdate on Monday, Beavers on Tuesday, After school Rounders club on Wednesday and the school disco on Thursday.  My social life? Brief chats to other parents whilst ferrying son around to said activities!  All […]

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July 6, 2018

BLOG – Football’s Coming Home!

‘Jules Rimet still gleaming, 30 years of hurt, never stopped me dreaming.’ – It’s very had not to get swept up in the feel-good Euphoria of the national football team and the momentum that Gareth Southgate, Harry Kane and co are instilling across the country – even for a seasoned rugby player/supporter such as myself. […]

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July 3, 2018

March For Men

Martin, family and friends, took part in the March for Men on the 30th June to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK, a charity that is very close to their hearts. All 15 of the team completed the full 10k walk and so far have raised over £850 with still more donations to be received, […]

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June 29, 2018

BLOG – Steve Prepares For The 10k

Looking forward to the 10k on Sunday! I’ve done the training and I’m ready. It’s a far cry from the cancellation caused by the snow in March as we’re expecting temperatures of 25 degrees! I suppose I’ve enjoyed the training plan as it’s been a bit like trying to put Financial Plans: what targets are […]

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