WE NOW ADVERTISE REGULARLY ON RADIO CAROLINE

Those of a certain age, and some a little younger, will have fond memories of the UK’s original “pirate” radio station Radio Caroline. As a long time supporter of the station, Paul Hipkiss Independent Financial Advisers now regularly advertise on the station which continues to this day.Radio Caroline can be heard on the internet at […]

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OFFICE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE – NORMAL SERVICE CONTINUES

For the foreseeable future the business is being run from home and will maintain the usual level of client contact and availability. Advice and consultations are available by video, phone, or e-mail. To make contact, please send an e-mail to paul@paulhipkiss.co.uk or leave a message on the usual office phone number of 01884 254726 to […]

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Woodford Fund Management To Close

The management at Woodford have announced that they are to close the business with immediate effect. In consequence, management of the funds run by them is being taken over by new managers.In consequence, it has been decided that the Woodford Equity Income Fund will liquidate the investments held, and the cash value returned to investors. […]

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The Effect of Brexit

The question most asked by clients during annual reviews is “what effect will Brexit have on my investments?”Stock market performance generally reflects the known knowns. In other words it knows the possible outcomes and has valued shares accordingly. It is the known unknowns that cause problems – hard, soft, delayed or no Brexit!Once the known […]

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The Problems At Woodford Fund Managers

Neil Woodford’s Equity Income Fund has suspended encashments and additional investments for an as yet unknown period. This follows a period of underperformance by the manager that led to many investors withdrawing their investments.In order to allow for an orderly disposal of investments to meet redemptions, rather than being a distressed seller, the fund has […]

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Pension Freedoms

The new pension freedoms that were introduced in April 2015 have transformed the attraction of saving through pension plans, and introduced significant benefits and flexibility for those approaching retirement.In consequence, we have received a large number of enquiries for help and guidance.  In particular, we have arranged flexible draw down plans for a number of […]

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Invesco Perpetual Fund Manager Leaves

Neil Woodford has decided to leave the company in April next year. He manages the large and hugely successful Perpetual Income and High Income Funds. Neil has been a highly successful fund manager, an industry legend, and has been at Invesco Perpetual for most of his working life. His ability to earn his investors consistently […]

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