Pension consolidation – the arguments for and against

Pension consolidation – the arguments for and against

Modern life can be complicated. We ‘suffer’ from an overflowing abundance of all kinds of things. And it’s not just about a cupboard full of 3-for-2 vitamins or mismatched socks. We’re talking about something much more important – pensions. The...
Splashing out for Cumbrian causes

Splashing out for Cumbrian causes

It was a cold and wet start to the year for the team at Cumbria Community Foundation who have so far raised more than £4,500 for charitable causes right across the county. Staff and trustees kick-started a year-long fundraising campaign to celebrate the charity’s 20th...
Sue’s Family Business Column – In Cumbria Magazine

Sue’s Family Business Column – In Cumbria Magazine

If you’ve not already got a copy of January’s In-Cumbria Magazine, don’t despair. We have Sue’s ‘Family Business’ column right here. In her new, fuller column, Sue will be sharing her insight and advice for family run businesses. ...
Western Pension Solutions further strengthens team

Western Pension Solutions further strengthens team

Network partner, Western Pension Solutions (WPS), the specialist pensions consultancy that provides strategic and practical advice to family businesses, has announced the appointment of Margaret de Valois as Director to grow the business in the South West and North...
Beware the retirement planning pitfalls

Beware the retirement planning pitfalls

We recently published an insightful blog on the golden rules of retirement planning from Family Business Network partner, Seven Investment Management. This follow-up blog explores the three pitfalls in retirement planning and proves an interesting read, particularly...