10th April 2017

Jeremy Corbyn announced on Thursday 6th April 2017 that a Labour government would introduce charging of VAT on private school fees. The fund generated, estimated to be about £1.3 billion per year, would be used to provide free meals for all primary school pupils.

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10th March 2017

Dulwich School

It was reported in The Times* earlier this month that boarding school fees are expected to exceed £40,000 for the first time this autumn, which could put them out of reach to all but the wealthiest families.

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1st March 2017

Students with exam results

There are approximately 2,500 Independent Schools in the UK. 1,280 of these schools are members of the Independent School Council (ISC). The ISC produces an annual census. The highlights of the census reported in this article reflect the position in the 2015/2016 school year.

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20th February 2017

baby

Sending your children to private schools can give them the best possible start in life, but it doesn’t come cheap. The BBC reported * the findings of a survey where 34% indicated the attraction of smaller class sizes was a major consideration and almost a quarter said they

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17th February 2017

School

It is important to understand the costs and implications of funding private education for your children. It is a major financial decision that will shape your whole life.

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1st February 2017

Boarding School

Boarding school fees vary widely from school to school, but whichever one you choose, they represent a huge investment. Fees have trebled since 1990.*.

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20th January 2017

Bristol Grammar School

Bristol Grammar School (BGS) is applying to open a new free school in Knowle West, South Bristol for more than 1,000 pupils. This follows recent Government proposals to encourage selective schools to open non-selective schools in areas where there is demand and high levels of children from disadvantaged background.

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9th January 2017

Philip Hammond

Reduction to prevent inappropriate double tax relief Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered his first and last Autumn Statement to Parliament on Wednesday 23 November 2016.

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9th January 2017

eggs

Holding a blend of assets to help you navigate the volatility of markets One of the most effective ways to manage investment risk is to spread your money across a range of assets that, historically, have tended to perform differently in the same circumstances. This is called ‘diversification’.

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8th January 2017

Elderly couple

When you are unable to make your own decisions More than two million Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) registrations will have been filed by the end of 2016, with the number of appointments more than trebling between 2010 and 2015.

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