18th January 2018

Private School

It was reported in the Daily Mail this week that private school fees have trebled, in real terms, over the past 30 years, but parents are undeterred.

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7th June 2017

Monmouth School

Of the approximate 2,500 Independent Schools in the UK, 1,301 are members of the Independent School Council (ISC), which is a record number. Each year the ISC produces a census. Here are some highlights for the 2016/2017 school year.

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9th May 2017

Salary Sacrifice

Many organisations offer salary sacrifice schemes. A salary sacrifice scheme is a contractual arrangement under which an employee accepts reduced gross pay in return for their employer providing a specific non-cash benefit.

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5th May 2017

Foreign currency

Offshore bonds are single premium life insurance policies. The bond is an investment portfolio structured in a way to combine a life insurance policy and a portfolio to create a wrapper through which investors can buy, manage and sell their assets. They provide an environment for assets to grow with little or no tax.

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20th April 2017

Hanford School

School fees payments may start at an affordable level, but often the ability to sustain these fees from income becomes difficult to maintain when additional children start school and perhaps only one parent’s income is being utilised.

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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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12th November 2016

morning tea

Britons would rather vacuum than review their pensions Why should you start planning for your future now? Retirement might seem like a long way off, but the sooner you plan for it financially, the less you are likely to have to put aside. Planning for your financial future early in your working life will allow […]

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