A potential new client asked me this afternoon why he needed me. Well, perhaps this short clip will answer his question and maybe yours….
It’s a lot of money, isn’t it? But that is how much someone earning £30,000 a year pays in taxes over their lifetime. And for higher earners the amounts are even bigger.
Of course we all have to pay our fair share of taxes. But there is no reason why you should pay more than your fair share, is there???
One thing I have found recently is clients discussing the need for change with me but when it comes to actually making the hard decisions, they bottle out and waste the work done and money spent up to that point
Now that the Tax madness which seems to accompany every January has abated, it is time to look at what happens when the other certainty in life gets us. Taxes get us regularly, but the other, Death, fortunately only gets us once.
The statement of our last wishes, and how we would like our earthly property to be distributed, is known as a “Last Will and Testament”, or Will for short.
This topic has been mentioned quite regularly on recent editions of Breakfast Television and of course highlighted every day by the BBC program Heir Hunters
Now that Oxford has done all it can for Chris, what hope is there for the 2009 graduates? The recession is still holding recruitment to minimal levels. By the time things pick up there will be a new batch of graduates coming through next year. The 2009 graduates are in danger of becoming the forgotten year. Such a shame as Chris and his peers are a group of seriously talented young minds and I can’t bear the thought that they are going to be let down by the government.
I know I said my next free offering for the readers of this blog would be a time management report. However, when I started writing it another theme came to mind and forced it’s way to the fore. So… the report I have written is about planning and it is available to download here for everyone, please click and grab a copy.
I am in a priviliged position in the work I do. I come across people at all stages of their business lives and so have a good awareness of which people will succeed, or not. I am surprised regularly by people about to start a business. When we sit down to discuss their plans, I find out they don’t have …