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5 ideas to keep the kids occupied if you’re self–isolating

Keeping children entertained can be difficult at the best of times. Keeping them occupied when confined at home, with strict restrictions, may seem nigh on impossible. But here are a few ideas we hope might help to fill some of the days: An obstacle race The Tokyo Olympics may have been cancelled for this year …

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UK Mortgage Market

Is the UK mortgage market still open for business?

You may be wondering what the current situation is with the mortgage market. Have providers stopped lending altogether? Are all new mortgage deals off? It’s true that some providers have withdrawn their higher loan to value (LTV) mortgage products. Nationwide, Santander and Skipton Building Society have recently announced that they’re only going to be offering …

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Video Conferencing

Technology bringing the generations together

One positive outcome of the crisis has been the way technology is helping us to stay in touch with each other, especially across the generations. Various apps are playing a vital role in keeping us entertained in lieu of all the social events and sporting activities being cancelled. As staying in becomes the new going …

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April Market Commentary 2020

April Market Commentary

Introduction In March, the coronavirus outbreak seemed to steal all the headlines, giving us almost hourly updates as it transformed our lives, and made the word ‘unprecedented’ feel like an understatement. Inevitably, there has been a serious impact on world stock markets, which have suffered their worst quarter since 1987. The figures that follow will …

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