Your Wealth Summer 2017

What Will Baby-Boomers Do With Their Wealth?

Although it has been suggested many grandparents are spending the kids inheritance, research shows that they are much more likely to be focused on passing money on to the next generation. Indeed, fears have been voiced that they are often putting the needs of other family members before their own entitlement to a financially-secure retirement.

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Property Market Review July 2017

Blackstone closes £500m deal to grab majority stake in The Office Group

Blackstone, one of the largest private equity houses, who currently manage over €140bn of real estate assets globally, has acquired a majority holding in temporary workspace business The Office Group (TOG), itself a privately-owned company and landlord to several major corporations.

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Economic Review July 2017

Positive UK Economic Growth in Q2

According to initial estimates from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), in the second quarter of 2017 the UK economy continued to grow. They calculate that the UK saw growth of 0.3% in the three month period ending 30 June, an improvement from the Q1 figure of 0.2%.However, the ONS did caution of a ‘notable slowdown’ since last year, where in the final quarter of 2016, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 0.7%.

 

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