21 November

Château Lafon-Rochet 2009 – A Saint Estèphe Classic

On my journeys around the wine regions of Bordeaux last week, I visited the Château Lafon-Rochet estate in Saint Estèphe which can trace its origins back to the early 6th century. Saint Estèphe is the northernmost of the main communes of the Médoc and is famed for gravelly soil that helps to give its wine […]

21 November

Help to Buy Scheme and Property Investment

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The second phase of the UK Government’s Help to Buy scheme has started to be rolled out earlier this month although it only becomes active in January 2014. Although on the surface the two phases of the scheme seem similar, there are some important differences that need to be borne in mind. The original phase […]

21 November

Tax Changes for 2014-15

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The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced that the Autumn Statement will be on 5th December. Over recent years, the Autumn Statement has become an important update of Government finances and policies in the UK and provides a precursor to the Budget, which is normally delivered in March. In the last week, George Osborne is […]