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Monthly Update GBP Vs USD November 2020

by Richard Taylor on Oct 30, 2020


Richard catches up with Mark Ridley, co-founder & Managing Director of GreenShootsFX to take a quick look at the current state of GBP vs USD and review what's on the immediate horizon. GreenShootsFX are a corporate FX payments specialist focused on driving down margins and offering a more efficient way of moving funds internationally.

e: mark.ridley@greenshootsfx.com

t: 855-GSFX-PMT

w: www.GreenShootsFX.com

UK Pension Age Rises to 57

by Thomas Quinn on Oct 3, 2020

UK Pensions

Est. Reading time 2 min

The UK government have announced the minimum pension age is to rise from 55 to 57. 

The new legislation has been discussed since 2014 when the idea was tabled leaving many in the industry wondering if or when this will come back around. Last month however, this was confirmed in a parliamentary meeting, citing the new rules will start in 2028 and that these rules are 'reflecting trends in longevity and encouraging individuals to remain in work, while also helping to ensure pension savings provide for later life.

Monthly Update: GBP Vs USD October 2020

by Richard Taylor on Sep 24, 2020

Richard catches up with Mark Ridley, co-founder & Managing Director of GreenShootsFX to take a quick look at the current state of GBP vs USD and review what's on the immediate horizon.

GreenShootsFX are a corporate FX payments specialist focused on driving down margins and offering a more efficient way of moving funds internationally.

e: mark.ridley@greenshootsfx.com

t: 855-GSFX-PMT

w: www.GreenShootsFX.com

The Brexit Update

by Thomas Quinn on Sep 11, 2020

British expats; financial planning; lifestyle financial planning, British Expats

4 min read

With 112 days until the end of the Brexit transition period and 34 days until the EU summit, where the deal is supposed to be approved, the clock is certainly ticking! The end of the 8th round of negotiations have been thrown into minor chaos this week with the Internal Market Bill being announced Wednesday. The EU frustrations are clear with Michel Barnier stating a deal ‘seems unlikely’ whilst David Frost (Britain’s Chief Negotiator) sees a deal as still possible.

GBP Vs USD

by Richard Taylor on Jul 17, 2020

The Economy Stock Markets & Investing, Financial Planning

Currency, and more specifically GBP Vs USD, is a big topic for our clients. The days of 2:1 (GBP:USD) look a distant memory and following the Brexit decision the majority of people we speak to have a reluctance to move money to USD. Here Richard discusses the currency pairing broadly and the factors affecting the relative GBP weakness and USD strength. We cannot predict the future but here's our interpretation of the pairing and whether this is the new normal?