Shell cuts 10,000 jobs after fall in profits

Shell has confirmed it is slashing 10,000 jobs as figures reveal its steepest fall in annual profits for 13 years. The energy giant made $1.8bn (£1.23bn) profit for the fourth quarter of 2015, down from $3.3bn for the same period the previous year. Total earnings for 2015 were $3.8bn, compared with $19bn in 2014. Two … More Shell cuts 10,000 jobs after fall in profits

6 Reasons to Start Saving for your Children’s Future… Yesterday

Children are expensive. This is an obvious fact. From birthday parties to extra circular activities, reaching for your wallet becomes almost second nature and The bank of Mum and Dad becomes one of your most repeated phrases. But sweet 16th’s aside, the importance of putting money away for your kids future is now more important … More 6 Reasons to Start Saving for your Children’s Future… Yesterday

More ECB stimulus possible, says Draghi

The President of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, has not ruled out the prospect of further ECB stimulus,deVere Group reports. Stating that the bank will have to “review and possibly reconsider” monetary policy during its next meeting in March, Draghi also confirmed that the bank’s benchmark rate remained unchanged at 0.05%. The overnight deposit … More More ECB stimulus possible, says Draghi

Pension or Porsche?

For the majority of clients that I speak to, planning for their own retirement is pretty much at the bottom of the list; behind buying that sports car they’ve always wanted and that dream trip to the Maldives.  And who can blame them? retirement for some is 20+ years away for some of my clients, … More Pension or Porsche?