Financial Services

Notice re Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

Our team are all still working and continuing to look after all our clients financial and legal matters and take new instructions, or simply just give advice. The safety of our clients and staff is important to us. Whilst we're not holding face to face meetings at the present time and are following Government guidelines, we are here for all our clients via telephone and email and offering meetings and appointments in a 'virtual' way to suit your needs - although our physical office doors are now shut, our virtual offices are open for you.

Advice For You

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Our team of seasoned Independent Financial Advisers (IFAs) are dedicated to providing private individuals and businesses with unbiased financial advice, strategies and wealth management, whether you are looking forward to retirement or to long-term growth.

What We Offer

Our highly experienced team will look at your individual circumstances and provide tailored advice. This advice is personal to you taking into account your unique financial needs and goals for the future - a bespoke service with invaluable ongoing support.

As Independent Financial Advisers we are the only type of adviser that can select from all the products available in the market.

Our Approach

Our Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulated team is founded on long standing relationships dedicated to helping both private individuals and businesses in the UK and internationally take control of their financial future.

We specialise in providing help and full range of advice including: wealth management, saving and investing, retirement and long term care planning, insurance services, tax planning, and personal pensions.

But, we believe advice is only part of the planning picture, management is another. If you need it, we will provide ongoing support to help you keep on top of important dates, events and changing circumstances.

As Financial Advisers we are totally independent and do work with a number of providers to maximise the best options for our clients. Canada Life are one such firm and this video shows just how important planning can be and how the services of a good financial adviser really do make your money work for you. Check this out

A Free Initial Appointment

Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers offer a free initial meeting where you can discuss your options with an experienced financial adviser.

For further information or advice, please contact Richard Eastwood using the details above.

Latest News

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Tax Return Blunder Has Dire Consequences for Public-Spirited Charity Donor

Making a mistake on your tax return can have extremely serious consequences and that is why it is always wise to take professional advice. In a striking case on point, the High Court declined to come to the aid of a public-spirited businessman who donated...

Ignorance of the Law Is No Defence - Or Is It? Child Benefit Tax Ruling

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) must publicise changes in the tax regime and taxpayers are not obliged to go rooting around its website in an attempt to keep up to date. The First-tier Tribunal (FTT) made that point in finding that a father had a reasonable...

Court of Appeal Sanctions 'Informal' Tax Investigations in Landmark Case

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) operate within the constraints of their statutory powers, but their ability to conduct 'informal' enquiries into taxpayers' affairs, without limit of time, has been upheld by the Court of Appeal in a landmark ruling . The case...