Investments & Savings

Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers is uniquely placed because of our ability to integrate investment, debt, risk and tax advice into a seamless financial strategy. 

Making the right financial decisions is now more important than ever. But this is not easily achieved without the right expert and ongoing advice.

At Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers our main aim is to ensure the money you have works harder for you - to maximise your investments and provide the security and income you require now and in the future.

Whether you are an experienced investor or, as yet, thinking about creating a portfolio, we can guide you to the most appropriate types of investments, taking into account your tax, income and growth requirements.

Our experienced team will help you take advantage of a range of options. Contact us today to book a free initial appointment.

Latest News

Loyalty Bonuses Taxable, Rules Upper Tribunal

Investors using the popular online financial investment platform Hargreaves Lansdown (HL) may not have heard that the 'loyalty bonuses' they receive from HL have been deemed by the Upper Tribunal (UT) to be taxable income in the hands of the recipients and...

Facing a Tax Investigation? Don't Bury Your Head in the Sand!

If you are facing an investigation by the tax authorities, your very first step should be to seek professional advice. One taxpayer who sadly chose not to take that course, instead burying his head in the sand, narrowly escaped a six-figure back-tax bill. ...

HMRC Miss Tax Avoidance Target By Raising Assessments Too Late

When HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) find out that tax has been under-declared, the response is normally to raise a 'discovery assessment' to collect the tax due. This is usually the result of a period of investigation, and penalties and interest are also...

Raising Cash on the Security of Your Home? Always See a Lawyer First

Many vulnerable people who fall into debt are tempted to raise cash on the security of their homes. However, a case in which an elderly couple came within an ace of losing the roof over their heads stands as a warning to all that such arrangements should...

Stamp Duty Land Tax Dodge Backfires

When a couple wished to avoid paying Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on the purchase of a property, they hit on what looked to them like a great idea. Instead of buying the property outright, they paid for it in two stages…a deposit, plus the purchase of...