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24 Mar 2022
UK Government Spring Statement 2022

UK Government Spring Statement 2022

Just before Christmas, the Chancellor asked the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) to produce an economic and fiscal forecast for 23 March.  The timing and brief nature of the accompanying Treasury announcement reflected Mr Sunak’s wish to keep the Spring Statement a low-profile event. This was not meant to be a March mini-Budget, despite what…

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9 Mar 2022
War in Ukraine

War in Ukraine

The humanitarian crisis unfolding in Ukraine following Putin’s scarcely believable attack is, quite rightly, front and centre of everyone’s thoughts. It is impossible to know what the outcome will be, with a range from something that does not bear contemplation to a Russian retreat and positive regime change. With uncertainty abounding, it is only right…

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22 Dec 2021
Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

From all of us here at Thorntons Investments, we would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. We wish you and your loved ones a very safe & happy festive period. Thank you for your continued support over the past year, and we look forward to working with you in 2022.

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28 Oct 2021
UK Government Autumn Budget 2021

UK Government Autumn Budget 2021

The first autumn Budget for three years was a three-part presentation.  The Chancellor’s well-trailed speech was accompanied by the first multi-year Spending Review since 2015 and the latest Economic and Fiscal Outlook (EFO) from the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR). Mr Sunak’s previous two Budgets had been dominated by the pandemic, which has wreaked havoc…

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4 Mar 2021
UK Government Budget 2021

UK Government Budget 2021

On some counts this Budget was Rishi Sunak’s 15th major announcement since his first Budget, just under a year ago.  During this period, the pandemic has dominated the Chancellor’s actions and this was true of his latest Budget.  To no small degree the framework for Mr Sunak’s latest appearance at the despatch box had been…

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8 Jan 2021
Urgent Notification – Potential Fraudulent Email Correspondence

Urgent Notification – Potential Fraudulent Email Correspondence

We have recently become aware of an attempted fraud being perpetrated against one of our clients. Fortunately, it was brought to our attention quickly and there was no impact to our client.   However, please be aware of any email correspondence coming from anyone claiming to be an employee of Thorntons Investments contacting you with an…

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4 Jan 2021

Condolences

It is with deep and profound regret we must announce the death of our dear friend and colleague, Jeremy Dufton. Jeremy passed away during the afternoon of 1st January 2021 after a period of ill health. He leaves his dear wife Dawn, his beloved son Adam and step son James . Jeremy joined Thorntons Investments…

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12 Mar 2020
UK Government Budget 2020

UK Government Budget 2020

Rarely have we seen a Budget delivered against such a dramatic existential threat to the global economy.  The fact that the Coronavirus will have a major impact on the major economies of the world is not in dispute.  The extent of that impact on the UK economy is a significant judgment call for a Chancellor…

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