Tim Orton: Filling clients' end-of-tax-year knowledge gap

Three-quarters of people underestimate ISA allowance

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New research from Aviva suggests UK consumers have not kept up with the changing financial landscape of tax allowances - a personal finance 'knowledge gap' advisers can play a crucial role in filling, says Tim Orton

As this year's tax year-end countdown continues, it is worth taking stock to consider how different the world looked a mere 12 months ago, when the UK was still broadly committed to the European Union and sterling was relatively strong. It has certainly been all change - we have a new Chancellor, a new Prime Minister and an independent and unpredictable new US president. Anyone expecting that these events, coupled with significant shifts in geopolitics, will have little impact on financial markets is likely to be disappointed. As such, it is little surprise the economic outlook for 20...

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