End of tax year considerations

GSB tax year

Approaching the End of the UK Tax Year With the UK tax year concluding on April 5th, 2024, it’s essential to be proactive about your financial arrangements. Here are some actionable insights to help you with tax-saving and financial planning: Understanding your UK tax residence Optimising ISA contributions Pensions Utilising Capital Gains Tax (CGT) allowance […]

Three years of GSB

3 years of GSB

As we celebrate GSB’s 3rd anniversary, we reflect back on the last few years. From a humble beginning with just a handful of employees, we’ve developed into a robust team of nearly sixty fantastic individuals. What’s truly heartening is seeing each team member’s personal and professional growth. Their dedication to self-improvement and career advancement has […]

The Spring Budget

Spring Budget

The Spring Budget 2024 – What does it mean for you? Yesterday, Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP announced his financial update for the Spring Budget. Here are the key highlights: National insurance: Hunt announces a decrease in the national insurance contribution rate from 10% to 8% starting in April. Growth: Hunt predicts the economy will […]

Case Study: £25M Debt Facility GSB Private Finance

UK Property

Key Details ₤25,000,000 complex debt facility, consisting of a ₤20,000,000 residential regulated mortgage for a new purchase, alongside a ₤5,000,000 buy to let (BTL) mortgage refinance. Client Profile – UK and UAE residents. Prime residential property purchase in Central London and BTL refinance on an existing property in central London. 70% loan to value (LTV) […]

Private Banking in Dubai

Private Banking in Dubai

To realise the true value of your wealth, having the correct viewpoint is essential. Tailored Wealth Management Services Welcome to GSB Private Banking, located in Dubai, UAE and London, UK. We work closely with a carefully selected panel of Private Banks to offer a wide range of private banking services catering to our client’s diverse […]

2023, a year of surprises and lessons in numbers

Unexpected global events influenced investment strategies. As we bid farewell to 2023, we reflect on a year as unpredictable as instructive. The financial markets have always mirrored the world’s economic and political events, and 2023 was no exception.

Pathway to financial wellbeing

Time for individuals to evaluate their financial health and strategies for the upcoming year. In today’s fast-paced world, financial stress is a common concern. According to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association, 65% of Americans cite money as a significant source of stress, a figure that rises to 82% for those under 43. […]

Succession planning, a family affair

A delicate process that requires clear communication and effective planning. Transferring wealth within a family is a delicate process that requires clear communication and effective planning. Otherwise, it could lead to a potentially large tax bill and bad feelings in the family.

Time to kickstart your retirement plans?

How to get your retirement plans in motion. Retirement signifies a well-deserved achievement, a significant turning point in life. It should be a period of anticipation and joy, an opportunity to indulge in activities that bring happiness and contentment. Currently, retirement is marked by increased flexibility in accessing your pension savings. While this offers many […]

Financial road map for 2024

How to devise a robust plan for wealth accumulation and protection. Understanding your financial situation is crucial to achieving both short-term and long-term objectives. With a detailed insight into your finances, you can maximise your assets and devise a robust plan for wealth accumulation and protection.

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