We realise these are uncertain times for all so we’ve put together some factsheets to provide you with some financial guidance during the coronavirus pandemic. Our independent financial advisers are still available to speak with should you have any questions or need advice on your financial plans and goals.

Income protection insurance

Income protection insurance may never have been as important as right now. How would you pay the bills if you were sick or injured and couldn’t work? There is a growing unease about the economic fallout of coronavirus (COVID-19), with many businesses laying off contractors and putting staff on extended leave, as well as natural worries about contacting the disease.

Download our ‘income protection insurance’ factsheet here

Applying for a three month mortgage payment holiday

Applying for a three month mortgage payment holiday could help to ease some of the stress borrowers may be facing during the pandemic outbreak. Mortgage borrowers that have been adversely affected financially by coronavirus (COVID-19) may want to consider requesting to take a mortgage payment holiday on their residential or buy-to-let mortgage for up to three months to help their financial situation.

Download our ‘Applying for a three-month mortgage payment holiday’ factsheet here

Self-employment Income Support Scheme

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, unveiled unprecedented government aid for the self-employed via the Self-employment Income Support Scheme. There are around five million people who are self-employed and freelance across the UK, and many will be relieved to hear that financial support is on the way to help those impacted by coronavirus.

Download our ‘Self-employment Income Support Scheme’ factsheet here

Coronavirus investment scams

There are currently a lot of coronavirus investment scams out there; if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Fraudsters are getting more sophisticated, particularly with investment scams. They can be articulate and financially knowledgeable, with credible websites, testimonials and materials that are hard to distinguish from the real thing.

Download our ‘Coronavirus investment scams’ factsheet here

Protecting renters affected by coronavirus

The Government has introduced measures for protecting renters affected by coronavirus. No rent in either social or private accommodation will be forced out of their home. This radical package of measures protects renters and landlords.

Download our ‘Protecting renters affected by coronavirus’ factsheet here

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