Spring 2018 Bulletin

Please click here to access our Spring Bulletin.

The highlights of this Bulletin include:

  • New focus on Inheritance Tax
  • Buy-to-Let Tax Reliefs
  • Lifetime allowance increases
  • Lasting power of attorney
  • The new tax year begins
  • Turbulent stock markets
  • State pension age going up
  • Relevant life policies explained
  • Rising auto-enrolment contributions.

We hope you find it useful and interesting.

If you have any questions about the contents of this bulletin or how any aspects of your tax and financial planning may be affected by recent changes, please get in touch with us to discuss them.

The information regarding taxation is based on our understanding of law, HM Revenue & Customs practice and current legislation, which may be altered and depends on the individual financial circumstances of the investor. The value of investments may fall as well as rise.


We have been recommending our clients to Highwood for over ten years. Michael Gould and his team have continually exceeded their expectations. Highwood is our preferred recommendation for all our clients’ financial services needs.

Howard Rissen
Partner, Business Orchard

As soon as we met Michael Gould of Highwood we felt confident that we could trust him as a financial adviser. He gives us sound advice; we receive excellent service from his team and we have been delighted with the performance of our portfolio. We have recommended Highwood to our family, friends and clients, all of whom are equally pleased.

Michelle and Jeremy Fisher