The past year was a very interesting time for financial markets and the relevant participants. Portfolio Managers and Financial Advisors have continually asked the prevailing question of the stock market “correction” while clients praise the returns of their investment portfolio. In actual fact, there has been such a large mismatch between our local economy and the stock market that if the above questions
We have recently been assisting clients in moving their British Pension to QROPS. QROPS stands for Qualifying Recognised Offshore Pension Scheme. A QROPS is an HMRC approved offshore pension scheme available to members of a British pension scheme who no longer live in the UK. The two major benefits of using a QROPS are: 1. Capital is protected from pension schemes being wound up due to being underfunded One in three
Planning for a financially secure retirement is hard enough, but life often bowls a curve ball. The company retirement fund and group life policy is the best way a company can help.
By Jeremy Hawson, GCI Employee Benefits Divisional Manager
Participation in a group life scheme and retirement fund remains one of the most valuable employee benefits a company can offer, but they’re often... more»
"Good morning Alex, It takes a Special person to look after the interests of others. The ability to move funds and portfolios quicker than the rest was the selling point for me. Thank you for your wonderful work...."
"My husband passed away on the 15th July 2014 due to a massive heart attack. At that time I was unaware but was recently informed that it was members of the GCI Team that played a major role in helping..."
"Dear Mr Conway, I have been dealing with you for six years now and thought I would send a brief letter to you to express my appreciation for the service I receive. I have found GCI standard of service beyond..."
"My husband, Adrian Wright who was a Director of GCI (in Sedgefield, Western Cape), died very suddenly after a short illness in January 2009. Although I was fundamentally aware of our financial position, I was totally ignorant of tax implications,..."
"Dear Alex, It must be about 3 years since I decided to merge my business with GCI Wealth Group. I had spent many years building up my client base and have always operated on the basis of offering my valued..."