2015

Well thats it for another year! There was some other posts we would like to have got out but they can wait until 2016. We would like to say thank you to all of our wonderful clients and partners for a great year here at Murphy Wealth. Continuing with the tradition we started last year w...

May of our clients are business owners these days so I asked Donald Boyd of Campbell Dallas if he would be kind enough to put together some guidance for those who may be thinking about exiting their business, take it away Donald. At Campbell Dallas, we get asked time and time again by bus...

As I mentioned in last weeks post we decided to break down the Autumn Statement into bite sized videos covering some of the key areas that will affect you. Instead of me staring down the camera and making you feel uncomfortable while I speak, I have put together a short presentation conta...

In case you didn’t know The Autumn Statement was last week, delivered in his own inimitable style by by the Chancellor George Osborne. Once upon a time the Autumn Statement only dealt with the country’s economic position and strategies’ to improve it…….and it was called the “Pre Budget Re...

Following on from my post Thinking Differently About Investment Risk I wanted to expand on the theme a bit further. Let me preface this by saying I am not suggesting everyone should invest in alternative investments, but it should give you some food for thought. Growth Potential Tax Reli...

Following along the theme of communication from my last post we have an event you might be interested in. This is the first in a series we will be hosting throughout the winter. Don’t worry its is not going to be some Financial Services heavy trudge through Powerpoint. The evenings will...

It is not often I find myself reading about investment risk and thinking “this is really interesting” but it happened this morning on the train. Paul Resnik Co-Founder of investment risk profiling company Finametrica, has written a thought provoking piece that challenges a long held belie...

Adrian has asked me to write a wee blog for him this week, probably because he has run out of ideas this week. Just to introduce myself, I am Ciaran and I’m currently at the tail end of a summer internship with Murphy Wealth. I am just about to start my fourth year at Glasgow Caledonian Un...

Giving a presentation recently I wanted to highlight the issue of the changes to the dividend tax regime, which seems to have slipped under the radar of a lot of people. Maybe because there has been plenty going on in the wider world with everything from car manufacturers fiddling the num...