The Budget 2021

As I begin writing this, the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has just taken his seat again after delivering his budget statement. Although he has looked forward to a time when coronavirus restrictions will be lifted, he is also clearly planning for a few more...

Moving out of lockdown

As I write this, there is a definite feel of spring in the air, with the sun shining and daffodils popping up everywhere. That would normally be enough for me to feel a bit more optimistic about the months ahead but this year, there are even more reasons to feel...

Happy New Year

This is our first blog post of 2021 so first of all, we’d like to wish everyone a happy new year. It’s been a tricky start to the year with us all going into lockdown again, many businesses being forced to close and children back to being home-schooled. Let’s hope the...

Looking back on 2020

Every year, our December blog is a look back on the year but for 2020, it’s hard to know where to start. We don’t think we’ll ever forget this one. The year started off quite normally really, but it wasn’t long before news stories about the virus started to become...

An Autumn of Big Changes

We’ve reached the end of October and I think many of us were hoping things would be getting a bit more back to normal by now. But in fact, it feels like things are changing more quickly and dramatically than they did in the spring as the full impact of the pandemic is...