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The Week in Review Monday 28th September

Last week began with the government’s most senior science and medical advisers issuing a stark warning about the rise in coronavirus cases witnessed over recent weeks. At a Downing Street data briefing, Sir Patrick Vallance and Professor Chris Whitty said that, without any further action, the UK could “end up with something like 50,000 cases […]

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The Week in Review Monday 21st September 2020

All over the country, people have been struggling to get tested for coronavirus, with appointments paused and the system under immense pressure as demand spikes. Some people in need of a test have reported being directed to sites located hundreds of miles from their homes. Data shows that just a third of tests conducted in […]

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The Week in Review Monday 14th September

With the number of coronavirus cases rising across the UK, the Prime Minister was back on the Downing Street podium last Wednesday to announce new measures. As we enter the autumn, with the country at a critical moment and the average rate of new infection four times higher than in mid-July, the governemnt announced the introduction […]

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The Week in Review Monday 7th September

Millions of children in England and Wales returned to school last week. For many, it was the first time in attendance since March, due to the disruption caused by the pandemic. Pupils started adjusting to life in a class or year group bubble, with a raft of precautionary measures in place, such as one-way entrance […]

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We’re in the press!

Articles written by our Chartered Financial Planners Ginnette Kennedy and Paul Matthews were included in the advertisement features recently distributed with the Evening Standard and Sunday Telegraph.

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DGS COVID-19 Business Continuity Update

Following on from our previous communication, with regards to the situation with Coronavirus and the contingency plans we were putting in place to meet our clients’ needs, we wanted to write to give you a further update.

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DGS COVID-19 Coronavirus Update 13th March 2020

Given the current situation with Coronavirus, we wanted to let you know that we’re closely monitoring developments and have plans in place to mitigate any potential disruption to our service.

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Spring Budget 2020

Newly appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, delivered his first budget on 11 March, against a backdrop of uncertainty following the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent financial losses. It was the first of two Budgets to be delivered in 2020, with the second to follow in the autumn.

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Investing in times of uncertainty

The last year has seen some turbulance on the markets prompted by Brexit uncertainty and now COVID-19. Economic and geopolitical events always prompt investors to question whether now is a good time to invest or to remain invested.

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Market Commentary from Ginney Turner at Quilter Cheviot

A view of the current market from Ginny Turner, Executive Director at Quilter Cheviot Investment Management.

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The General Election December 2019

The result is in.

Following six weeks of intense campaigning, the r..... Read More

Financial advice provides ‘£47k wealth uplift’ over a decade

Financial advice provides an average £47,000 wealth uplift in just ten years, according to analysis by Royal London and the International Longevity Centre (ILC). [1] The research also found the proportionate impact of taking financial advice is greater for those of more modest means. Of 4,100 people surveyed, those who ‘were just getting by’ with […]

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150 mile charity bike ride in aid of Kids Inspire

DGS were proud to be one of the sponsors of a charity bike ride which raised an incredible £73,000 for the charity Kids Inspire. On Firday 28th June Vignas Gunasegaran, one of our Chartered Financial Planners set off from the Kids Inspire offices in Chelmsford Essex with a group of 39 riders to Harwich Port. […]

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DGS team conquer Tower 42 in aid of Shelter

On Wednesday 14th March a team of 9 DGS staff members took on Tower 42 as part of the Vertical Rush challenge, raising funds for Shelter England.  This intensive climb saw us all conquer 42 floors and 932 steps. There were a few sore limbs afterwards but well worth the pain as we rasied in […]

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