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30th September 2019 - Tracey Payne

How long is long term?

For many investors – particularly those in retirement – the question ‘how long is long-term?’ could also be translated as ‘I’m getting on a bit, so should I still be investing in the stock market?’.  When is comes to systematic investing – that is to say, capturing specific market risks in a disciplined and rules based manner – a subsidiary…

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8th August 2019 - Tracey Payne

Making it easy to access quality financial advice in Lewes, East Sussex 

Herbert Scott, Lewes based Chartered Financial Planners, has doubled its office space with a move that brings quality financial advice closer to the doorsteps of people living in and around the county town. The firm was set up in 1996 by David Herbert and Kevin Scott with the intent to grow a financial services business that, one day, will…

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26th July 2019 - Hannah Bibby

Another exam achievement!

Herbert Scott has always supported the ongoing development of its staff and we are delighted to announce that Sam Martin has recently succeeded in achieving his Certificate in Regulated Financial Services Operations, a highly-regarded financial planning qualification.  Sam is now looking to further his study, with the aim of ultimately achieving Chartered status. Well done Sam – we are…

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25th July 2019 - Jennie Snooks

Proms in the Paddock

Proms in the Paddock is a unique and hugely popular event that is brought to Lewes each summer by Commercial Square Bonfire Society.  It takes place on Saturday 3rd August 2019 in ‘The Paddock’, a long-established playing field in the heart of Lewes, surrounded by beautiful trees and overlooked by Lewes’ historic castle.  We welcome the opportunity to give something…

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24th July 2019 - Tracey Payne

Celebrating exam success!

Herbert Scott has always supported the ongoing development of its staff and we are delighted to announce  that after several years of study, Ben Nolan, has achieved Chartered status as a financial planner.  This qualification is the most highly rated in our industry and embodies competence, technical knowledge and ethical behaviour. Bens success brings the total number of people…

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17th June 2019 - Ellen Wood

Keeping You Updated

As most of you are already aware, Herbert Scott are moving offices at the beginning of July. In our last blog, we provided you with the Instagram handle @renovatingtheleftbank, this Instagram account will document the drastic changes that are occurring to the premises that was formerly Prezzo on Lewes High Street. In this modern era, almost everyone uses social…

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6th June 2019 - Tracey Payne

The Pain and Pleasure of Diversification

Could’ve, would’ve, should’ve! It is human nature to look at an investment that has done particularly well and wish you had been invested in it. We all risk being dragged into ‘if only’ mind games: ‘If only I had put a £10,000 into Amazon in 2003, I’d be retired by now’.  ‘If only I had bought Bitcoin at…

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30th May 2019 - Kevin Scott

Introducing Our New Office!

We are very proud to announce we are moving to our very own office! Whilst we have really enjoyed our time at St Anne’s House, as many of you will know, we are a growing company, focused on delivering an excellent financial planning service.  This has meant we need more space in order to continue growing our team and has…

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28th February 2019 - Tracey Payne

Markets do go down as well as up

Markets fell in 2018 – but keep this in perspective 2018 may have been a disappointing year for equities, but is shouldn’t have been a surprise December 2018 dished up a rather distasteful present for the holiday period.  Many lines were written in the broadsheets about the global equity market falls, but were they…

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13th December 2018 - Jennie Snooks

Christmas Office Opening Hours

The festive season is fast approaching and we wanted to share our office opening times over the holiday period. Our offices will be closed from 11:30am on Friday 14th December for our staff Christmas Lunch and will reopen on Monday 17th December at 9am. We will be closing the offices for the Christmas period…

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