Should employers consider an employee’s private life when assessing their suitability for a role? 

13 April 2022

We thought it was interesting that last month the Director General of the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) said that recruiting must become “more intrusive and diligent” in order to prevent “baddies” from being hired.

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A bit about Matthew Sellens- Director of Crown Wealth Consultants

06 April 2022

Crown Wealth Consultants are delighted to share that our Director Matthew Sellens has seen 26 years of dedication to his profession and clients in Financial Planning result in featuring as a top-rated Financial Adviser in The 2022 Guide to Top Rated Financial Advisers distributed in The Times this month.

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Addressing employee retention

25 March 2022

Staff retention is one of the biggest challenges for employers now. So, what can employers do to retain staff? 

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Podcast with Paige Collins

18 March 2022

Sam Thomas invites guests from across Sussex to talk to him about their business and about their journey. The podcast recently featured a powerful episode with Paige Collins, founder of Warren House Accountants and our Brighton Ladies Lunch Clubs sponsor. 

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St. James’s Place Charitable Foundation

11 March 2022

Rachel Edwards, Practice Manager, and Lisa Laing, Client Relationship Manager at Crown Wealth Consultants recently spoke at the Eastbourne Ladies Lunch Club about how St James’s Place are supporting clients during these challenging times.

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What to do when the worst happens

04 March 2022

Losing a loved one can be the worst time in your life. Whilst the ‘admin’ is unavoidable, there are several things you can do to ease the situation. 

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Spring newsletter 2022

28 February 2022

In this edition, we cover financial uncertainty and tax changes on the horizon, reinstated sick pay refunds, and eased tax return penalties.

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We’re delighted to announce that our community helped to raise just over £8million for the St. James’s Place Charitable Foundation in 2021.

21 February 2022

We’re delighted to announce that our community helped to raise just over £8million for the St. James’s Place Charitable Foundation in 2021.
This incredible total was generated through the fantastic fundraising efforts and £1 for £1 match funding.

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Being a Good Ancestor – Lynnes Latest Blog

14 February 2022

By Tunbridge Wells sponsor, Lynne Gadsden from Grovewood Wealth Management.
Even the most eco-aware of my clients are surprised when I tell them that there are significant ecological benefits from simply moving their pension savings. In fact, it can make a bigger impact than you’d imagine. 

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What can employers do to re-address the blurring lines between home and work

08 February 2022

By sponsors Loch Associates.
Employers have a statutory duty under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 to ensure there is a safe place to work, including at home. While regular contact can assist with avoiding loneliness for remote or lone workers, getting the balance right is crucial to avoid a culture of ‘digital presenteeism’ and minimise stress and anxiety.

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Can businesses stop company sick pay for isolating, unvaccinated employees?

28 January 2022

By Loch Associates Group.
While a headline grabber, we do wonder if they have considered all the ramifications of doing this. Aside from potential indirect discrimination issues arising, you would need to change contracts of employment to force an employee to disclose their vaccination status.

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Learning to live with Covid

21 January 2022

By Crown Wealth Consultants.
Some clients meet us at home, some at our local office, others at our Covid secure St. James’s Place locations, some online and of course, there is still the traditional, but in some places, dying art of talking over the telephone! We flex between all of these to make everyone feel safe and comfortable. 

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