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Budget 2016

The March 2016 budget was always likely to be challenging for those on both sides of the equation. For the chancellor, the need to make £4bn of savings without tampering with VAT, Inheritance Tax or National Insurance, all of which he had made a commitment...

Autumn Statement – Defiant despite u-turn

Welcome to our latest Newsletter which focuses exclusively on the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement. Whilst on the surface there may not have been too many headline grabbers, once again the detail is where the interesting stories lie, but with both the Treasury and Office of Budget Responsibilities...

Flying Solo

Given the events in Greece over the past few days, the Summer budget was always in danger of being relegated to something of a sideshow. But that belies the importance of George Obsorne’s first budget being unconstrained by a Liberal Democrat alliance, and the first...

New Team Member

It is not so much a ‘welcome’ but a ‘welcome back’ to our newest team member, John Sterricks. John worked for CDC between 2012 and 2013 and after spending a short time with another local firm, he has returned to take up the role of...

Office Refurbishment

Due to the continuous expansion of CDC, we have begun exciting new renovations within our north-east office from Wednesday 8th July. Throughout the process of refurbishment of our office space, we may be subject to slight disruptions over the next two weeks, however we do...

To Hellas and Back

The past few weeks have again proven that we can be certain of very little in the world.  The human tragedy behind scenes witnessed in Tunisia has once again shown that geo-political and security risks do remain at the forefront and our thoughts go out...

Better the Devil you Know …. ?

Well the result of the most closely contested election for a generation is known after weeks of intense campaigning. Except the election was, in the end, not closely contested at all but it is notable for a number of reasons. First and foremost, an issue...

Goldilocks Budget – But will it be Osborne’s last?

Welcome to our latest Newsletter which focuses exclusively on Wednesday’s Budget. We have referred to it as the Goldilocks Budget as generally the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a package of measures which are ‘not too hot’ and ‘not too cold’. Of course the famous...

Addition to our admin team

CDC is pleased to announce a new addition to our administration team, Debbie Pitman.  Debbie joined CDC in January 2015 following a 12 year career with Lloyds Banking Group where she started as a Customer Service Executive in Telephone Banking undertaking various customer facing roles...

CDC Opens in Bournemouth – January 2015

We are delighted to announce the opening of a new CDC office in Bournemouth which will enable us to extend our offer to individuals with financial planning needs along the South Coast. Whilst our heritage is firmly embedded within the North East, we have long...