Martin-Redman Partners

Martin-Redman Partners

We provide independent financial advice on investments, pensions, inheritance tax planning and family & income protection. We work with private individuals, businesses and professional introducers, such as accountants & solicitors, to ensure our clients financial advice needs are met.

Telephone: 01223 792 196
Address: St John's Innovation Centre, Cowley Road, Cambridge
Postcode: CB4 0WS
Country: United Kingdom
Membership type:Corporate 6-20 (£250+VAT pa)

We are a team of experienced Independent Financial Advisers (IFAs) advising on your Individuals and Buinesses on their financial arrangements. We have been building trusted relationships with clients for many years by offering expert tailored financial advice, specific to your situation, to allow you to make an informed decision about the best route forward.

We provide independent financial advice to Businesses:

  • Directors Pension Schemes (SIPPs/SASS)
  • Employee Pension Schemes (Auto-enrolment)
  • Employee Benefit Schemes (Death-in-Service, Private Medical Insurance, Income Protection, Critical Illness Cover)
  • Key Person Insurance
  • Shareholder Protection
  • Business Protection

And to Individuals:

  • Personal Investments (ISAs, Investment Bonds, Unit Trusts & OEICs)
  • Pensions and Retirement Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Protection; Life & Critical illness Cover and Income Protection

Read more about our Independent Financial Advice services or contact Sarah Austin.


How will Brexit affect your finances?

Sarah Austin of Martin-Redman Partners discusses how Brexit may impact you and the wider economy in this period of extended uncertainty.

11 April 2019Read in full

Auto-enrolment pension contributions increasing from 6th April 2019

Minimum workplace pension contribution levels are increasing this month; so you may see less in your pay cheque. The auto enrolment minimum is now 8% of your qualifying earnings; of which at least 3% must be paid by your employer with the balance from you (up from 5% with a minimum of 2% being paid for by your employer). But what are the benefits of your Workplace Pension? Read on to find out more...

3 April 2019Read in full

Sea and sunset

The current state of long-term care funding

The politicians are treating long-term care costs as a “solved” problem following the Dilnot Report and the Care Act 2014. Unfortunately, the headline measure, a cap on care costs of £72,000, (at 2016 prices), was kicked along to April 2020, so we have entered into a period of muddle and half-cut solutions, says Martin- Redman Partners.

23 May 2016Read in full

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Pension income choices: final salary schemes

The last article covered the pension income choices offered by defined contribution, (also know as money purchase schemes), which embraces all of the choices offered by Pension Freedoms from April last year.

6 February 2016Read in full

Tropical beach and sea

Pension income choices: post Pension Freedoms

Pension Freedoms has made a dramatic change to the options at retirement, so now is a good time to review the options.

5 February 2016Read in full

Evening sailing into Tarbet

Business protection in a nutshell: planning for the worst

Businesses and the owner/managers of businesses should makes themselves aware of the consequences of various unfortunate events happening and have measures in place to minimise the effect. The death or incapacity of directors or key members of staff can be mitigated, at least in part by the provision of life insurance before the event.

16 October 2015Read in full

Being taken for a mug and other stories

Being taken for a mug and other stories

Martin-Redman Partners writes - I have just had a reminder that utilities companies are happy to take loyal customers “for a ride”, as a little shopping around has secured a 30% reduction in energy bills and a significant reduction in the monthly “budget” price of energy throughout the year.

11 September 2015Read in full

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Tax avoidance for the law-abiding middle classes

At present there is much noise and fury about fat cats and foreign corporates avoiding tax. The law in the UK is unusual in Europe as legislation defines what is illegal and any activity not mentioned specifically is, by default, legal.

20 August 2015Read in full

Pensions, lifetime allowance and joined-up government

Pensions, lifetime allowance and joined-up government

Unless you are actively involved in the financial services field it is unlikely that you are aware that our political masters have decided that it is not enough to restrict the amount you can pay into a pension scheme year by year, but that your total accumulated funds are restricted as well. This restriction, the Lifetime Allowance, is being reduced from £1.25Million to £1Million in April 2016.

12 August 2015Read in full

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Active versus passive investment portfolios

Outside of the world of financial services there does not seem to be a personality cult for the investment manager, but Neil Woodford could be an exception. However, even the best of the active managers have a digital competitor that in right market conditions can and often has out-performed the recognised stars.

10 August 2015Read in full

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