Should you cash in your final salary pension

Should you cash in your final salary pension?

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Have you got a final salary pension? If you do, you should consider yourself very lucky! So why is it that lots of people have been rushing to cash them in? What is a final salary pension A final salary, or defined benefit, pension pays a guaranteed retirement income for life, based on how much…
GoGoHares

Proud to be a part of GoGoHares 2018

Buy Local Norfolk is really excited to be supporting GoGoHares 2018 as part of The Friends of Iceni GoGoHares Collective. Our hare, BoudiccHare, is part of the ever popular Wild in Art programme, which brings public art to the streets of Norwich throughout June. This year, the GoGoHares 2018 sculpture trail is supporting one of…

Should helium balloons really be banned?

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Claire Carney is an independent florist, a Certified Balloon Artist and NABAS Approved Balloon Décor Instructor based near Norwich, Norfolk, UK – she gives her view on should helium balloons really be banned? I have read several articles lately calling for helium balloons to be banned, citing their adverse environmental impact and how they diminish…

Face to Face Finance – Why Get Professional Financial Advice?

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With years of experience under our belts, we’re quite used to people shying away from the idea of independent financial advice. Lots of people think it’s only for the super-wealthy. Or that it costs lots of money. Or that they’ll get bamboozled into “buying” something they don’t need. We’re here to bust those myths and…

S2 Computers – What does GDPR Mean to My Business? – Part 1

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GDPR General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has become quite a buzzword in 2017. With its enforcement on May 25, 2018, many businesses have started preparing themselves for the change. But, the most obvious question that strikes everyone mind is: “What does GDPR mean for me and my business?” The answer to this question is simple…

A massive THANK YOU from us!

Last week saw us at the Royal Norfolk Show with the largest stand we have had to date. The weather was interesting on the Wednesday (to say the least!) but overall it was an amazing two days, with over 1,000 cups of tea and coffee given out to visitors to the marquee and Pimms until we ran out…

NFN Duck and Lady Hamilton

At last, I got to see my darling Emma in a break from my work with Buy Local Norfolk, publicising their jolly good work. Emma and I first met way back in 1793 but met again in 1798, when I was very unwell. After losing my arm and being totally exhausted, my beautiful Emma nursed…

NFN Duck visiting the Vintage Broadsman

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Well, I didn’t have to batten down the hatches while I was chewing the fat with my old mates aboard the Vintage Broadsman. What a first rate trip we had and, even though some of our party were a bit groggy, there weren’t too many concerns about what we could do with the drunken sailor!…
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