Author: Antonia Medlicott

Bio: Antonia is the Financial Editor at and brings a wealth of experience, having written for various industries over the past 10 years. When she's not writing or editing, Antonia is usually out walking her Great Danes.

Posts by Antonia Medlicott:

How Today’s Tax Changes Affects Households

Posted on: 06 Apr 2021

Changes to COVID support measures, as well as new measures being introduced to household bills and taxes, may mean changes to your personal finances. All UK households are being urged to arm themselves with all the information on the financial changes being introduced today, the start of the new tax year. The Financial Conduct Authority...

How to Buy Shares – The Complete Guide

Posted on: 06 Apr 2021

If you are wondering how to buy shares, you will be pleased to learn that the process has become accessible to all walks of life. Buying shares can be a daunting prospect, there’s a lot to get to grips with and no one wants to make costly mistakes. The fact that you’re reading this guide...

Guide to Trading IPOs in the UK

Posted on: 28 Mar 2021

For UK retail investors seeking to get a piece of a company just as shares are made available for sale, an IPO or Initial Public Offering provides just this opportunity. An IPO is a private company’s first offer to sell its shares to the general public and institutional investors. The shares for sale can either...

Best Trading Platforms UK – The Ultimate Guide

Posted on: 26 Mar 2021

A trading platform is basically a neat bit of software that allows you to buy and sell stocks through an online broker. Trading platforms have opened up the world of trading to everyone in the UK and across the globe, regardless of wealth or knowledge. So, if you’ve had your eye on AstraZeneca stock or...

PensionBee Announce Intention To Float on the London Stock Exchange

Posted on: 26 Mar 2021

PensionBee have made the long-awaited announcement of their intent to float on the London Stock Exchange after providing their own customers with an early invitation to register an interest in the IPO. More than 8,000 PensionBee customers have already registered an early interest ahead of institutional investors who will now have the scope to participate...

Robinhood File for IPO Following GameStop Saga

Posted on: 24 Mar 2021

Leading US stock trading app Robinhood has filed for what is expected to be one of the largest public offerings on the US market this year. The app’s popular freemium model saw a surge in new accounts during the recent pandemic as younger investors took to online trading. In January the platform saw an unprecedented...

ISA Deadline 2020/21 Fast Approaching

Posted on: 22 Mar 2021

The deadline for using your 2020-21 ISA allowance is approaching fast. You have until the 5th of April to deposit your £20,000 allowance after which time you will have lost the 2020-21 allowance for good. What does this mean? Every financial year the UK government stipulates an amount of money, otherwise known as an ISA...

How to Select The Best Investment Platform For Your ISA

Posted on: 18 Mar 2021

There has never been such a massive influx of retail investors into the stock market as in the last year. As the financial year draws to a close, more people are navigating the increasing number of platforms in order to find the best ISA to make use of their annual allowance before the deadline hits....

Best Investment Apps UK – The Ultimate Guide

Posted on: 18 Mar 2021

The best investment apps in the UK have taken investing truly mobile, allowing you to track the performance of your portfolio, as well as buy and sell shares and stocks from anywhere in the world, at any time of day or night. Whilst most of the best investment apps are completely free to download, there...

The Gender Pension Gap: Women Will Have £100k Less in Their Pension

Posted on: 16 Mar 2021

According to research by Scottish Widows, the average woman will have £100,000 less in their pension pot when it comes to retirement age than the average man. Maternity leave, career breaks and the gender gap in salaries are all contributors, and now new evidence suggests that the global pandemic has helped widen the gap as...