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HMRC reveals fresh targets in war on tax avoidance

By |April 18th, 2018|Categories: News|

An HMRC drive to crackdown on tax avoidance could see advisers challenged if they set up offshore tax entities for clients. The Revenue wants to prevent UK traders and professionals from avoiding tax by arranging [...]

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EU rules blamed for lack of pension income fix

By |April 18th, 2018|Categories: News|

European regulation Solvency II could be hampering a possible solution for creating long-term retirement income for the mass market. Solvency II requires insurance providers to keep enough capital to ensure the likelihood of being ruined [...]

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Calls for end to ‘all or nothing’ auto-enrolment

By |January 27th, 2018|Categories: News|

The government has been told it should create a middle way when it comes to auto-enrolment, amid fears many will drop out when the minimum total contribution tops eight per cent. Tom Selby senior [...]

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MPs target Big Four as company pensions collapse

By |January 24th, 2018|Categories: News|

The work and pensions select committee wants the government to tighten the net around auditors and their role in company pensions collapses in its upcoming paper on defined benefit (DB) schemes. Labour MP Frank Field told [...]

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How to maximise IHT savings using the nil-rate band

By |January 20th, 2018|Categories: News|

The Residence Nil Rate Band (RNRB), introduced from 6 April 2017, is the greatest change to inheritance tax (IHT) in more than 10 years. It also marked the first time in the history of [...]

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Carillion collapse adds to pressure for DB rule reform

By |January 15th, 2018|Categories: News|

The collapse of Carillion, which will see one of the UK government's biggest contractors' pension schemes enter the Pension Protection Fund (PPF), is putting pressure on the government to publish its defined benefit (DB) white [...]

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FCA warns of ‘significant’ Bitcoin risk

By |December 31st, 2017|Categories: News|

Investors buying assets under-pinned by so-called cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are taking “significant risk”, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Cryptocurrencies are digital tokens which may represent a share in a firm, a prepayment [...]

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Confusion about lasting power of attorney choices

By |December 24th, 2017|Categories: News|

More than two out of five over-55s are confused about the different choices of lasting power of attorney, research has revealed. According to a survey from Key Retirement, which polled 1,091 adults aged 55-plus, 40 [...]

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Auto-enrolment extended to younger people

By |December 18th, 2017|Categories: News|

The government is lowering the age for auto-enrolment of workers into workplace pension schemes from 22 to 18-years-old, and changing the way pension contributions are calculated. These are some of the measures to be introduced [...]

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HMRC takes tough stance on tax avoidance

By |December 1st, 2017|Categories: News|

The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion is that avoidance seeks to minimise the tax paid, generally by legal means, for example ordering one’s affairs through bespoke planning advice. Evasion, on the other hand, [...]

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What Hammond’s Budget means for the UK economy

By |November 24th, 2017|Categories: News|

Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Autumn Budget was not about Brexit, so he kept stating during his speech, which was replete with positive, go-getting imagery intended to stiffen our sinews and summon up our blood. “Seize [...]

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Landlords face fresh blow with empty homes tax

By |November 24th, 2017|Categories: News|

Property investors face another hit from the Budget as empty homes could be hit by a 100 per cent council tax premium. The move, announced by chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond during today's (22 [...]

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Budget should make intergenerational wealth transfer easier

By |November 18th, 2017|Categories: News|

If the Conservative government wants to win the nation’s approval it would be wise to take note of the different financial demands of today’s seekers of advice. These days, many advisers aren’t being asked just [...]

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How VCTs can play a role in retirement planning

By |November 10th, 2017|Categories: News|

The latest venture capital trust investment review from the Association of Investment Companies (AIC) makes interesting reading. Some of the statistics should make the investment industry proud of the contribution made by this investment product [...]

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Pension scams steal £1bn from savers

By |October 20th, 2017|Categories: News|

Pension savers have lost more than £1bn to scams, according to the chair of the Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA). Speaking at the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) conference in Manchester today (19 October), [...]

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Tax relief changes forecast to spark property crash

By |October 17th, 2017|Categories: News|

Experts have raised fears that tax relief changes may cause the next property crash. Provider of audit, tax and consulting services RSM has argued tax changes facing landlords will force many to put rents up [...]

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FCA warns of ‘significant’ Bitcoin risk

By |October 17th, 2017|Categories: News|

Investors buying assets under-pinned by so-called cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are taking “significant risk”, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Cryptocurrencies are digital tokens which may represent a share in a firm, a prepayment [...]

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Couples on state pension ran out of money today

By |October 6th, 2017|Categories: News|

The full state pension for a retired couple covers just over three-quarters of annual spending, which means that they have ran out of money today (6 October), according to calculations from Just. According to official [...]

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Lack of income protection putting Middle Britain at risk

By |September 28th, 2017|Categories: News|

Mounting debt and an inability to save are putting families in ‘Middle Britain’ at risk should they experience a financial shock, according to a report by LV. The insurance provider’s latest Income Roulette report reveals [...]

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Inflation nears 3% as prices spike again

By |September 12th, 2017|Categories: News|

Inflation's summer lull ended in August as price growth spiked to 2.9 per cent following a record rise in clothing costs. Having dropped back to 2.6 per cent in June and remained at that level in July, the [...]

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FCA issues total loss warning on Bitcoin boom

By |September 12th, 2017|Categories: News|

The Financial Conduct Authority has raised concerns about virtual currencies such as Bitcoin, saying investors should be prepared to lose all their money.Initial coin offering issuers accept a cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin or Ether, in exchange for [...]

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Pensions Regulator prosecutes company over auto-enrolment

By |September 11th, 2017|Categories: News|

The first company to face prosecution for not auto-enroling staff into a workplace pension will face charges next month. The Pensions Regulator is prosecuting Stotts Tours, a bus company from Manchester, for not putting [...]

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