The new year is a good time for reflection and review of your finances. In 2017 make sure this includes your savings and investments, tax planning, pensions and estate planning. As well as considering any global and local developments that may affect you this year,…. Read more
The Missing Pension Riches that could be yours! How you can trace your lost UK pension funds. We are regularly warned that an almighty UK pension crunch lurks on the horizon for Britain. Yet hundreds of thousands of people may be owed over 3 billion…. Read more
As Britain launches biggest building programme in over 30 years. How will these changes impact on UK Buy to Let Investors? The UK government has launched the biggest house building programme in over 30 years. The new Spending Review measures will create 400,000 affordable…. Read more
How to Double Your Money in Half the Time Want to turn £1 into £300? Invest in equities. Want to turn £1 into £22,000? Reinvest dividends – such is the power of compound interest. These figures aren’t plucked from thin air – they represent the…. Read more
The chancellor’s introduction of a £1m nil-rate band for inheritance tax announced in this year’s Summer Budget may not be as generous as it first appears. In his Budget on 8 July 2015, George Osborne formally announced one of the worst-kept secrets regarding inheritance…. Read more
The UK Statutory Residence Test On the 6th April 2013 the Statutory Residence Test was introduced by HMRC to determine the residence status of individuals with connections to the UK. Ultimately, the purpose of the Statutory Residence Test is to determine whether an individual…. Read more
UK Residents hiding assets offshore will face an “endgame” when the OECD’s (Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development) Common Reporting Standard is introduced at the end of 2015. The automatic exchange agreement between an initial 58 countries including TURKEY & NORTH CYPRUS will leave serial…. Read more
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