Financial Planning, Inheritance, Pensions, Tax Cut

Osborne Abolishes Death Tax

30 Sep , 2014  

In the news...

George Osborne attempted to steady the Conservative ship yesterday by announcing an eye-catching tax cut aimed at core Conservative voters. The Chancellor announced plans to abolish the 55 per cent tax applied to UK pension pots upon the holder’s death. These changes will come into effect from April 2015. The Treasury predicts the new policy […]

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Financial Planning, General, Inheritance

Wills and Inheritance Changes in the UK

23 Sep , 2014  

Estate Planning

There are some big changes looming for the rules surrounding inheritance in the UK. From the 1st October 2014, these changes will come in to force. If you have assets in the UK these changes may affect you. The moral of this story, is please ensure that you have an up to date will in […]

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The Queen urges voters to think “carefully”

16 Sep , 2014  

Scottish Referendum

The Queen has broken her silence on the potential break-up of the United Kingdom just four days before the polls open. In an unusual move for a member of the Royal family, the Queen said that voters should think “very carefully about the future” before casting their vote on Thursday in the historical referendum vote. […]

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Happy Mid-Autumn Festival

8 Sep , 2014  

Mid-Autumn Festival, or Moon Festival, is celebrated in Vietnam on the 15th day of the 8th month of the Chinese calendar. The festival has been celebrated in this part of the world for 3,500 years by the sharing and eating of mooncakes and by admiring the full moon. It is considered the second most important […]

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Offshore Savings, the sooner the better

10 Jun , 2014  

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