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One key point amongst the Chancellor’s announcements was that there was no recession forecast by the Office for Budget Responsibility, although the economic growth forecasts have been downgraded for the fourth time since the election of the...

There’s no doubt that Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) have provided the solution to many a pension plan of those either moving, or intending to move, overseas, but experts are issuing new warnings to look beyond the...

Domicile and IHT
Do you know the difference between domicile and residency? If you’re an expat, you need to. Even without any UK assets, if you are still UK domiciled you can be taxed on any, and all, worldwide assets...

That’s what the General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR), which the government intends to implement, is charged with establishing.

GAAR is a catch-all tax avoidance rule which is set to determine the difference between tax avoidance and...

A team of 200 investigators has been formed by HMRC, known as the Affluent Team, to focus on ‘wealthy tax cheats with overseas property’.

Charged with identifying individuals who are either property or landowners abroad, the...

Litigation in the professions is a factor that will not go away and with the continued selling of no-win, no-fee legal advice becoming more and more prevalent, along with continually increasing compensation payouts, it is now an important...

Whilst acknowledging that it would not benefit Britain to leave the EU itself, David Cameron announced last night that the current eurozone crisis may present an ideal opportunity for the country now to regain some of the powers which it has seen...

The Israel Expo 2011 is taking place at Finchley Synagogue in London’s Kinloss...

A survey recently conducted by Prudential revealed that over a third of British, working-age adults no longer make pension contributions. Largely due to the rise in the cost of living, and the increase in unemployment, people are unable to spare...

24/01/11

One of the primary concerns for world leaders gathered at Davos will be how to handle the financial challenge of the world’s ageing population and understand the risk it...