Brexit Pension Paralysis

The March 2016 Budget saw pro-EU George Osborne perform a dramatic U-turn on plans to reform pension tax relief due to fears of antagonizing backbench Tory MPs likely to vote …

Derailing The Debt Train

But the delights of high-speed travel are no longer available to everyone in China. Or more specifically, they are no longer available to those with debt problems. According to a …

Robo Wars

While such a move could potentially save taxpayers billions of pounds, the report will not be welcomed by civil servants who face getting the chop over the next 13 years …

Loyalty Reaps Rewards

I mention this because despite the company’s inadequacies I am still a customer and the question is why? Quite simply I do not have the time, nor the energy, to …

Fear Knot

Circumstances are different in 2017 but investors are showing signs of returning to a post-crisis mind set, albeit not so much driven by fear but other factors such as a …

The Asset Puzzle

Writing this only a few days after Donald Trump starts his presidential term, anyone following his unlikely rise to the top is waiting with bated breath to see what happens …

Risk Over Reward?

Despite the uncertain economic backdrop, coupled with a low-yield environment, some sectors have held up pretty well and investors remain on the lookout for growth at any price. The challenge …

No Hammond Blow To Pensions

The Chancellor said he will abolish the Autumn Statement in favour of a Budget in the Autumn and a smaller-scale Spring Statement. Hammond also set out a rather gloomy set …

Another Pension U-Turn!

The latest major U-turn saw the UK Government cancel plans to create a secondary annuity market. The volte-face comes on the back of reversals on introducing a flat rate of …

Eastern Promise?

However, any great shift East could prove detrimental to established European jurisdictions. European finance centres are under pressure to improve their propositions as stringent European regulation pushes asset managers to …

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