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SEIS Guide Now Available for Download

When the UK government introduced the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) in 2011, it was intended to encourage investment in the kind of businesses...

How Peer-To-Peer Lending And Crowdfunding Work

Investing is a balance between risk and return and deciding how to get the best return for the least risk is a constant battle...

Hundreds Of QROPS Removed By HMRC

HM Revenue and Customs has removed 432 Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) from the latest list of recognised offshore pensions, according to a...

2016 -A Timeline For The Global Economy

2016 was a year that took polls and predictions by the scruff of the neck and gave them a good shake. The surprises just kept...
QROPS Are An Advice Black Hole For Many IFAs

QROPS Are An Advice Black Hole For Many IFAs

A study argues IFAs are unwilling to give QROPS advice because they do not understand the products. Offshore financial planning is a knowledge black hole...

SEIS And EIS Tax Breaks Compared

New investors looking at staking some cash in tax efficient Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) or Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) can win some great...
QROPS or SIPP - The Burning Expat Pension Question

QROPS or SIPP – The Burning Expat Pension Question

A recurring question for British expats who want to make retirement savings with a pension is whether to opt for a SiPP or a...

Making the Right Choice with a QROPS

There are many considerations for those looking to transfer their UK pension into a Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS). Although the transfer into...
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

“Implementing the Second Phase of Subsidy Reform Plan is The Best Solution for Iran’s...

Although a large number of experts and analysts are criticizing his government for subsidy reform plan, but Mahmoud Ahmadinejad believes all the economical problems...

A QROPS a day keeping decisions at bay?

Over the last few years there has been tremendous growth in the Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) market. On the whole, the market shows...

Sanctions Are Beginning To Bite In Russia, Says IMF

Economic sanctions are often criticised as ineffective – generally by the governments they are imposed against. However, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has just spent...

Euro Tax May Wipe Billions Off UK Investments

Investors are likely to lose out to the tune of £3.6 billion if France and Germany push through a financial transaction tax despite strong...