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Selling The Family Jewels Is Not Always Sensible

New research for economic gurus shows the privatising public services is not always best for a country. Politicians have argued that letting the private sector...

Are Crazy Rich Asians Really That Wealthy?

Crazy Rich Asians is a new Hollywood rom-com that follows a well-trodden plot path of boy-meets-girl, family disapproves but love finds a way… The movie...

Sweeping Tax Changes Greenlighted For South Africa Expats

The South African government has greenlighted a huge reform that will see the worldwide earnings of 800,000 expats liable for tax for the first...

Boeing 373 Max Ban Spreads Around The World

A growing list of countries has grounded the Boeing 737 Max from flying over their airspace after two of the new jets have crashed. An...

How The Tooth Fairy Gobbles Up Cash

Kids seem to have put the bite on parents when it comes to forking out cash for losing those baby teeth. The going rate for...

Scientists Don’t Mince Words Over Red Meat Tax

Lawmakers have shift their sights to another target - taxing the meat we eat. Taxing red meat could save 220,000 lives a year and slash...

The Only Way Is Down For Bitcoin, Say Analysts

Analysts are predicting a dire future for cryptocurrency Bitcoin with expectations the value could slide to as low as $1,260. Bitcoin has had a rough...

SEIS – A Year On From The Chancellor’s Clean-Up

What a difference a year makes to business angel investors thinking of putting cash into the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme. Chancellor Phillip Hammond left the...

Nobel Prize For Economics Shared By US Academics

A pair of American academics have won the Nobel Prize for economics for their ground-breaking work on sustainable growth. William Nordhaus and Paul Romer have...

SEIS – Tax relief and what can go wrong

The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) is just one of several venture capital schemes laced with tax breaks for investors. The VCT universe offers incentives...

Consumers Nudged Into The Cashless Revolution

The cashless revolution seems to be taking a grip as banks shut branches and rip out cash machines, but it’s really a self-fulfilling prophecy. The...

Choosing A QROPS Pension Adviser As An Expat

A good pension adviser will help you make the most of your retirement cash - but finding one that measures up to the task...

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