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3rd January 2012 - News

SRA take first ABS applications

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) became a Licensing Authority on 23 December 2011, and expects about 20 applicants for Alternative Business Structures (ABS) initially, when it starts processing applications. Among them will be the ...

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22nd December 2011 - News

VCTs available for investment

With restrictions on pension contributions and the lifetime allowance for pensions coming down from £1.8m to £1.5m in April, other forms of tax-efficient investment may need to be considered. These include Venture Capital Trust ...

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8th December 2011 - News

Transact fined by the FSA

We have a few clients with their portfolios on the Transact platform, and if you are one of them we will be writing to you separately. It does appear that the problem has been resolved, and no client has suffered detriment or loss as a ...

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28th November 2011 - News

Market update

What a traumatic period we are going through! It seems that Angela Merkel will take the eurozone to the brink . She has spoken in favour of a fiscal union in recent weeks, so maybe this will eventually allow her to agree to Eurobonds. Fear ...

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25th November 2011 - News

Recent results from De la Rue, Mitie and ICAP

De la Rue's shares have outperformed substantially over the last year. In its interim results it said it was benefiting from a contract to print money for South Sudan, the world's newest country. Following the problems last year with produ ...

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