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Coutts warned clients on film scheme HMRC tax challenge

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 21, 2014 at 08:02

According to reports, the RBS-owned bank said it issued suitable health warnings on film investment schemes amid growing concerns a number of these products were mis-sold to investors.

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The Resurgence of the “Mega-Deal”

by Alastair Gunn, Fund manager and member of UK Equities Team on Jul 22, 2014

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Aviva’s Munro: fund ‘bonfire’ will streamline business

by Robert St George on Jul 18, 2014 at 10:17

Euan Munro, chief executive of Aviva Investors, has committed to streamlining the group’s fund range to focus on its core products.

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Treasury guarantees free advice to millions after pensions overhaul

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 21, 2014 at 07:56

The chancellor has promised free advice to millions following the biggest changes to pensions in almost a century.

Wealth firm's acquisition spree boosts profit by 50%

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 21, 2014 at 11:09

Bromsgrove-based AFH Financial has seen profit jump to £540,000 following a series of acquisitions.  

Tesco turns to Unilever veteran as CEO Clarke exits

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 21, 2014 at 07:59

Dave Lewis will leave Unilever after 28 years to take up the challenge of turning around the struggling supermarket's fortunes.

The Expert View: GlaxoSmithKline, Standard Chartered and British Land

by Daniel Grote on Jul 21, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Homeserve and Advanced Computer Software.

Monday Papers: Putin handed ultimatum over crash site

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 21, 2014 at 03:56

And RJ Reynolds, America’s second biggest tobacco company, has been ordered to pay $23.6 billion in punitive damages to the widow of a cigarette smoker who died of lung cancer.

Asian shares gain on upbeat US corporate earnings report

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 21, 2014 at 03:52

Technology and industrial shares led the advance amid a global rebound as investors set aside geopolitical concerns.

What will come onto HMRC's radar next?

by Danielle Levy on Jul 18, 2014 at 10:22

We explore what the Revenue will look at next, as it gains direct access to bank accounts.

UK banks facing break-up as full competition enquiry launched

by David Campbell on Jul 18, 2014 at 07:48

UK banks are again facing potential break up after the Competition and Markets Authority recommended an investigation into the £8 billion current account and £2 billion business account markets

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Leigh Himsworth to leave City Financial for Fidelity

by Robert St George on Jul 21, 2014 at 14:14

Citywire A-rated Leigh Himsworth is to quit City Financial and join Fidelity.

Citywire reaches 10,000 manager milestone

by Jonathan Miller on Jul 21, 2014 at 14:06

Jonathan Miller explains what the increased range of active managers and the addition of US-based mutual funds means for investors.

Firms face 'steep' levy to fund free pensions guidance

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 21, 2014 at 10:18

Financial Services firms could face a steep rise in their levies after the Treasury guaranteed free guidance people in the wake of the dramatic overhaul to pensions.

Has retrospective treatment of tax schemes gone too far?

HMRC has identified some 1,200 potential tax avoidance structures including hundreds of film investment schemes. Described as 'draconinan' by some has it gone too far? We ask three wealth managers.

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