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Gov't weighs CGT hit for foreign property investors

The government is considering imposing capital gains tax on foreign owners of British property in a bid to quell fears over a London house price bubble, according to Sky News.

L&G puts 600 jobs at risk as restructure bites

Legal and General is in talks with trade union Unite over cutting 600 job cuts across its life and savings division.

HMRC estimates £35bn tax shortfall

HM Revenue & Customs has estimated the tax gap at £35 billion for 2011/12, or 7% of tax due.

FCA readies for further enforcement action over PPI

The Financial Conduct Authority is set to bring enforcement action against an unnamed firm over its payment protection insurance complaints handling procedures.

IMA hits back at Labour plans to reintroduce fund tax

The Investment Management Association has hit back at Labour plans to reintroduce Schedule 19 stamp duty reserve tax on funds.

Police arrest six in carbon credits boiler room raid

City of London Police have arrested six men after a raid on a suspected boiler room selling carbon credits.

Brewin Dolphin hires Pi Financial director John Beale

Pi financial training and competence director John Beale is leaving the company on September 6th to be replaced by Chris Scott.

Mattioli Woods plans rebrand after acquisition drive

Sipp provider and advice firm Mattioli Woods is planning a rebrand to bring its series of acquisitions under the group name.

Skandia UK director Steve Powell to retire

Skandia UK sales director Steve Powell is to retire at the end of the year after 23 years working for the provider.

Mattioli Woods assets soar following acquisition spree

Sipp and advice firm Mattioli Woods has seen its assets under administration jump 20.5% to £3.64 billion following a string of acquisitions over the last year.

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