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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.
BlackRock UK Special Sits: when will we sell our star holdings?
What would prompt Roland Arnold to sell the likes of Ashtead and Howden?
Gervais Williams: the real reason to worry about Quindell
Citywire AA-rated manager Gervais Williams has argued that sentiment is the true danger to Quindell.
Profile: Quilter Cheviot boss Baines sees more consolidation ahead
Nineteen months on from the merger of Quilter Cheviot chief executive Martin Baines says the deal is now paying dividends.
Profile: how Matthew Butcher is carving a new role at Dart Capital
The wealth management industry is undergoing a profound period of change: whether it wants to admit it or not.