Proposals welcomed to provide certainty on UK funds’ tax
HM Treasury released on 16 December 2008 three sets of proposals on fund tax reform and a further consultation on changes to the tax regime for listed investment companies.

A solution for your specific requirements and financial objectives?
Unlike a traditional personal pension, a Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) may offer for appropriate investor’s far greater flexibility in terms of the assets that can be held within its wrapper. A SIPP enables investors to spread investment risk across various asset options, but also to select investments that meet any specific requirements and financial objectives set.

Helping those who might be hardest hit in tougher times

Mortgage lenders will have to prove they have tried to help struggling homeowners avoid losing their property, under new rules brought in by the government on Wednesday 22 October 2008 aimed at reducing repossessions.

Enjoying a new age of prosperity
The Prime Minister on the 19 December last year revealed that a White Paper on protecting London’s position as the world’s leading financial centre will be published this year.