So, Freedom and Choice Day has come and gone. What has happened so far and what can we expect next? An initial rush of people taking cash had been expected. Those aged over 55 but under 60 who did not have access to the £30,000 total or £10,000 in three single pots trivial commutation limits […]
An error by the Bank of England overstated the amount of government bonds it sold by £13.4bn. A notice of error was posted on the bank’s website explaining that a clerical error led to it stating that £28.2bn of British government bonds had been bought by foreign buyers in February when the actual figure was […]
The UK’s highest court is to hear an appeal by HMRC over two offshore schemes used by banks to shield staff payments from tax. The tax office will attempt to convince the Supreme Court that UBS and Deutsche Bank used the schemes to avoid tax in 2003 and 2004, the FT reports. Employees received shares […]
Customers transferring to Axa Self Investor will be able to claim up £750 per person to pay any exit fees levied by ceding providers. The offer is open to new and existing investors who submit a transfer request between 1 May 2015 and 31 July 2015. However, claims must be made within 30 days of […]
Picking stocks with strong balance sheets has helped Mark Page find growth – and avoid carmakers – for the Artemis European Opportunities Fund.
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