HMRC has taken in more than £4bn in revenues from inheritance tax for the first time, according to figures from the UK tax office. Statistics published for the 11 months to February 2016 show the Government has benefited from the tax to the tune of £4.3bn. Although revenues dropped substantially in 2008/9, plummeting by £1bn […]
Automatic enrolment provider Now: Pensions will “almost definitely” offer a Lifetime Isa to employers in addition to workplace pensions. Specialist auto-enrolment firms have been cagey since Chancellor George Osborne announced the new product in his Budget, warning it could undermine workplace pensions. But Now: Pensions director of policy Adrian Boulding, speaking as part of Money Marketing’s Wired […]
Many years ago, I remember walking home in the freezing cold at the end of a nursing shift. It was well after 9pm, our hospital was miles from anywhere and a delayed handover meant I had missed both a lift and the last bus into town. As I was trudging down the hill, a taxi […]
Do macro headlines create white noise which impacts market prices? Portfolio Manager at Harris Associates, David Herro, discusses how market volatility can create opportunities to buy good business at a discount.
How do you choose between active and passive? Is it art or is it science? Is it really one or the other? Many people approach this decision thinking the outcome is either one thing or the other. You either expect your manager will outperform or you don’t. You go 100% active. Or 100% passive. But […]
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