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Pifs to offer effective saving for retail investors – SJ Berwin

Property investment funds – proposed in this week&#39s Budget – will be an effective means of tax efficient saving for retail investors says law firm SJ Berwin.

The firm says it expects the Government consultation on Pifs not to limit investment to residential property and urban regeneration although a minimum investment in such property is being considered.

SJ Berwin property partner David Ryland says: “We believe it will be very important that there is a balance between regulation and market flexibility to ensure that there are no artificial restraints on the active management of the underlying assets.”

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