Monthly Archives: November 2011

I listened to the Chancellor deliver his Autumn statement, hoping to find some positive news which I could pass on to you. It was in short supply but amid the gloom there were some nuggets that have been overlooked by … Continue reading

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Current bank rate 0.5% Quantitative Easing Scheme £275 billion Current inflation 5.2%

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October saw 12 banks and building societies have their credit rating reduced, including Lloyds, Santander, RBS, the Co-operative Bank, prompting many to question the safety of their savings. The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) is the UK’s compensation fund of … Continue reading

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29 November will see Chancellor George Osborne take to the stand to deliver the eagerly anticipated Autumn Statement. The UK economy is in desperate need of a growth spurt, despite the recent £75 billion Quantitative Easing boost, and business groups … Continue reading

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It surprises many people arriving in the UK, or leaving to go abroad, that UK tax residence status is not currently defined by legislation, but hinges on the interpretations of various legal cases, most of which happened decades ago when … Continue reading

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The ability to predict realistic sales levels is essential for a business. Not only does it enable you to identify and deal with any possible cashflow issues, it also makes it easier to plan for growth, to exploit openings in … Continue reading

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