QROPS

QROPS, Qualifying Recognised Overseas

When QROPS were first introduced in 2006, the idea was to enable the growing number of expatriates and foreign UK pension holders to remain close to their savings upon leaving the British Isles. Since the

Police Send Out LinkedIn Phishing Alert

Police Send Out LinkedIn Phishing Alert

Stretching Expat Time Off With Public

AStretching Expat Time Off With Public Holidays

Is A Buy To Let Pension A Good Investment?

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Winter Stretches Over Five Months For Expats

Pension Reform Bumps Need Ironing Out

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Savings Providers Ordered To Clean Up Their Act

Savings Providers Ordered To Clean Up Their Act

£160 billion cash held in onshore savings accounts was earning interest at 0.5% or less in 2013 – and confused investors often do not know how much banks and building societies are paying in interest rates. As a result, one in eight savers has not switched ...

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Saudi King’s Death Leaves Power Vacuum

Saudi King’s Death Leaves Power Vacuum

The death of Saudi Arabia’s 90-year-old King Abdullah marks the end of an era and leaves a power vacuum at the highest echelons of the country’s royal government. King Abdullah spent 20 years on the throne until succumbing to pneumonia after spending a ...

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Triple Assault On Russian Economy Triggers Inflation

Triple Assault On Russian Economy Triggers Inflation

Inflation in Russia could hit as high as 17% by the end of the year, the country’s government has warned. The statement is interpreted as a confession that a triple assault on the economy is proving more difficult to handle than first thought in the ...

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Which Passports Are Welcomed By Border Security

Which Passports Are Welcomed By Border Security?

Millions of expats and travellers are on the move every day all over the world – but not all nations have an equal freedom of movement. The right to live, travel and work wherever they wish is enjoyed by millions – but if a traveller holds a passport issued ...

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Police Send Out LinkedIn Phishing Alert

Police Send Out LinkedIn Phishing Alert

Professionals belonging to LinkedIn are on alert following a warning about phishing emails claiming to come from the online business network. Computer security experts Symantec are warning the sophisticated emails avoid spam filters by simply changing the ...

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80 Billionaires Richer Than 50 Of The Rest Of Us

80 Billionaires Richer Than 50% Of The Rest Of Us

Global wealth is gravitating into the hands of the rich elite at an alarming rate that will soon mean 1% of the population will control more cash than the rest of the people in the world combined. The claim, from charity Oxfam, argues this band of ...

Tax
£4.9 Billion Wasted In Unclaimed Tax Breaks

£4.9 Billion Wasted In Unclaimed Tax Breaks

Taxpayers who do not know their rights and fail to take action to minimise the tax they pay are wasting around £4.9 million a year. The average taxpayer pays £165 too much in tax, according to research by financial firm Prudential and IFA web portal ...

Currency
Why The Swiss Decided To Cut Links With The Euro

Why The Swiss Decided To Cut Links With The Euro

Panic in the foreign exchange markets followed the sudden decoupling of the Swiss France from the Euro. Hedge funds, forex speculators and stock markets all suffered as a result of the measure. English Premier League football club West Ham shirt sponsors ...

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Startup Entrepreneurs Shun SEIS Cash

Forex Trading Fraudster Warning Goes Out To Expats

Financial regulators are warning expats about the risks of taking part in foreign currency exchange trading. The alert follows the conviction of an unlicensed forex trader at Southwark Crown Court, London. Alex Hope was convicted on a fraud charge after ...