Angelique Chrisafis in Nicosia guardian.co.uk, Monday 18 March 2013 20.30 GMT Behind the banners reading “Hang the banksters, hands off our savings”, “Who is next Spain or Italy?” or simply “Fuck Europe”, Andreas Constantinou stood outside the Cyprus parliament, with … Continue readingPosted in CB in the News & Press, News |
FROM INTERNATIONAL ADVISOR MAR 19 2013 BY: HELEN BURGGRAF Cyprus was reported to be tense Tuesday evening, as a day of angry demonstrations ended with news that lawmakers had rejected a controversial “bailout” plan. At 9:30pm Cyprus time, media there … Continue readingPosted in CB in the News & Press, News |
Expatriates who invest in offshore portfolio bonds (OPB) may have to carefully consider their financial planning following changes to OPB tax by the UK government. The UK government has now closed up a loophole that allowed offshore bond-wielding expats to … Continue readingPosted in News |
Expats need not worry about the crack down on rogue QROPS providers, as this is unlikely to affect legitimate offshore savers. HM Revenue & Customs may have strengthened rules for providers but pension investors will see minimal change. Most changes … Continue readingPosted in News, Uncategorized |
The Global Financial Centres Index published by think-tank Z/Yen Group has again ranked Guernsey and Jersey as the top offshore financial centres in the world . The index, which is published twice a year, ranks countries based on numerous financial … Continue readingPosted in News |
As HMRC attempt to restrict QROPS jurisdictions from supplying the pension transfer to expatriates, it appears that their plans may have been scuppered before they’ve actually been introduced. The new QROPS rules, to be brought into effect come April, stop … Continue readingPosted in News |
Around 72 percent of expats have not seen their quality of life deteriorate in the last five years despite global financial problems. According to the annual Quality of Life Index, 83 percent of expats regard themselves as “comfortably off” or … Continue readingPosted in News |
Around 50 percent of Britons are considering a foreign retirement in order to have a better standard of living after they have finished working, according to new figures revealed by the pensions industry. A survey by the National Association of … Continue readingPosted in News |
Expats with SIPP pension plans could be putting their retirement funds in the wrong type of scheme, as SiPPs have been found to be less cost–effective than other options such as the QROPS. Offshore workers who want to keep their … Continue readingPosted in News |
Classic cars can help canny investors scale the road to riches, new index tracking prices have revealed Some investors may turn their nose up at vehicles as an investment option, pointing to cars as being no more than a garish … Continue readingPosted in News | ← Older posts
Angelique Chrisafis in Nicosia guardian.co.uk, Monday 18 March 2013 20.30 GMT Behind the...
FROM INTERNATIONAL ADVISOR MAR 19 2013 BY: HELEN BURGGRAF Cyprus was reported to be tense...