Investigation into investment funds

It seems that every time we open the financial press there’s a new story about failed funds. My recent investigation into investment funds that have been unsuccessful suggests that failure is often caused by managers rolling the dice once too often. Some are just bad ideas where the fund manager was trying to make a ‘silk… Read more »

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Pension fraud and how to protect yourself

Ever since the UK government introduced The Pensions Act 2014, incidents of pension fraud have been on the increase. The reasons behind the introduction of  ‘pensions freedoms’ are both worthy and necessary. However, this has not detracted fraudsters from exploiting the legislation. Almost 2 1/2 years after the event, the government and regulator are still… Read more »

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Common Reporting Standards – threat or opportunity?

Common reporting standards are coming to a place near you. It is not just the wealthy that need to worry……! The International Consortium of Journalists (ICJ) unearthed a global can of worms with allegations of large-scale tax evasion following their investigation into what are now known as The Panama Papers. Slowly, governments around the world… Read more »

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