A recent ABN AMRO round table event at Penarth Pier Pavilion showed up an intriguing truth about financial advice – some business people just don’t get it.
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According to latest research 55% of the sales workforce lack the qualities required to succeed.
At the time of writing, the Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee (FPC) is considering proposals to limit the amount of money that the UK’s banks can borrow.
Most people who are skeptical about chiropractic care are afraid to come in for treatment because they believe that they will be entering Dante’s Inferno. In other words, they believe that they will come in for one treatment, and will never be able to stop coming
Employers hate workers’ compensation cases, and for good reason. Many employees who take advantage of the program either mislead or outright lie about their physical handicaps to get a job.
• Measures aimed at clamping down on company director could reduce the number of disqualifications
• Comments from Moore Stephens’ Phillip Sykes in evidence to House of Commons Public Bill Committee
• Eight regions of the UK saw rental price falls during September 2014, while four saw increases
• Average monthly private rents in the UK (excluding London) now £728
• Average monthly private rent in London now £1,466
HMRC now also targeting employment intermediaries
HMRC’s yield from tax investigations into the construction sector jumped by 7% to a record £131 million last year*, up from £122 million the year before, says NoPalaver Group, a leading provider of accounting services to contractors.
0.99% discount rate for 2 years
HSBC will launch its lowest ever
Commenting on the DWP’s policy paper Better workplace pension: putting savers’ interests first, Will Aitken, a senior consultant at Towers Watson said:
• Lin Homer addressing PfP’s Tax Investigation conference today
• HMRC plans to work more closely with tax agents and intermediaries
The Swiss Franc declined 12 pips yesterday after having been down as much as -0.77% after the Swiss government downwardly revised its growth forecasts for 2014 and 2015 for the second time. The revision reflected the increasingly dismal economic outlook for its largest trading partner, Germany.