Monthly Archives: June 2010

Lasting Powers Of Attorney

What would happen to your finances, if you were suddenly incapacitated and couldn’t deal with things?  Who would be able to step in and help you? Unless you had made a Lasting Power of Attorney, the answer is, no-one. Not … Continue reading

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Emergency Budget Highlights

Tuesday 22nd June 2010 saw the emergency budget delivered by George Osborne the Chancellor of the new coalition Government.  Many commentators predicted that a budget of tax increases and spending cuts would be delivered as the coalition Government made it … Continue reading

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Changes to Capital Gains Tax

There have been proposals to increase Capital Gains Tax (“CGT”) from 18% to up to 50% in the upcoming emergency budget on 22 June 2010.  CGT is payable on gains received which exceed the annual allowance.  This is currently of … Continue reading

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Unpaid Overtime

Recent reports have shown that approximately 5,000,000 Britons work around 7 hours unpaid overtime each week.  1 in 5 workers in Britain report feeling extremely stressed.  Whilst, the Government is proposing to expand flexible working legislation to assist workers, the … Continue reading

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