The Future

                    I met with a brilliant a�?futurista�? two days ago a�� John Sanei (pictured, with him on the right). I think that you too should find out why we will all have no fridges soon, and why fridge manufacturers are missing a trick by not buying drone...

VAT in the UAE

Federal Tax Authority publishes draft UAE VAT regulations The Federal Tax Authority has published the draft VAT executiveA�regulations on its website: https://tax.gov.ae/pdf/Draft-Executive-Regulation-for-Federal-Decree-Law-on-VAT.pdf It is important to note that the...

Nine in Ten

Nine in Ten UK Pension holders in dark over Death Benefits Only 7% of people with Pensions from UK employment know how their Pension funds will be treated in the event of their death, with only 4% understanding how those funds will be taxed. New research, by a Pension...

Long Life

Scientists believe this is the maximum age men and women can live to Fundamentally, the secret to a longer life is no great secret. It’s laid out before us like an IKEA instruction manual: sensible diet, regular exercise, minimal interaction with other road...

Pension Deficits

It is a worry when companies like BT Group Plc and Marks & Spencer Group Plc have liabilities which are almost double their market value! Other firms with big Pension liabilities like Tui AG, BAE Systems Plc and AA Plc could be in trouble too. The idea that...

Independent Financial Advice

Those who received financial advice in the 2001-2007 period had accumulated significantly more liquid financial assets and pension wealth than their unadvised equivalent peers by 2012-14, a report by the UK think tank International Longevity Centre has found. a�?The...

Monarch Airlines

Monarch collapse leaves yet another Pension fund up in the air Monarcha��s owner, Greybull Capital, said it had been talking to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) since 2014 and had not taken out loan repayments, dividends or interest in the past three years....

UK Company Pensions

BT’s move to cut workers’ pensions has implications for millions Thousands of pensioners face the prospect of sharply reduced retirement incomes as major British companies attempt to alter the terms of ruinously expensive pension pledges. Telecoms giant BT...

British Expats and Taxes

A Leading Insurance Companya��s recent research shows 74% of UK expats who consider themselves no longer UK domiciled still hold assets in the UK, and 81% have not ruled out returning to the UK in the future. This means HMRC is likely to still consider them to be...

Rent

LetA�theA�Rent Index be your Guide http://www.dubailand.gov.ae/English/Pages/Rental-Increase-calculator.aspx The Dubai Land Department manages and updates the Rent Index, which serves as a reference point for both tenants and landlords. The index shows the average...