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BUDGET 2008: Darling confirms Capital Gains Tax changes

Chancellor Alistair Darling has confirmed that the Capital Gains Tax rate has been slashed to a flat fee of 18%.

In today’s Budget speech, he says the entrepreneur relief rate of 9% for small business owners and burgeoning entrepreneurs will kick in at the beginning of April.


Wesleyan to grow sales force by 50%

Wesleyan Assurance Society is growing its sales force by 50% creating jobs for over 100 financial consultants.The firm provides tailored financial services for doctors, dentists, lawyers and teachers and expects the full recruitment process to take two years.Wesleyan is establishing its own training academy to ensure that it can fill the vacancies with candidates of […]

RBSIP hikes five-year rate

RBS for Intermdiaries is increasing the rate of its First Active five-year fixed rate remortgage range from 5.6% to 5.75%. The fix applies until April 30 2013 and features a £799 arrangement fee.

Service to help brokers meet TCF regulations

Brokers can monitor their compliance with the Financial Services Authority’s Treating Customers Fairly initiative with a new health check offer from compliance specialist MS2M.The service is based on a questionnaire that uses a traffic light system to help brokers identify the systems and processes they need to review to ensure full compliance with the regime.MS2M […]


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