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BUDGET 2007: Capital Gains Tax to double for married couples

The chancellor says Capital Gains Tax allowance will double for married couples.

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Renaming bridging loans would boost understanding

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Abbey launches ‘Green Loans’

Abbey has decided to launch green loans in a bid to encourage homeowners to jump on the eco-friendly band wagon.Paul Morrish, product executive of loans at Abbey, says: “Abbey welcomes the government’s drive to improve home energy efficiency and believes provision of personal loans specially designed for this purpose will support this positive environmental initiative. […]

Accidents can change clients’ lives

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Brexit and the mid cap buying opportunities

Video update from Mark Martin, Head of UK Equities, Neptune Investment Management With the Brexit referendum scheduled for 23 June, how much risk is priced into the market and is the current volatility a long-term buying opportunity? Watch Mark Martin, Head of UK Equities, and Holly Cassell, Assistant Manager on the UK Mid Cap and […]

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