Escape velocity is the speed necessary to move away from a gravitational force without propulsion. In economic terms, this occurs when economies achieve at or above trend growth for successive quarters, without – or with less – government support. We believe that this is happening in the developed world, led by the United States, and perhaps the UK, and are positioning client portfolios to benefit, says Close Brothers Asset Management
Wealth Management 2014
From politics and property to philanthropy and film investment, high-net-worth individuals are in need of advice. Yet they are suffering from a lack of trust in their providers, whilst financial institutions are wracked by compliance and market uncertainty. This volatility has resulted in copious amounts of mergers and acquisitions, investment in scalable services and increased demand from clients. This annual report seeks out the opportunities in wealth management and private banking, for a UK market which is on the rise.
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High-net-worth individuals need to find the insurance cover that is right for their lifestyles or they could lose out, says Matthew Schofield, head of Zurich Private Clients
The question of your tax residence is of vital importance to your UK tax position, especially if you live abroad and are thinking of spending any time in the UK. If you are UK tax-resident, you pay UK income and capital gains tax on all your worldwide income and gains, whereas a non-resident is outside the scope of UK income tax and capital gains tax