Finance 2011

Aliyah: Moving to Israel is good for your wealth

May 11, 2011

Not so long ago, the thought of moving to Israel in order to save tax would have been laughable, but that has all changed. Israel is now one of the most tax-efficient countries in the world. The way the tax rules work in the UK and how they interlink with the Israeli system makes aliyah from the UK particularly attractive.

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Tax: They won't catch me... will they?

May 11, 2011

After a long period during which it appeared that HM Revenue & Customs didn't quite know what to do next, the past few months have seen a flurry of activity on offshore bank accounts and tax evasion. First came news of a possible deal covering UK residents with Swiss bank accounts.

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Legal advice: Tax deal of the decade

May 11, 2011

HM Revenue and Customs is under increasing pressure to collect as much tax as possible, with optimum cost-effectiveness. In September 2009, it launched the Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility (LDF) as a mechanism for UK taxpayers with undisclosed offshore assets to turn black money into white.

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Executive Travel: Steering committee

May 11, 2011

It's the familiar scenario. The early start... the hectic schedule... an urgent appointment or meeting, anxious about being there on time. The trip to the airport - is the car going to turn up?

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Angels: Woman power

By Anna Sofat, May 11, 2011

In identifying key areas where the government should act decisively to ensure stability and growth, the Federation of Small Business, in its recently published report, argues that to cultivate growth and confidence women entrepreneurs should be a priority.

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Insurance: Just what the doctor ordered

May 11, 2011

If fear of the cost of health insurance has dissuaded you from taking the plunge, now might just be the time to dip a toe in the water.

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