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November 2016 Archive

  • Who's Who Legal: Private client

    Five outstanding nominees represent London based private wealth boutiques Maurice Turnor Gardner including Ceris Gardner, Clare Maurice, Richard Turnor, Arabella Murphy and Ed Powles.

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  • No let up for HNWs from the taxman

    A recent report issued by the National Audit Office (NAO) has confirmed that HMRC is currently conducting formal enquiries into the tax affairs of around a third of the UK’s high net worth individuals.

    Posted by Hannah Blakey on
  • David Bowie’s £33 million art sale negates hefty inheritance tax bill

    Part of the wonderfully eclectic collection of artworks accumulated by the late David Bowie went under the hammer at Sotheby’s earlier this month. Unsurprisingly, many works sold for prices that exceeded the estimates given by the auction house.

    Posted by Rosalind Hetherington on
  • Why Giving Tuesday beats Black Friday

    Forget Black Friday (which we are led to believe, by the popular press, is generally a con anyway), cast out the Scrooge-inspired dreams of ‘doing’ the festive season on the cheap - the date for your calendar should really be Giving Tuesday.

    Posted by Anna Gaston on
  • The inheritance tax advantage of skipping a generation

    According to MP Gavin Barwell, pensioners should ‘disinherit their children and instead leave their homes and wealth to their grandchildren, to help young people to get onto the property ladder’.

    Posted by Arabella Murphy on