Recent changes to the rules governing the tax-advantaged sector have created more restrictions in terms of what VCT and EIS funds can invest in, however there is no sign of a retreat on the part of the UK government in regards to the concept of tax-advantaged investment, according to managers.
Indeed, the various reliefs related to VCTs, EIS, SEIS or IHT portfolio services, not only remain in place, but given the changes on pensions last year, these products are the only "tax-advantaged, legitimate,...
Zero-tolerance approach to ailing companies
There are some long-standing practices in the asset management industry which are clearly ripe for review. However, removing past performance data from key funds documents appears a dangerous step and one likely to create worse outcomes for consumers.
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