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12 Jan 2022
Sustainable Investing

Sustainable Investing

Our CIO Matt Strachan recently appeared on Asset TV to discuss the impact of COP26 on the investment industry; from methane emissions to international carbon markets, the pros and cons of clean technology and the developing world of carbon offsets. To view, please continue reading and click on the highlighted link. Registration may be required.

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10 Dec 2021
Is it time to look more closely at the Alternative Investment Market?

Is it time to look more closely at the Alternative Investment Market?

  This article was first published by Nucleus on  9th December 2021 and can be found at the following link https://illuminate.nucleusfinancial.com/blog/it-time-look-more-closely-alternative-investment-market   With the global economy slowly recovering from pandemic lockdowns, Covid-19 continues to have a heavy impact on some regions of the world, keeping the supply chain badly out of kilter.   Good luck…

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16 Sep 2021
All Thorntons Investments model portfolios now VAT exempt

All Thorntons Investments model portfolios now VAT exempt

  This article was first published by Investment Week on 16 September 2021 and can be found at the following link: https://www.investmentweek.co.uk/news/4037177/thorntons-investments-scraps-vat-charges-mps   Thorntons Investments are now treating all our model portfolio services as VAT exempt.  From 1st July 2021, all existing investors in our AIM Inheritance Tax Portfolio Service and Managed Portfolio Service no…

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27 Aug 2021
AIM for flexibility in Inheritance Tax Planning

AIM for flexibility in Inheritance Tax Planning

This article was first published by Embark Adviser on 10 August 2021 and can be found at the following link: https://embarkgroup.co.uk/insights/aim-for-flexibility-in-inheritance-tax-planning/ Taxation has existed almost as long as civilisation itself, with earliest records dating back to 3300 BC. Throughout history there have been countless ways of raising tax, ranging from the fairly obvious to the…

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12 Mar 2021
Beware the ISA Inheritance Tax Trap

Beware the ISA Inheritance Tax Trap

This article was first published by Nucleus on 12 March 2021 and can be found at the following link: https://illuminate.nucleusfinancial.com/blog/aim-relief-role-aim-investing-iht-planning As advisers encourage clients to utilise their ISA allowances before the end of the tax year and for the new tax year, we see the usual round of news stories appearing on the number of…

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8 Jan 2021
Urgent Notification – Potential Fraudulent Email Correspondence

Urgent Notification – Potential Fraudulent Email Correspondence

We have recently become aware of an attempted fraud being perpetrated against one of our clients. Fortunately, it was brought to our attention quickly and there was no impact to our client.   However, please be aware of any email correspondence coming from anyone claiming to be an employee of Thorntons Investments contacting you with an…

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