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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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19 Jun 2020
Matt Strachan looks back at the history and success of the Alternative Investment Market, which was launched 25 years ago this week.

Matt Strachan looks back at the history and success of the Alternative Investment Market, which was launched 25 years ago this week.

This week is the 25th anniversary of the Alternative Investment Market (AIM). So, I thought it appropriate to indulge a little in its history and success. I remember its launch well, as I had been responsible for a couple of investments on one of its forebears, the Unlisted Securities Market (USM). Back in 1995 it…

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7 Nov 2019
Thorntons Investments named ‘Best AIM Portfolio Service Runner Up’ at the 2019 Growth Investors Awards

Thorntons Investments named ‘Best AIM Portfolio Service Runner Up’ at the 2019 Growth Investors Awards

Thorntons Investments celebrated success at the 2019 Growth Investors  Awards last night when named as the runner up for Best AIM Portfolio Service. The award recognises tax-efficient investment managers who champion AIM with advisers and investors and can demonstrate both outstanding performance and a real commitment to the market. Matt Strachan, Chief Investment Officer, commented: “We are very…

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31 Oct 2019
Thorntons Investments bolsters Board with Rosengarten appointment

Thorntons Investments bolsters Board with Rosengarten appointment

Thorntons Investments has appointed Ed Rosengarten to the Board as a non-executive director with immediate effect. The appointment comes as Thorntons Investments seeks to strengthen its presence in London and the South of England as it further develops and grows its discretionary investment services proposition. Ed brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the…

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