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Depositor Protection Scheme and Your Savings

November 14 2011 | Category: Figures and Facts

Each individual banking license is separately protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)’s Depositor Protection Scheme, but the separate trading styles within that license are not separately protected. The...

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Avoiding the 62% Income Tax Trap

October 24 2011 | Category: Money advice

Having recently done some work for one our clients on this, I thought it maybe useful to share this with you all. The bit of earnings between £100,000 and £114,950 is one of the most highly taxed bits of income you have. Not ...

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Welcome Sam

July 14 2011 | Category: PR / Newsroom

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome Sam to the team here at Chilvester. Sam has been employed as a Paraplanner to provide us with a research function and supply technical support both to staff here and also to you, ou...

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Not letting the tax tail wag the dog

March 15 2010 | Category: Money advice

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs do not like tax avoidance and whilst we all try to do what we can to reduce our liabilities to tax through fair means, we must always be aware that not everything that is promoted as tax efficie...

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Are you getting the most from gift aid?

November 19 2008 | Category: Money advice, Uncategorised

I understand that a number of our clients make donations to charities or Community Amateur Sports Clubs through the use of Gift Aid. The advantage of gift aiding contributions is that the charity can reclaim the 20% basic rate ta...

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