New UK tax year (2019/2020): Implications for expats

We ticked over into UK tax year 2019/2020 a few weeks ago and this brought a resetting of thresholds and allowances for the next 12 months.

This post summarizes the changes that specifically affect expats. Continue reading “New UK tax year (2019/2020): Implications for expats”

Lesson from London Capital & Finance: risk and return are always related

I’ve been reading a lot about London Capital & Finance (LC&F) recently.

In case you haven’t seen the story, they are a UK investment firm that went into administration a few weeks ago. ​​​​​

They had 11,605 investors who had invested GBP236 million and who now stand to lose a significant part of their money (administrators think they could get as little as 20% of their savings back). Many of these investors were simply looking for a home for an inheritance or the tax free lump sum from their pension. Continue reading “Lesson from London Capital & Finance: risk and return are always related”