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Your plans for 2018 and beyond - focus on the long game

Your plans for 2018 and beyond - focus on the long game

A New Year brings a fresh mindset – an opportunity to take stock and re-focus for the year ahead, in both our personal and financial lives.

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Financial & Tax Acuity Winter 2017-18

Financial & Tax Acuity Winter 2017-18

Our regular update on financial, investment and tax developments for investors, company directors and private clients.

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Scottish Budget 2018-19

Scottish Budget 2018-19

Derek Mackay MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution delivered his Scottish draft budget for 2018-19 in the Scottish Parliament on 14th December 2017.

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Tax Planning for Life 2017-18

Tax Planning for Life 2017-18

Our Tax Planning for Life 2017-18 guide navigates you through a wide range of planning opportunities and strategies for all stages and facets of life: from childhood to working/business life and onwards to those happy golden years of retirement and semi-retirement.

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Pensions Changes - How mistakes are still being made

Pensions Changes - How mistakes are still being made

Thanks to the changes in pension legislation that came into effect in April 2015, those who have defined contribution pension plans have more choice available to them than ever before.

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Scott Lawson, IFA joins the team

Scott Lawson, IFA joins the team

Martin Aitken Financial Services Limited (MAFS) has appointed Scott Lawson as an Independent Financial Advisor to further strengthen its financial planning team.

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International Tax Compliance

International Tax Compliance (Client Notification) Regulations 2016

The UK Government has introduced Regulations under which Martin Aitken Financial Services are designated as Specified Relevant Persons.

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UK Spring Budget 2017

The final Spring Budget came just three months after the Autumn Statement and the number of Budget documents issued by the HM Treasury shrank significantly from the last Spring's Budget 2016.

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Autumn Statement 2016

Autumn Statement 2016

The Chancellor presented his first, and last, Autumn Statement against a background of reduced growth forecasts and the urgent need to tackle the long-term weaknesses of the UK economy. His declared ambition is to make UK ‘match-fit’ for Brexit.

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Financial & Tax Acuity Winter 2016-17

Financial, tax and investment matters for company directors, business owner-managers, private individuals and families.

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BREXIT and Property Funds Update

BREXIT and Property Funds Update

Following on from our Brexit briefing published in July 2016, regarding the suspension of some property funds, this communication is intended to update you on the most recent developments:

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BREXIT and property Funds

BREXIT and property Funds

You may have heard on the news or read in the press that Standard Life, Aviva, M&G, Canada Life and Henderson have suspended trading on their Property Funds. This is not the first time that this has happened.

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Post EU Referendum Comment

Post EU Referendum Comment

Whichever way you voted, 23 June 2016 will be remembered as a momentous day in the history of not only the UK, but also Europe and beyond. After months of uncertainty and market volatility, the people of the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU) by 51.9% to 48.1%, after 43 years of membership.

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