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China wine fund eyes California targets | Daily wine news - the latest breaking wine news from around the world | News | decanter.com

China wine fund eyes California targets | Daily wine news - the latest breaking wine news from around the world | News | decanter.com | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
A US$100m wine investment fund set up by China's Hina Group has no shortage of potential targets among top wineries in California, according to an adviser.
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Social care: thousands of pensioners lose home due to poor procedures - MSN Money UK

Social care: thousands of pensioners lose home due to poor procedures - MSN Money UK | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
Social care: thousands of pensioners lose home due to poor proceduresMSN Money UKPoor procedures in the NHS have meant that thousands of pensioners have wrongly lost their homes to pay for social care.

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Money Watch: Making your retirement nest egg last - USA TODAY

Money Watch: Making your retirement nest egg last - USA TODAY | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
Money Watch: Making your retirement nest egg lastUSA TODAY2012 - MoneyWatch, a personal finance column that runs every Saturday, features a financial planner from the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors answering reader questions...
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Ten ways HMRC checks if you’re cheating - FT.com

From browsing Facebook profiles, to noting careless talk in the pub, to talking to bitter ex-partners, HM Revenue & Customs is watching and listening.

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UK Seen Shrinking This Quarter as Triple-Dip Risk Increases - Bloomberg

UK Seen Shrinking This Quarter as Triple-Dip Risk Increases - Bloomberg | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
UK Seen Shrinking This Quarter as Triple-Dip Risk IncreasesBloombergBritain's economy may shrink this quarter and the risk has increased that the country will succumb to its first triple-dip recession since records began almost six decades ago,...
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Divide on platform fee disclosure - FT Adviser

Divide on platform fee disclosure - FT Adviser | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
FT AdviserDivide on platform fee disclosureFT AdviserMajor platforms are at odds over how to disclose the fees they take from annual management charges in the 12 months between the RDR and the ban on kickbacks to platforms, which comes in at the...
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There’s more to pay than just wages - Raconteur

There’s more to pay than just wages - Raconteur | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it

Here's my article on flexible benefits for the latest Raconteur supplement on employee benefits, published with The Times today. 

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Embattled legal fund fires investment manager, delays audit - FTAdviser.com

Embattled legal fund fires investment manager, delays audit - FTAdviser.com | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
Suspended legal fund appoints auditor KPMG to provide advisory services during an interim period.
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Financial advisers earnings close in on accountants | Analysis | Money Marketing

Financial advisers earnings close in on accountants | Analysis | Money Marketing | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
Despite the average wage increasing by 62% more than inflation since 1986, financial advisers are earning just £18.44 an hour.
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World gold demand slips 11 percent in 3Q on falling investment demand, China ... - Washington Post

World gold demand slips 11 percent in 3Q on falling investment demand, China ...Washington PostHONG KONG — Global gold demand fell in the third quarter as investors bought fewer bars and coins and buyers in China held back because of an economic...
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L&G reveals RDR adviser charging proposition | News | Money Marketing

L&G reveals RDR adviser charging proposition | News | Money Marketing | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
The provider will support adviser charging across a core product range for new investments (L&G reveals RDR adviser charging proposition http://t.co/bon8QzCK...)...
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Who will be the knight in shining armour for IFAs? - FTAdviser.com

Why can’t IFAs get someone of Mr Godfrey’s calibre to represent them?
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Why Are Savings Account Rates So Low? - Personal Finance ...

... yield because when I see a single percent, I [...]Why Are Savings Account Rates So Low? from personal finance blog Bargaineering.com. The post Why Are Savings Account Rates So Low? appeared first on Bargaineering.
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How much money do we spend on international aid in the UK?

How much money do we spend on international aid in the UK? | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
One of the challenges we face when talking about overseas aid is that people routinely over-estimate how much we spend and under-estimate the results. But by how much? ONE recently interviewed people across the UK to find out.
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More small firms depend on personal finances [UK]

 A significant proportion of the UK's small firms may be relying on the personal finances of their owners in order to continue trading.

That was the finding of a survey conducted by the think-tank, the Centre for Economic and Business Research (CEBR).

Polling some 750 enterprises employing 20 workers or fewer, the CEBR reported that, on average, business owners have been directing £20,000 from personal assets into their firms.

Of those who responded, 27 per cent admitted to requesting loans from family and friends in order to keep the businesses solvent....


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UK bank bailout money 'may never be recovered': Report - Moneycontrol.com

UK bank bailout money 'may never be recovered': Report - Moneycontrol.com | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
Moneycontrol.comUK bank bailout money 'may never be recovered': ReportMoneycontrol.comThe UK taxpayer could lose the entire 66 billion pounds (USD 107 billion) paid to bail out struggling Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Lloyds at the height of the...
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Employees should be 'treated as customers' to increase pension ...

Employees should be 'treated as customers' to increase pension ... | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
Employers need to market pensions information to their employees as if they were customers, according to Ferrier Pearce.
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Skandia: Platforms should not bill fund managers for services - Money Marketing

Skandia: Platforms should not bill fund managers for services - Money Marketing | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
Money MarketingSkandia: Platforms should not bill fund managers for servicesMoney MarketingSkandia head of proposition Graham Bentley says platforms should take account of the services they provide to asset managers when setting their prices,...
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UK local authorities hooked on cheap public funding - Reuters

UK local authorities hooked on cheap public fundingReutersUK lowers public loan rate, stifling potential bond deals. By John Geddie.
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JP Morgan to expand flexible benefits plan | News | Employee Benefits

JP Morgan to expand flexible benefits plan | News | Employee Benefits | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
EXCLUSIVE: New benefits to be added in second year of flex.
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Wraps & Platforms: Crucial for business and here for the long term - FT Adviser

Wraps & Platforms: Crucial for business and here for the long term - FT Adviser | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
FT AdviserWraps & Platforms: Crucial for business and here for the long termFT AdviserSo crucial have wraps and platforms become to an adviser's business, and are seen as having a permanent place in the future, that the number of platforms has...
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Petition to halt 'attack' on police pensions exceeds 100,000 signatures

Petition to halt 'attack' on police pensions exceeds 100,000 signatures | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
Over 100000 police officers have now signed an online petition calling on the government to halt its 'attack' on police pensions. As a result the issue could be selected for parliamentary debate.
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Child poverty 'not just about income'

Child poverty 'not just about income' | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith explains why he thinks the current definition of child poverty does not work.
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Financial Advisers Act amended to better regulate industry - Channel NewsAsia

Financial Advisers Act amended to better regulate industry - Channel NewsAsia | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
The Financial Advisers Act has been amended to make financial advisers, or FAs, more liable for making false or misleading statements to customers.
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Corzine blamed for MF Global collapse - FT.com

Corzine blamed for MF Global collapse - FT.com | futureproofmoney | Scoop.it
A powerful US congressional committee has blamed Jon Corzine, former chief executive of MF Global, for the futures broker’s collapse in a withering attack on the character of a man who scaled the heights of both Wall Street, becoming a senior...
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