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Brexit: Pound’s turbulence unsettling British pensions

Could drive pension pots worth hundreds of millions overseas Nigel Green October 31, 2016: The Brexit-battered pound has triggered a significant surge in people seeking advice on moving British pensions out of the UK. Since the UK’s historic vote to leave the EU, the sterling has fallen in value 14.5 per cent against the euro...
FinanceIslamic Banking

deVere Mortgages partners with Al Rayan Bank

deVere Mortgages partners with Al Rayan Bank ,To offer Sharia compliant home finance to purchase property in the UK October 11, 2016: deVere Mortgages and Al Rayan Bank have entered into a strategic partnership to offer Sharia-compliant mortgage alternatives to the growing number of expats looking to purchase property in the UK. The alliance follows...

Business lessons from British companies

Four firms give out tips that can help a business grow August 3, 2016: Business classes can only teach you so much about being successful. In the end the very best advice will come from those who have been there and have learned along the way. There are some things you just won’t find in...
Business Leaders

Cifas appoints a new chairman

Lady Barbara Judge will take up the role in September May 31, 2016: Cifas, the UK’s fraud prevention service, announced the appointment of Lady Barbara Judge as the organisation’s new chairman.  Lady Barbara will officially take up the role in September 2016, when she succeeds the outgoing chairman, Ken Cherrett, who is standing down after...
Business Leaders

Stanley Gibbons sells £495,000 ‘Holy Grail’ British stamp

It is only one of five used examples known to the world of philately March 14, 2016: Stanley Gibbons, the world’s pre-eminent prestige collectibles merchant, has sold one of Britain’s most iconic rare stamps, a ‘Plate 77 Penny Red’, for almost half a million pounds to a private collector. The £495,000 stamp is only one...
Business Leaders

‘Insurance companies should practice self-regulation’

Excerpts from an interesting interaction with Nihal Senaratne, chairman of Sri Lanka-based Senaratne Insurance Brokers (Pvt) Ltd. Jaya Smitha Menon February 17,2015: With 61 years of experience, Nihal Senaratne is a doyen of the insurance industry in Sri Lanka. His career and the insurance sector in Sri Lanka began almost at the same time; and...