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BREXIT – Changing Your Mind..

Brexit (In the remote chance you haven’t heard is shorthand for Britain’s exit from the European Union.) is awfully complicated, it turns out, way more complicated than almost anybody anticipated. The countdown clock to Brexit day on March the 29th next year is ticking relentlessly and there is still much …

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Underfunded, Under-Risked & Underwhelmed

Research supports assumptions that would-be retirees are saving too little, taking too little risk and have limited knowledge. Research published by The Wisdom Council (TWC), suggests that cash and property are trusted more than pensions, with some people seeing these options as “safer” and in the case of property “a better …

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Immigration – The Unpalatable Solution?

This summer Spain has seen the numbers of migrants reaching her shores from the nearby African coast increase markedly as Italy has toughened its stance after years of migration from Libya. Those in search of a better life have trodden a route to the Iberian peninsula. In May alone Andalusia …

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Creating A Fairer Society

A new generational contract is needed to tackle the big challenges faced by Britain’s young and old, according to a leading think tank. The principle that different generations will provide support to each other at different stages of their lives underpins not just what we do as families, but also …

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Urban Rebirth

It’s been coming for a while now, but the long slow decline of the traditional high street seems to have shifted up a gear in 2018 and there is very little on the horizon to suggest there is a reverse option. Bricks and mortar retailers large and small have enjoyed …

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Nationality Of A Vessel: Flag State

The nationality of a vessel is a technic to assign any ship or  vessel to a certain national legal statute or jurisdiction of a concrete state under whose laws the vessel is registered or licensed. Ships have the nationality of the State whose flag they are entitled to fly  and …

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Stress Management

How can employers play a greater role in supporting the mental health of their employees? The focus for Mental Health Awareness Week is stress. The campaign aims to understand how many of us are living with high levels of stress and what the triggers are. Research by the Mental Health …

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Introducing the ‘Carbon Bubble’

I’ll start with a bit of good news for a change this month. A study released last month appears to add weight to the growing evidence that the end global reliance on oil and fossil fuels is on the horizon, and we are going to be there in a small …

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VAT In The Acquisition Of Yachts In Spain

The purchase of a pleasure craft from a taxable person in terms of VAT – company or entrepreneurial – in Spain in principle obliges payment of the VAT at the general tax rate of 21%. We have to distinguish several cases. The seller is an individual not acting as entrepreneurial: …

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