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Don’t Miss The Best Days

The recent spike in volatility highlighted once again that attempting to time the market is difficult and can be costly. A month or so on from February’s correction, the bull run for equity markets has entered its tenth year. But it would be wrong for investors to assume that the …

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Marine Salvage Law

Frequent question: is it true that if you help anybody at sea you have a right to a compensation or even a percentage of the vessel? Along the history the salvage has been considered a question of seamanship honour and when a person was in peril it has been always …

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Big Data Is Your Data

Facebook is in trouble again. Founder and king of the billionaire geeks Mark Zuckerberg shunned his trademark jeans T-shirt and trainers in favour of suit and tie and began apologising to anyone who was ready to listen to him, which turned out to be virtually everybody. It transpired that the …

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Voly – Yacht Accounting The Modern Way

The only double-entry multi currency software designed specifically for yachting industry. Voly’s approach is to deliver modern accounting utilising the latest technologies in the form of a mobile crew app for expense reporting, coupled with an integrated prepaid MasterCard. The Voly prepaid card ensures all transactions are recorded directly into …

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The Future Of Employee Benefits

Benefits that concentrate on tackling employee ill-health and helping people stay in work are gaining political traction. In October 2016, the government released a green paper on employee benefits. 1 The paper sets out plans to transform employment prospects for disabled people and those with long term health conditions over …

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Trade War! What Is It Good For?

By Phill McCoffers Last month Donald Trump, at a stroke of the Presidential pen imposed harsh tariffs on imports of steel 25% and aluminium (or aluminum if you prefer) 10%, in order to fulfil yet another hastily constructed soundbite delivered on the stump from a candidate which many people believe …

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The 18 Months Temporary Importation VAT Relief

The Temporary Importation (TI) VAT relief is regulated in the provisions of the EU Council Regulation (EEC) No 2913/92 establishing the Community Customs Code means for non-EU vessels are intended for re-export may be temporarily be brought into and used for private purposes in the EU, or more strictly in …

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Lifestyle Choice

‘Lifestyling’ is the default investment option of many pension savers, but relying on it may be the wrong approach. Many defined contribution pension plans automatically move savers’ investments into lower-risk funds as they approach their retirement age – a practice known as ‘lifestyling’. The exact mechanism varies between providers, but …

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