Is the UK still attractive for investors in Asia?
Jump in Tier 1 investor visa applications but expats should review how they are positioned
The challenge to advisers posed by low cost platform rivals
When Vanguard UK announced a 50% reduction in its UK closed-platform fee structure for online clients recently, it certainly caused a stir, says Paul Gambles, managing director of Thailand-based MBMG Group.
People Moves | 1 Dec 16
PEOPLE MOVES: Zurich, MBMG, Close Brothers
A Zurich stalwart has been hired to the Middle East to head up the life insurer’s retail distribution team, while Bangkok-based advisory firm MBMG announces a departure. Close Brothers appoints a new business development director, who will work closely with UK advisers.
Bangkok-based MBMG co-founder Graham Macdonald to retire
MBMG Group co-founder and managing director, Graham Macdonald, has confirmed that he will retire from his post in Thailand at the end of May.
Tax & Regulation | 30 Apr 15
Concerns grow over post-UK election expat tax crackdown
The outcome of the UK General Election on 7 May is still not completely clear, but financial advisers are warning that some party policies might impact negatively on their clients, particularly those with ‘non-domicile’ status.