News & Views

Retirement postponed! Lack of exit strategy a problem for SME directors

A growing number of SME company directors are now stuck running their businesses into their 70s instead of retiring, as they haven’t planned their exit early enough. 

Our latest research reveals that one in eight (12.3%) directors of small and medium-sized businesses are aged 70 or over – some 73,430 people in 2017/18*. This is up from 72,400 SME directors over 70 the previous year. 

 

How do you put a price on passion?

At the recent Jersey Finance Private Wealth Conference in London, several high profile experts joined a panel to discuss the ups and downs of alternative asset investing, and to make the case for their own specialist area as the best asset class for investors to back in the current market.


 

Strength in numbers

Being part of a network can be a powerful thing. At Moore Stephens we are lucky to be our own business yet still have access to a wealth of expertise and experience that is distributed around the world in other Moore Stephens businesses.

Figures Reflect Appeal of Jersey’s Private Placement Regime and Strong Uptake in New Fund Structure

The number of alternative fund managers marketing into Europe through Jersey’s national private placement regimes (NPPRs) continued to rise during the first half of 2017 whilst there has been a strong uptake in the latest addition to Jersey’s regulatory framework, according to mid-year figures from Jersey’s regulator the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC).

Non-dom Update

It has been announced by the UK Government that the Finance Bill proposals relating to non-doms that were dropped prior to the election will be reintroduced, and that they will take effect from 6 April 2017 as originally envisaged. It is not clear when this will occur – the statement simply says "as soon as possible", and that could be as late as October, subject to no change of government.
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