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The £1 trillion pie

The wealth of Scottish households has grown rapidly in recent years and now exceeds £1 trillion for

The use of wealth in retirement

There has been lots of recent research and debate on individuals’ accumulation of wealth for retirement, driven

Avoiding the risks of regulatory red tape

The extent of regulation of insurance companies has grown significantly in recent decades. The ‘freedom with publicity’

Why the EU needs the City too

The UK might appear to have the most to lose from Brexit if City firms find it

Offshore bet

Offshore financial centres (OFCs) are alleged to be hotbeds of tax evasion. Their role in facilitating individual

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By Conor D'Arcy; Torsten Bell

The wealth of Scottish households has grown rapidly in recent years and now exceeds £1 trillion for the first time.…

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By Rowena Crawford

There has been lots of recent research and debate on individuals’ accumulation of wealth for retirement, driven by the concern…

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By Professor Philip Booth

The extent of regulation of insurance companies has grown significantly in recent decades. The ‘freedom with publicity’ regime which defined…

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By Julian Jessop

The UK might appear to have the most to lose from Brexit if City firms find it harder to sell…

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By Diego Zuluaga

Offshore financial centres (OFCs) are alleged to be hotbeds of tax evasion. Their role in facilitating individual and corporate tax…

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By Sam Lowe; Ian Bond; Sophia Besch

On Brexit, TTIP and the City of London - The EU was keen to include financial services in TTIP, the…

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By Catherine McBride; Shanker Singham

As the most globally active financial services provider, the UK has the potential to be a key player in helping…

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By Cormac O'Dea;  David Sturrock

This paper investigates individuals’ expectations about their own survival to older ages and compares these to projected and actual survival…

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By Various Authors

This paper examinines the structural, systemic and cultural issues in the UK’s anti-money-laundering regime as it relates to information and…

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