Who Does The Money In Your Investment Account Belong To – Beaufort Securities

In private investor circles, the main talking point this year has been the scandal surrounding Beaufort Securities. It has left many investors asking the question β€œwho does the money in my investment account really belong to?” Background to the Beaufort Securities Scandal On 2 March 2018, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) declared Beaufort Securities Limited …

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Watch This If You Hate Activist Investing

Activist Investors. You either love them or you hate them. I have always been one of those people that hated these types of investors as they want control over a company. I have had this idea that activist investors were value destroying for long term shareholders. But this all changed when I watched a recent …

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Tax on UK and Foreign Dividend Income

How dividends are tax for UK residents can be a tricky subject for many. Handling tax is easy for businesses as there are industry specific payroll companies such as entertainment payroll companies which manage it for you. But here I will explain how both UK and Foreign dividends are treated for different tax bands. This …

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What happens when a company you have invested in goes bust ?

Ever wonder what happens to your equity once a company you have invested in (whether a private company or one listed on the stock exchange) goes into administration. The first question that will come to most peoples minds is whether or not I will get the money I have invested back? In order to answer …

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