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November 25, 2013updated 11 Jan 2016 2:24pm

Ruthless companies push execs to suicide, Capital Gains Tax laid bare and new investment fee calculator

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In the best of Spear’s last week, work pressures push executives to suicide, we tell you all you need to know about the proposed Capital Gains Tax and a new fee calculator is set to improve transparency for investors

1. As work pressures push executives to suicide, ruthless companies must learn compassion
After the suicide of yet another high-flying executive (Pierre Wauthier, pictured below), companies are finally realising that stress at work is an issue that needs urgent attention, says Rob Davies

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2. Everything you wanted to know about the proposed Capital Gains Tax charge
Following the government’s proposed Capital Gains Tax on British property sold by non-residents, Giulia Cambieri and Alex Matchett ask London’s top experts how this could affect HNWs and if there is anything you should be worried about

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3. Transparency revolution poised to sweep wealth management industry
The European Council is expected to vote in favour of the introduction of an online calculator that would allow private investors to better understand the total fees charged by fund managers and to compare products between different providers, says Giulia Cambieri

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4. I am an ex-pat but have property in the UK. How will I be affected by the Chancellor’s plans to extend capital gains tax to cover any sale of property I make?
At the moment, the basic rule is that individuals who are resident outside the UK do not pay capital gains tax in the UK, even on the disposal of UK assets. This contributes to the attractiveness of UK real estate as an investment class for foreign investors, and is one…

5. Questions for Eugenio Re Rebaudengo about online art site Artuner
Josh Spero speaks to Eugenio Re Rebaudengo, scion of a notable family of collectors, about his online gallery

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And the best of the blogs

‘Futile, Marxist’ Capital Gains Tax will harm London, says King of Bishops Avenue Trevor Abrahmsohn
Abrahmsohn (pictured below) underlined the importance of a favourable political, economic and tax climate, warning that a bad tax policy could ‘be very damning for the UK and, in particular, London’. Alex Matchett reports


When an estate sells off a village, everything can change
The recent news that the picturesque village of Bantham is shortly to be sold by the Evans Estate has brought ownership of landed estates back into the spotlight


Emily Rookwood enjoys fine autumnal fare at homely Midsummer House
My latest day trip took me to the cobbled streets of Cambridge to visit Daniel Clifford’s two Michelin starred restaurant on the banks of the Cam

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