Salary sacrifice schemes and school fees



Salary Sacrifice

Many organisations offer salary sacrifice schemes. A salary sacrifice scheme is a contractual arrangement under which an employee accepts reduced gross pay in return for their employer providing a specific non-cash benefit.

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Offshore bonds fund school fees



Foreign currency

Offshore bonds are single premium life insurance policies. The bond is an investment portfolio structured in a way to combine a life insurance policy and a portfolio to create a wrapper through which investors can buy, manage and sell their assets. They provide an environment for assets to grow with little or no tax.

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Loans for School Fees



Hanford School

School fees payments may start at an affordable level, but often the ability to sustain these fees from income becomes difficult to maintain when additional children start school and perhaps only one parent’s income is being utilised.

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Introduction of VAT on Private School Fees?



Jeremy Corbyn announced on Thursday 6th April 2017 that a Labour government would introduce charging of VAT on private school fees. The fund generated, estimated to be about £1.3 billion per year, would be used to provide free meals for all primary school pupils.

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Independent School Council Census 2016 Highlights



Students with exam results

There are approximately 2,500 Independent Schools in the UK. 1,280 of these schools are members of the Independent School Council (ISC). The ISC produces an annual census. The highlights of the census reported in this article reflect the position in the 2015/2016 school year.

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Is it natural to procrastinate?



morning tea

Britons would rather vacuum than review their pensions Why should you start planning for your future now? Retirement might seem like a long way off, but the sooner you plan for it financially, the less you are likely to have to put aside. Planning for your financial future early in your working life will allow […]

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