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  • 9½ Weeks starring Kim Basinger and Mickey Rourke wasn’t rated by the critics so it might seem odd to find a reference to this 1986 film about psychosexual stimulation in Leasing Life magazine. This article, written for Leasing Life, isn’t actually about a fictional relationship lasting 9½ weeks but instead a real one lasting 9½ years. It is, of course, the relationship between the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the leasing industry.
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    Last week’s ITV documentary, ‘Cash in hand- Payday loans’ gave us a fly-on-the-wall view of the collections department at payday lender Uncle Buck. We consider the need for a fresh look at how collections are carried out in the high cost short term credit market.
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    Last month it was announced that FCA chief executive Martin Wheatley would be stepping down in September, following the Chancellor's decision not to renew his term of appointment next year. We explore the significance of this for FCA regulated firms.
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    Making it harder to be a bank Posted on 08 July 2015

    How the Chancellor's new banking profit tax surcharge could impact asset finance - and why a small crowdfunding platform in Caerphilly might point towards an answer.
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    The Office of Tax Simplification's new tax complexity index has leasing at the top of the table for impact of complexity. We assess what this means, particularly given the need for changes to the tax rules when the IASB's new accounting standard is completed.
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    Archive of blogs to June 2015 Posted on 23 June 2015

    Click below to see all of our blogs from our old website.
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