11th July 2013
The Ideas Factory: Pitch and Network evening Our next event will be on the Thursday, 11th July at the RADA studios . We meet every six weeks or so in Central London. New concepts are...View More Information
At the Ideas Factory we believe in the importance of knowledge and information. A solid understanding of the principles and issues involved in investing and money matters is vital to help you make informed decisions.
Over many years in the business we have made invaluable connections with some very experienced people who have shared their know-how with us, and we in turn are making these resources available to you.
We've brought them together in one place, here on our website to save you valuable time trawling the internet looking for information. Just follow the links below and enjoy a leisurely browse - who knows where it could lead?
We hope you are enjoying our new website. Because we have a plethora of educational, property, business templates and how to articles, a lot of them are out of date. There are literally hundreds of these pages and we are currently updating the articles with the latest and up to date information, for you to enjoy. Please bear with us, as we upload the latest articles over the next month or so. Thank you for reading this message.
Just click to play the video link above to learn how the Ideas Factory's education pages can help you.
An invaluable selection of ebooks covering numerous topics, aimed at helping you to develop a clear business mindset. These include articles on confidence-building, effective sales techniques, time management skills and inspirational guides.
We've also provided a set of business templates for you to use and adapt to your own requirements.
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How to claim interest relief on your residential mortgage Most people will tell you that claiming interest relief against your PPR (principal private residence) isn't possible and in theory they are right, but by employing a little known, but simple, tax relief and indulging in some...Read The Complete Story
How to boost your retirement income by 137% Far from being boring, pensions are one of the most powerful weapons in any investor's financial armoury. When you contribute to a pension plan you benefit from 2 very important tax breaks. Firstly, you receive tax relief on any contributions...Read The Complete Story
Essential tax checklist for moving abroad Leaving the UK, whether it is for tax reasons or purely for a change of lifestyle, isn't just a matter of buying a new home, shipping your possessions over and moving in. There are a whole multitude of things that you will need to take into...Read The Complete Story
Property investors to benefit from tax changes in Italy Property investors in Italy have been boosted by some recent changes to the country's tax laws and private buyers looking for holiday homes which they intend to use and rent out look set to benefit. In the past, the tax for...Read The Complete Story
Tax Liens - an alternative way of investing via US property It occurred to me the other day that although I don't consider myself to be particularly risk averse, I am still somewhat narrow in my thinking when it comes to pursuing opportunities to make a profit in property, especially...Read The Complete Story
What to do when your main asset becomes a financial liability For most of us, the family home is our largest financial asset and, as such, also the primary source of Inheritance Tax liabilities. The introduction of the transferable nil-rate band in October 2007 means that many...Read The Complete Story
In order for an individual to avoid capital gains tax it is usually necessary for them to remain non-resident for 5 complete tax years. Then, any gains that are made on assets disposed of during this period will escape UK capital gains tax completely. This rule though only applies if you...Read The Complete Story
You've already missed the October 31st deadline to file a paper tax return so your only choice now is to file it online. So what do you do, how do you do it and how can you save yourself some money? Well for starters, don't leave it until the last minute. It's almost an oxymoron when...Read The Complete Story