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As most readers will already be aware, the aggregate amount that can be saved in an individual's registered pension plans is subject to a limit known as the Lifetime Allowance (LTA). If at the date of your retirement (or certain other “benefit crystallisation events”) the total value of your registered pensions exceeds the LTA, the excess is subject to a tax charge of 55% if…

My desk neighbour at work is a very nice chap. He's in his early 30's, married, owns his own home in Brixton and is father to a little boy. By his own admission, he knows absolutely nothing about the stock market or investments. In short, he's about the last person in the world who should be opening a stockbroking account. So, I was a little…

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"It seems to me that attackers are fitting a pattern - loners, disillusioned with life, easily led, attracted to extremist ideologies, that are being radicalised on the internet." Sounds a lot like being an investor in AIM companies....

From memory, the balance sheet is much weaker than it appears at first glance. If Air Partner (LON:AIR) were to categorise customer deposits on their jet-card scheme as debt rather than other creditors, the company would be in a net debt position rather than appearing to have net cash.

Paul, I think you need to look at the acquisitions that Lakehouse (LON:LAKE) has made since IPO to fully understand the investment proposition - and to bear in mind the clear intention to continue making bolt-on acquisitions in the future indicated by the £45m revolver facility with is referred to in the accounts.

Indeed he is, but when a Board member sells ~40% of their holding with no explanation (or perhaps I should say, no explanation that I'm aware of, hence the query on this thread), it makes me very nervous. So, on the grounds of safety I think I will follow suit and sell my holding tomorrow. Been burned too many times by ignoring insider selling, so…

Hi Damian Any idea why the Chairman has offloaded 60,000 shares in the last week? thanks, Francis

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