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Job Opportunity at AP Advisers Ltd

We are seeking to fill our office manager position with effect from December 2019. This will suit someone who seeks a flexible part-time working schedule, with prior experience in office administration duties. We are happy to consider mothers seeking to re-enter the work place who need flexible working hours. We seek someone who is able to work two mornings per week (4 hours per day) at our office in Shimbashi, Minato Ku, Tokyo. Skills: - Language skills; native Japanese ability and business... [Read more]
23rd Oct 2019

IDeCo - Tax Breaks for Long-Term Residents of Japan

Did you know?... In Japan, you can set up an additional personal retirement scheme, with "special tax breaks that apply to contributions, investment returns, and when receiving benefits". IDeCo schemes are becoming more popular due to the tax benefits for long-term residents of Japan and are offered by a variety of financial institutions. As part of your financial planning in Japan, IDeCo schemes along with NISA tax-deferred investment products, can provide a tax-efficient bedrock to your... [Read more]
4th Oct 2019

Financial Services Industry Trends in Japan

An informative article written in October 2018 for the British Chamber of Commerce Magazine, featuring our very own Tony Collins . An interesting and enlightening read on general industry trends, investment themes and risks in today's markets. [Read more]
14th Nov 2018
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UK Pensions – Application For Protection Of Your Lifetime Allowance

Financial Advice
If you are an expat with UK pension benefits who may be unlikely to return or you have significant existing UK pension provision, you may wish to take advantage of being able to freeze the current tax relief limit and save potentially thousands of pounds in eventual tax from pension pots in excess of the new lower limit. Under current UK legislation, there is a maximum value of GBP1.5million in UK pensions against which you can claim tax relief. This ceiling is due to be reduced from April 2014... [Read more]
4th Dec 2013
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Teaching Your Kids About Money

Kids learning about money
Instilling financial literacy into our kids is essential for their futures in the real world of careers, mortgages and stock markets. The average child receives very little education at school or college about personal money management and at home, many parents don’t talk to their kids about money because they don’t feel sufficiently confident in doing so. The majority of kids enter the workplace without ever learning about personal financial planning. Once kids can count, parents should start... [Read more]
29th Nov 2013
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