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15 Nov 2022 Kyra Motley to speak on an expert family office panel at the TL4 Private Client conference in Dubai

Private Wealth Partner, Kyra Motley is delighted to have been invited to speak at a curated TL4 Private Client conference bringing together international private client advisors in the DIFC. The conference titled ‘Wealth/Life Middle East (DXB)’ is taking place at the Shangri-la Hotel, Dubai between 15 and 17 November.

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06 Nov 2022 Kyra Motley to speak on an expert tax panel at the STEP Arabia conference 2022

Private Wealth Partner, Kyra Motley is delighted to have been invited to speak at the STEP Arabia conference taking place at the ADGM Authorities Building, in Abu Dhabi, UAE between 6 and 7 November.

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26 Sep 2022 170 family foundations set up in the UK in the past decade by HNWs

Private Wealth Partners, Clare Stirzaker and Kyra Motley reflect on the rise in family foundations set up in the last decade, reflecting the changing attitudes towards wealth and growing focus on ‘giving back’ to society to help deal with major geopolitical issues such as combatting climate change.

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16 Aug 2022 Number of estates caught by IHT is growing

Private Wealth Partner, Kyra Motley writes for the FT Adviser highlighting how the average inheritance tax bill has hit a record high of £216,000 this year, with more estates being pulled under the scope of the tax.

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12 May 2022 Cross Border Planning: The Next Generation Conference 2022

On Thursday 12 May, Private Wealth Partner, Kyra Motley will be speaking at the Cross Border Planning: The Next Generation Conference in Dubai.

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08 Mar 2022 Value of UK PE deals by HNWs doubles in past year to reach £2.3bn – the highest in a decade

Private Wealth Partner, Kyra Motley reflects on how the opportunity for high returns from deals continues to attract the ultra-wealthy to private equity, alongside the genuine love to see businesses grow.

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01 Mar 2022 £1.7bn given to charities through wills per year – 300 HNWs donate more than £1m each

Private Wealth Partner, Kyra Motley, comments on how charities are increasingly seeing gifts in Wills as a growth area of income and reasons why it is tax efficient to make charitable gifts in a Will.

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20 Dec 2021 UK’s female entrepreneurs book £6.4bn in profits from selling their businesses

In CityAM, Private Wealth Partner, Kyra Motley highlights how female business owners make up an increasingly important part of the British economy and how new figures show that the value of the businesses that they are founding is growing dramatically.

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22 Nov 2021 Largest number of HNW’s relocating to the UK last year came from China

In The Times, Private Wealth Partner, Kyra Motley highlights that despite all the uncertainties created by COVID and Brexit, more wealthy individuals from overseas are taking the opportunity to make their move to the UK, as it remains an attractive location to relocate to and expand their wealth.

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31 Aug 2021 Edinburgh sees the UK’s biggest jump in inheritance tax bills – up 315% in a year

In a recent article in The Sunday Times, Partners Geoffrey Todd & Kyra Motley reflect on research showing growing inheritance tax bills by region and highlight how this trends is expected to continue over the next five years, as the Government has announced that the IHT allowance will remain at the current level until 2026.

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