Passing on your wealth to the next generation should not just focus on shielding it from tax. Although tax planning is an important consideration, teaching your children about how to manage and invest their own money responsibly could be much more valuable in the long run. Designed with parents and adult children in mind, we will reveal the secrets of successful money management (the power of compounding, diversification, starting saving young, making the most of tax advantages) and discuss the tax advantages for parents who want to help their child with a 'living legacy' to buy a house, start a pension or make regular savings through the new Lifetime Isa.
Merryn Somerset Webb on Inheritance Tax
Passing on wealth to the next generation
Merryn Somerset Webb
Seven Investment Management
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Agenda - 19th Jun
6:30pmDrinks and Canapé Reception
Claer Barrett, Personal Finance Editor, Financial Times
• Passing on wealth to the next generation – what are the questions you should ask?
• What should you teach your children about investment and how to encourage the rightdisciplines from the start?• What are the most tax-efficient ways to save for the next generation?
• How to reduce the risk that an inheritance will make children too rich, too fast
• Strategies for reducing inheritance tax bills
• The £1m inheritance tax break – how to make use of the new family home allowance
David Carroll, Head of Strategy, Seven Investment Management
Vanessa Houlder, Journalist, Financial Times
Merryn Somerset Webb, Columnist, Financial Times; Editor-in-Chief, MoneyWeek
Moderated by Claer Barrett, Personal Finance Editor, Financial Times
8:30pmClose and Drinks Reception
Merryn Somerset Webb
Merryn Somerset Webb started her career in Tokyo at public broadcaster NHK before becoming a Japanese equity broker at what was then Warburgs. She then went on to work at SBC and UBS.
After five years in Japan she returned to work in the UK at Paribas, which soon became BNP Paribas. On leaving the City, Ms Somerset Webb helped The Week magazine with its City pages before becoming the launch editor of MoneyWeek in 2000.
Sixteen years on, MoneyWeek is the best-selling financial magazine in the UK and Ms Somerset Webb remains as its Editor-in-Chief. She also has a weekly column in the FT and a monthly column in Saga. She is a regular TV/radio commentator and speaker on financial matters and contributes to various publications.
Ms Somerset Webb is a trustee of the Daiwa Anglo Japanese Foundation and is a director of two investment trusts – the Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon Trust and the Montanaro European Smaller Companies Trust.
She has a first class degree in history and economics from Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, and was recently awarded an honorary doctorate in business administration from BBP University. She took and passed (with distinction) the Private Client Investment and Investment Management exam (which qualifies her to Level 6) in 2013.
David Carroll is Head of Strategy at Seven Investment Management (7IM). He has over 25 years’ private client investment management experience and was responsible for establishing the relationship management team at 7IM. Mr Carroll continues to manage significant client relationships and is one of the management representatives on the 7IM Asset Allocation Committee.
Vanessa Houlder is Economics Correspondent at the Financial Times since 2004. She focuses on tax issues and also writes The Accountancy Column that appears in Thursday's paper. Previously, Ms Houlder was the Environment Correspondent and before this she wrote on technology, management and commercial property. Her first job at the FT was as a companies reporter. She started her career at Account and the Investors Chronicle.
Ms Houlder has a post-graduate diploma in journalism and a degree in natural sciences.
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Claer Barrett is the Financial Times’ Personal Finance editor, as well as the editor of FT Money and FT Thrift. Prior to this, she was the deputy UK news editor, specialising in UK retail and consumer stories, mid cap and non-food sectors. She joined the paper in January 2011 as retail correspondent from the Investors Chronicle magazine where she was associate editor, and edited its weekly property section.
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