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by PinkDalek
July 19th, 2019, 12:33 pm
Forum: Drink
Topic: Fuller's sell beer to Japanese Asahi
Replies: 15
Views: 1270

Re: Fuller's sell beer to Japanese Asahi

Anybody know when the distribution of proceeds from the sale to Asahi is likely to take place? I should have added As previously announced, Fuller, Smith & Turner P.L.C. will issue its full year results for the 52 weeks to 30 March 2019 on Thursday, 25 July 2019. from https://www.londonstockexc...
by PinkDalek
July 19th, 2019, 12:17 pm
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: Boris Cabinet predictions
Replies: 9
Views: 221

Re: Boris Cabinet predictions

Wizard wrote:Cancellor: Javid


Someone who cancels Brexit? ;)
by PinkDalek
July 19th, 2019, 12:19 am
Forum: High Yield Shares & Strategies - general
Topic: Selection of underperforming shares
Replies: 85
Views: 2520

Re: Selection of underperforming shares

On a thread about BT it was written If you invest in any share there is the possibility that its price may rise or fall. Whether its yield is high or low has little effect. What does have an effect is market sentiment, which can be very fickle. Presumably there’s (once again) a reason for you not t...
by PinkDalek
July 18th, 2019, 4:36 pm
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: World's Most Inept Smuggler 'Hid' Cocaine Under Toupee
Replies: 4
Views: 175

Re: World's Most Inept Smuggler 'Hid' Cocaine Under Toupee

CommissarJones wrote:Here is the Grauniad's free-access version of the story.


More pixels at The Guardian than The Telegraph. Neither have the hat!
by PinkDalek
July 18th, 2019, 4:26 pm
Forum: Drink
Topic: Fuller's sell beer to Japanese Asahi
Replies: 15
Views: 1270

Re: Fuller's sell beer to Japanese Asahi

djbenedict wrote:Anybody know when the distribution of proceeds from the sale to Asahi is likely to take place?


I’ve seen nothing since my post over here:

viewtopic.php?p=213973#p213973

That might be the best place to keep an eye on.
by PinkDalek
July 18th, 2019, 3:23 pm
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: World Record attempt
Replies: 12
Views: 283

Re: World Record attempt

https://scontent-frx5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/66687603_2316677575053902_3824142561421819904_n.jpg?_nc_cat=100&_nc_oc=AQmuJk5hbwi8QTzEc6dDkiRtKGLb5FsT7v0YuV0CX12KkOrX9PKTD_4fhzdArgTqBYs&_nc_ht=scontent-frx5-1.xx&oh=543e7daf132536288b576f283e29d13d&oe=5DA21AC1 Why would Guinness World...
by PinkDalek
July 18th, 2019, 3:19 pm
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: World's Most Inept Smuggler 'Hid' Cocaine Under Toupee
Replies: 4
Views: 175

Re: World's Most Inept Smuggler 'Hid' Cocaine Under Toupee

... And no, I am not making this up. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/16/world/europe/cocaine-smuggle-toupee.html I receive the message You’re in private mode. Log in or create a free New York Times account to continue reading in private mode. A couple of images are available here but without the ha...
by PinkDalek
July 17th, 2019, 5:45 pm
Forum: Company Share news (LSE Main Market)
Topic: GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK)
Replies: 24
Views: 2331

Re: GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK)

Mine are with IWeb and I had exactly the same message yesterday, which was the first I had heard of it. Will we end up with fewer GSK shares? Come to think of it, I also have a certificated holding and have heard nothing about this from the registrars. Iweb being in the same stable as HSDL and Lloy...
by PinkDalek
July 16th, 2019, 11:54 pm
Forum: Company Share news (LSE Main Market)
Topic: GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK)
Replies: 24
Views: 2331

Re: GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK)

My broker has sent me a notice of Corporate Action today, regarding the splitting off of the new Joint Venture with Pfizer. Other than the vote having been passed at the AGM approving this, I have seen nothing else. No RNS of recent date. I have had a look on the GSK website and see nothing there. ...
by PinkDalek
July 16th, 2019, 10:12 pm
Forum: Airport Lounge
Topic: New York - then somewhere more relaxed?
Replies: 17
Views: 1038

Re: New York - then somewhere more relaxed?

... Time before Boston >>> coastal New England (all the states up from Boston but mainly Maine inc Blue Hill and Bar Harbor) >>> Quebec City and back to wherever it was. Actually if you go North from Boston along the coast then, upon leaving Mass, there really is only Maine, and a tiny sliver of Ne...
by PinkDalek
July 16th, 2019, 5:57 pm
Forum: Biscuit Bar
Topic: Can nothing be done about the spam?
Replies: 41
Views: 1650

Re: Can nothing be done about the spam?

Lootman wrote:
PinkDalek wrote:I object to the inference but I'm not the one who has reported your post.

How would you know that the post by Gengulphus was reported, given that you are not a Moderator?


I clicked on the exclamation mark, as against the quote button, in error. It states This post has already been reported.
by PinkDalek
July 16th, 2019, 5:39 pm
Forum: Biscuit Bar
Topic: Can nothing be done about the spam?
Replies: 41
Views: 1650

Re: Can nothing be done about the spam?

Now that it's become apparent from this thread what it's about (and I've caught up enough from a few days away), I think it's probably worth reminding everybody of a few of the site rules : ... Also from the Fool Rules: Users are prohibited from posting SPAM posts As the author of the OP, I used th...
by PinkDalek
July 16th, 2019, 2:51 pm
Forum: Taxes
Topic: CGT Lettings Relief proposed changes
Replies: 11
Views: 1128

Re: CGT Lettings Relief [and other] changes

It's a less-than-riveting read, but it does nicely exemplify the government's approach to "consultation", which I find can generally be summed up as: ignore responses and press on regardless. For example: ... Indeed and that's why, when posting, I hadn't bothered to read the thing. The IC...
by PinkDalek
July 15th, 2019, 4:30 pm
Forum: Airport Lounge
Topic: New York - then somewhere more relaxed?
Replies: 17
Views: 1038

Re: New York - then somewhere more relaxed?

I like the idea of New York and Washington. Lost my reply but Lootman has, of course, identified most of the sights in DC. I'd merely query whether or not he thinks 3 to 4 nights there might be overkill, if there are alternatives. We took a day and a bit to visit The White House, the Washington Mon...
by PinkDalek
July 15th, 2019, 12:35 pm
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: Exhausted......some day of sport
Replies: 5
Views: 359

Re: Exhausted......some day of sport

Exciting stuff, but I can't understand why there isn't a rule to say that if the Super Over is tied, they repeat Super Overs until there's a decisive result, rather than going to the "boundary" tie-break rule. On another tack, there's any interesting discussion on the 2+4 runs over at the...
by PinkDalek
July 15th, 2019, 12:32 pm
Forum: Taxes
Topic: CGT Lettings Relief proposed changes
Replies: 11
Views: 1128

Re: CGT Lettings Relief [and other] changes

Have I missed anything? I'm unsure if you saw my reply to your post in April! In any event, the Policy Paper, Draft legislation and Explanatory note were published on 11 July 2019 and they are available here: Changes to ancillary reliefs in Capital Gains Tax Private Residence Relief https://www.gov...
by PinkDalek
July 14th, 2019, 11:14 pm
Forum: Computers, TVs & Phones
Topic: Redirect from LF
Replies: 14
Views: 516

Re: Redirect from LF

madhatter wrote:I don’t normally remember Reader View, though it is only available for some websites, and LF is not one of those.


If they do reappear and purely out of interest, would print view stop them temporarily?:

viewtopic.php?f=39&t=18526&view=print
by PinkDalek
July 14th, 2019, 9:29 pm
Forum: Taxes
Topic: Loans from discretionary trusts
Replies: 12
Views: 300

Re: Loans from discretionary trusts

Somewhat facetiously you could libel your children and settle out of court... Damages not taxable and not a gift! On a similar tack you could have a high stakes game of poker with them where you lose big time! Are you sure about the gambling? I have a feeling that would only apply for legally enfor...
by PinkDalek
July 14th, 2019, 9:16 pm
Forum: High Yield Portfolios (HYP) - Practical
Topic: Phoenix Group Holdings PLC
Replies: 4
Views: 369

Re: Phoenix Group Holdings PLC

... (*) I would have posted on the Company Share News board but there is no listing for PHNX. You could be the first. Open a new topic over there and follow the instructions: If you add a thread can you follow the convention and in the title have "company name" + "TIDM". If a th...
by PinkDalek
July 14th, 2019, 6:12 pm
Forum: Taxes
Topic: Inheritance tax on first death
Replies: 11
Views: 315

Re: Inheritance tax on first death

There’s also this Practice Note 2, which goes into further detail:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/inheritance ... ded-shares

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