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The three groups that will be hit by the new inflation high

Inflation. It is enough to fill anybody with dread. Money only stretches so far, and it is even harder to stretch a pound when it is only worth 97.7 pence. Well, that is the reality after inflation was recently announced to have exceeded the Bank ...

Over 50% of women haven’t started saving for retirement

Over 50% of women haven't started saving for retirement56% of woman haven’t started saving for the future, research conducted by YouGov has recently shown.  The study, commissioned by Scalable Capital as part of their Women’s Initiative, also suggested that 44% of men and women in the ...

Married? Are you missing out on a tax-break?

Married? Are you missing out on a tax-break?Are you married or in a civil partnership? You could be entitled to a £432 tax break thanks to the Marriage Allowance. HMRC estimates that around 4.2 million couples are eligible to reduce their tax payments thanks to this ...

Don’t miss the deadline to boost your State Pension

The Government has offered up to 12 million Pensioners the chance to convert a lump sum into a guaranteed income for life, on terms significantly better than those available on the open market. The scheme is available to people who retired on the old basic State Pension ...

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FCA hit by fake email scammers yet again

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is being troubled by fake emails again for the second time in three months. In a statement issued on the 21st of March 2017, the FCA warn of a security breach that has caused emails to be sent out from ...

Shock National Insurance U-turn

In a shock move, that will come as a pleasant mid-week surprise to many, Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced that the government will not proceed with the increase in National Insurance contributions for the self-employed. The main rate of Class 4 National Insurance contributions, applicable to ...

Budget 2017: Were you a winner or a loser?

Budget 2017 Winners and Losers 150px Will you be better or worse off as a result of today’s Budget? Our summary will tell you, read on to find out. Budget 2014: WinnersWinners Some small business ...

Budget 2017: Everything you need to know

Budget 2017 Everything you need to know 150pxThe Chancellor, Philip Hammond, started his first Budget in a bullish mood, listing the ways the economy had exceeded expectations. He also reported that on International Women’s Day, that there is now a higher proportion of women in work ...