Signs of life in the housing market

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAs we head into spring, a new survey has revealed further signs of life in the UK housing market. The research, carried out by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) has revealed house sales in the UK reached a three year high during March. The Rics housing market survey, showed estate agents had, on average, sold 17.4 houses each during the past three months; the highest level since March 2010. The figures from Rics are echoed by those from HM Revenue and ...

HMRC in fake email warning

HMRC in fake email warningIf you have received an email from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) suggesting that you qualify for a tax rebate, a new warning has revealed it is a fake and simply aimed at getting you to reveal your personal details to fraudsters. HMRC has revealed that during 2012 it received reports of 80,000 phishing emails, often promising tax rebates, in return for providing personal information. HMRC also said that the number of phishing emails tended to increase at this time of the ...