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inheritance tax liabilities
The time for giving
Christmas is a time for giving. But giving can be about much more than the latest computer games…
New Year Financial resolutions
Your New Year Financial resolutions
In the warm afterglow of Christmas, it’s easy to start making New Year resolutions. Cut out the Danish…
working past the age of 65
Will you be working past the age of 65?
It is something to be celebrated that as a population we are not only living longer, we are…
reclaim stamp duty
How First-time buyers reclaim stamp duty on shared ownership properties
Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) ­is the tax paid by property buyers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.…
pension changes
Pension changes that could affect your retirement savings
There was a real fear, during the run-up to the autumn budget, that there would be bad news…
brexit debacle
Understanding the Brexit debacle
Brexit confusion continues, with the Prime Minister cancelling the Parliamentary debate on her agreement at the 11th hour,…
check your insurance
Getting away over Christmas? Check your insurance first
Many of us will be going away over Christmas. If it’s not Christmas dinner by the pool, it…
false economy
False economies – mistakes we make with money
The old expression penny wise, pound foolish is not recognised as an economic principle. The fact is that looking…
high street
What next for the high street?
Britain was contemptuously described as nation of shopkeepers by Napoleon. Shops up and down the country are closing,…
brexit deal
Has Brexit been agreed?
EU leaders have formally backed Mrs May’s Brexit withdrawal proposals, but will the UK be as keen? Theresa…
returns on your cash
How to get returns on your cash – without tying it up
The latest official figures show the Consumer Price Index (CPI) measure of inflation remained stable at 2.4% for…