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Banks Must Repay Bail Out Favour To Taxpayers, Warns Minister

One in five small businesses could go to the wall if banks do not do more to help them, claim bosses and tax experts. Although...

FTSE Slumps As Coronavirus Outbreak Looks Grim

The FTSE slumped back into the red after several days of recovery on worsening news about jobs and the coronavirus crisis. The FTSE 100 was...

Britain Braces For Tsunami Of Coronavirus Cases

Britain’s health service is bracing for tsunami of coronavirus victims with 33,000 hospital beds ready and thousands more promised to treat victims of the...

Who Takes Over If Sick Boris Can’t Carry On As PM?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus and has opted for self-isolation at Downing Street. He has revealed he has developed minor symptoms...

Emergency Coronavirus Will Signed Through Windows

Lawyers are ready to tackle a rising demand for emergency wills during the coronavirus crisis. Firms across the country report a rising demand from worried...

Shocking Coronavirus Death Toll Across US And Europe

Britain saw the worst day for coronavirus casualties so far as the number of deaths in a day rose 87 to total 422 so...

If You’re Coming Home, Get A Plane Now, Warns Foreign Office

Expats with plans to return to the UK are urged to do so now if commercial flights are available. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)...
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Coronavirus – Tax relief for working from home

Working from home means you can claim some tax relief for some of the extra bills you have to pay depending if you work...

UK Consumer Safeguards To Stretch To Cover Gibraltar

The British government wants to extend watchdog and compensation protections to consumers of Gibraltar’s financial services companies  when the Brexit transition ends. The Treasury has...

How Much Cash Will You Need To Survive Retirement?

How much money you need to last until you die has always been a difficult topic to unravel. No one knows when they will die...

Pension Income Reality Is Shock For Retirees

Retirement experts have shone a light on the pension reality gap - the difference between the amount of money most people need when they...

Watchdog Warning Fails To Stem Pension Transfers

Action to stop financial firms recommending a move away from a workplace scheme does not seem to have dented the enthusiasm of companies or...

Over 65s Own Homes Worth More Than £1.33 Trillion

The value of homes owned by the over 65s has nudged up to £1.33 trillion despite a blip early last year. The total fell to...

Flamboyant Funerals Push Up The Cost Of Dying

Funerals are becoming a lot more flamboyant - pushing up the price of a burial or cremation by more than £2,000 in a year. With...

British Expats Set To Lose Golden Visas After Brexit

British expats in Portugal are set to lose their tax breaks as the government revamps the golden visa scheme. The ruling Socialist party (PS) wants...
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Tax Changes For Foreign Companies Owning UK Property

Expats who own property in the UK will pay corporation tax on their profits for the first time from April, according to new guidance...

Will The Boris Bounce Lift Get Buy To Let Rolling?

The Tory victory in Election 2019 has seen the Pound and share prices surge, but what does a win for Boris Johnson mean to...

UK House Prices And Rents Still Rising

Month-to-month house prices in the UK are still falling - with a 0.2% drop between August and September, according to the latest official data. But...

NHS Pension Petition Makes Way For Election 2019

The controversy over tax on pensions for doctors is rumbling on as dissolving Parliament for General Election 2019 has consigned a 20,000 signature petition...

General Election 2019 – What Happens Next

Parliament has agreed a snap General Election for December 12, but what does this mean and what happens in the weeks before the crucial...