Inflation matters – Impact of rising prices on investments

Inflation matters - Impact of rising prices on investments A pound saved is a pound earned. But thanks to inflation, over time, the value of the pound saved could be…

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Posted on: 8th November 2018

Interest rate hike just around the corner

In an interview with BBC Radio 4’s The Today Programme, Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, has hinted that an interest rate rise could be just around the corner. (more…)

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Posted on: 29th September 2017

Pay day loan complaints rise despite new legislation

The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has found that complaints about pay day loans have risen once again, with there being nine times more complaints than…

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Posted on: 13th June 2017

Banks reject cash LISA on launch

A grand total of zero banks and building societies have opted to take up the Government’s new Lifetime ISA (LISA) cash accounts on the day…

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Posted on: 7th April 2017

Inflation rises past BoE’s two per cent target

The UK’s inflation rate jumped from 1.8 per cent in January to 2.3 per cent in February, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed.…

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Posted on: 22nd March 2017

SMEs rely on personal loans and salary sacrifices to patch up cash flow, research reveals

Nearly half of all UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are being paid late, a report has revealed. (more…)

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Posted on: 14th December 2016

Consumer spending peaks at six-month high in October

Consumer spending reached a six-month high in October as high street shops and restaurants report continued profits in the run-up to Christmas. (more…)

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Posted on: 16th November 2016

Interest rate cut to offer mortgage bonus

For the first time in over seven years, the Bank of England (BoE) has cut interest rates to a record…

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Posted on: 5th August 2016

Only 8 per cent of Britons aware that ISA savings form part of their ‘taxable estate’

A recent survey has revealed that only 8 per cent of Britons are aware that ISA savings form part of a person’s ‘taxable estate’ under inheritance tax laws. (more…)

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Posted on: 14th April 2016

Investment banks mislead clients and suppress competition, says watchdog

Investment banks should do more to encourage competition and fairer treatment of customers, Britain’s financial watchdog said, proposing changes to…

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Posted on: 13th April 2016