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What does the Budget mean for you?

23rd November 2017 Yesterday’s Budget was heralded by Chancellor Philip Hammond as one that would “help families to cope with the cost of living,” but will it? We take a look at what the key policy points could mean for you. Read More...

Budget 2017: Stamp duty abolished for new buyers

22nd November 2017 Chancellor Philip Hammond unveiled the first Autumn Budget earlier today (22 November), the highlight being that stamp duty has been largely abolished for first-time buyers, a move that could benefit up to 95% of new buyers. Read More...

Budget 2017 – what does it mean for you?

16th March 2018 Chancellor Philip Hammond took to the floor earlier today to reveal his Budget for 2017, and we’ve scoured the small print to hunt out the best nuggets of information. Read on to get an outline of the main points and see if anything will impact you. Read More...

Inflation and you: what does the latest rise mean?

17th January 2017 Today saw not only the outlining of the Government’s stance on leaving the EU, but also a rise in inflation that was larger than predicted. But what does this mean for the pound in your pocket? Read More...

IHT changes: the power to pass on the family home

26th March 2018 Earlier this week, Chancellor George Osborne confirmed an increase to the inheritance tax (IHT) threshold for family homes, which means that almost a million more properties will soon be exempt from this form of tax. Read More...

BoE base rate kept at 0.5%

26th March 2018 The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) today announced that it will be keeping base rate at 0.5% for another month at least. Read More...

Interest rates forecast to stay at 0.5% until 2017

26th March 2018 Interest rates have been forecast to remain at their record low of 0.5% until 2017 as official figures revealed the UK economy stagnated during 2012. Read More...

Base rate forecast to remain unchanged until 2016

16th January 2012 The base rate of interest could remain at its record low of 0.5% until 2016, according to the latest predictions from a respected think-tank. Read More...

Bank injects another £75 billion into the economy

16th March 2018 The Bank of England is to inject another £75 billion into the economy through its Quantitative Easing (QE) programme. Read More...

VAT jumps from 17.5% to 20%

25th April 2017 The rate of VAT has jumped from 17.5% to 20% today, a move the Government hopes will help to reduce the UK’s vast debts. Read More...


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