Green Homes Grant launch: How to get your £5,000 voucher | Personal Finance | Finance

Who is eligible for the voucher? The Government has confirmed all owner-occupied homes, including long-leaseholders and shared ownership properties, will be eligible to use the general £5,000 voucher scheme. Landlords of both private rented and social domestic housing can also use the scheme, along with park homeowners. New build domestic and commercial More...

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Inheritance Tax UK: The key rule likely to affect your final IHT bill | Personal Finance | Finance

Inheritance tax is currently levied by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and is set at 40 percent. In most cases, the bill will have to be dealt with by the executor of a person’s will, and this may provide extra More...

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Pension UK: Britons turn towards this savings method instead of a pension pot | Personal Finance | Finance

Helen Morrissey, pension specialist at Royal London, commented on the findings. She said: “While property has its place in a retirement planning strategy, care must be taken not to be overly reliant on any More...

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WHSmith job cuts: High street store set to axe 1,500 jobs after customer exodus | City & Business | Finance

The stationery retailer said the COVID-19 crisis has pushed down the number of customers going into its stores. It is the latest British high street store to fall victim to the pandemic. WHSmith said its restructuring More...

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State pension UK: Women urged to check payment after DWP refunds pensioner £9,000 | Personal Finance | Finance

The call for tens of thousands of women to check their state pension comes in a new follow-up report published today by pensions specialists Lane Clark & Peacock LLP (LCP). The original paper, entitled “Are More...

By 管理員 On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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Pension UK: Tax repayments fall – this is the impact it will have on savers | Personal Finance | Finance

Pension tax repayments have been a side effect of pension freedoms introduced in 2015, providing savers with the ability to manage their money as they see fit. While withdrawals are available, these are only More...

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Pension inquiry: FCA urged to rectify ‘patronising’ rules – will you benefit from changes? | Personal Finance | Finance

“For starters, they must ensure independent financial advice is affordable to consumers – after all, recent survey of 2,000 UK consumers by My Pension Expert revealed that 33 percent of people want financial More...

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FTSE 100 LIVE: Global stocks soar after Trump’s U-turn on TikTok – tech stocks at peak | City & Business | Finance

The S&P 500 closed 0.7 percent higher after Mr Trump’s decsion. Meanwhile, Microsoft shares rose 5.6 percent, which then helped tech-focused Nasdaq soar by 1.5 percent in what the FT reported as a record More...

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State Pension: How is my State Pension taxed? | Personal Finance | Finance

Providing you have made enough National Insurance contributions, once you reach retirement age in the UK you are entitled to receive your State Pension. To claim the State Pension you do not have to stop working, More...

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Universal Credit changes: Will your payments change? | Personal Finance | Finance

A report from the House of Lords Local Affairs Committee has warned the Government to make a string of changes to Universal Credit following a damning investigation into the benefit. Universal Credit was brought More...