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Carnoustie couple won't even save any money after ‘nightmare' insulation project leaves them decanted three times

18 hours ago   |   The Courier

Angus pensioners decanted three times during a “nightmare” pilot project to insulate their 140-year old home have been told by council chiefs not to expect their energy bills...
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Sponsored: Money Matters - Save the date

Sponsored: Money Matters - Save the date

19 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

INDEPENDENT FINANCIAL ADVICE ON MONEY MATTERS AROUND THE HIGHLANDS, ISLANDS & MORAY Here we are again, approaching one of the most important dates in the financial calendar...
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Why must I pay tax on my pension and my savings too?

Why must I pay tax on my pension and my savings too?

21 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

This is Money's pensions agony uncle Steve Webb says most people don't have to pay tax on savings income, although he dubs the system 'absurdly complicated'.
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JEFF PRESTRIDGE: New Chancellor Rishi Sunak needs to make his mark.by improving our pensions

JEFF PRESTRIDGE: New Chancellor Rishi Sunak needs to make his mark.by improving our pensions

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

With the smell of a spring Budget in the air comes the rumour of yet more restrictions on the tax relief available to boost our pension saving. But how will Mr Sunak treat...
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This chart shows the mind-blowing way Mike Bloomberg's $62 billion fortune dwarfs the net worth of everyone else running for president

This chart shows the mind-blowing way Mike Bloomberg's $62 billion fortune dwarfs the net worth of everyone else running for president

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg is worth nearly $62 billion, according to Forbes . That is about 13 times the combined net worth of everyone else running for...
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Will the new Chancellor chop pension tax relief? This is Money podcast

Will the new Chancellor chop pension tax relief? This is Money podcast

3 days ago   |   Daily Mail

After the Chancellor saga the question is whose idea pension tax relief and mansion tax plans were and whether they are now on the cards (or was it all just a bit of...
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ALEX BRUMMER: Sajid Javid's jagged farewell

ALEX BRUMMER: Sajid Javid's jagged farewell

4 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Number Ten had been concerned that Javid had been captured by Treasury orthodoxy, hence weekend leaks about plans for curtailing pensions tax relief and a recurring tax on high...
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Homeless man robs pensioner in brazen daylight attack - before the victim is injured chasing him

Homeless man robs pensioner in brazen daylight attack - before the victim is injured chasing him

4 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Joe Zahra withdrew money from an ATM in Toongabbie in Sydney on Monday, and didn't realise he was being followed.
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Pension tax relief cuts would be another bad intergenerational deal

Pension tax relief cuts would be another bad intergenerational deal

4 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Moves such as cutting higher rate tax relief are often depicted as hitting the wealthy older generation, but that's disingenuous.
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Orange action and a bridge too far | Brief letters

6 days ago   |   The Guardian

Economics | Scotland-Northern Ireland bridge | BBC licence fee | Stockport County FC | Marmalade | Pension wait Imogen West-Knights informs us that it is, by definition...
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Lewis Capaldi wants cut of Billie Eilish's royalties for her James Bond theme

Lewis Capaldi wants cut of Billie Eilish's royalties for her James Bond theme

Lewis Capaldi's angling for a cut of Billie Eilish's James Bond royalties Lewis Capaldi 's all in support of Billie Eilish ‘s James Bond theme - so supportive in fact that he... Read more ...

British families more confident about their finances than at any time since...

British families more confident about their finances than at any time since financial crisis

In a further sign that the economy has picked up since the General Election, IHS Markit said its household finance index rose from 44.6 in January to 47.6 in February. Read more ...

ALEX BRUMMER: Only people making money in many sub-performing funds are managers

ALEX BRUMMER: Only people making money in many sub-performing funds are managers

They enjoy personal rewards, which most of the corporate world can only dream of. This might be more acceptable were the managers and platform operators transparent with clients. Read more ...

Moneybarn pays more than £30m to customers after failing to treat them fairly

Moneybarn pays more than £30m to customers after failing to treat them fairly

The car finance firm, owned by Provident Financial, handed the money to 5,933 customers potentially affected by the breaches, which occurred between April 1, 2014 and October... Read more ...

MARKET REPORT: Shine comes off Petra Diamonds shares as it is rattled by...

MARKET REPORT: Shine comes off Petra Diamonds shares as it is rattled by lower diamond prices

Revenue at the small-cap mining group, which digs for diamonds in South Africa and Tanzania, fell to £149m in the six months to December 31, down from £159m the year before. Read more ...

Style-conscious shoppers buy floaty dresses from labels like Ganni or Kitri...

Style-conscious shoppers buy floaty dresses from labels like Ganni or Kitri, not Laura Ashley

Puffy sleeves, pie-crust collars, gathered skirts and pretty sprigged flower prints: in its 1980s heyday, Laura Ashley was a huge success. But the business has been a shadow of... Read more ...

One of Britain's best-known fund managers and key allies about to share...

One of Britain's best-known fund managers and key allies about to share windfall of up to £39m

Richard Buxton, who led the spin-out of Merian from Old Mutual in 2018, will together with four colleagues take a 1 per cent stake in asset manager Jupiter, currently worth £19m. Read more ...

Japan teetering on brink of recession after output shrinks at fastest pace...

Japan teetering on brink of recession after output shrinks at fastest pace for nearly six years

Gross domestic product fell at an annual rate of 6.3 per cent in the final three months of 2019. Another quarter of contraction at the start of 2020 would leave the country in... Read more ...

Chip-maker Nanoco launches legal battle against Samsung for allegedly...

Chip-maker Nanoco launches legal battle against Samsung for allegedly stealing its technology

Nanoco claims the electronics titan created specialist quantum dots - tiny components used to enhance television displays - using Nanoco's unique patented techniques. Read more ...

French takeover of Bombardier's rail business could put British jobs at risk

French takeover of Bombardier's rail business could put British jobs at risk

Alstom has agreed to buy Bombardier Transport after talks between the firms. Alstom said it intended to make the division more profitable, partly by wringing out more than... Read more ...