Boris Johnson to become UK Prime Minister: what it could mean for people's finances

Boris Johnson will become Prime Minister of the United Kingdom tomorrow after winning the Conservative leadership contest.

While the former Mayor of London faces...

Wed, 24/07/2019 - 11:12

Don’t let a scammer enjoy your retirement

Scammers are targeting pension pots of all sizes. Make sure you know how to spot the warning signs and how to keep your pension safe....

Thu, 04/07/2019 - 12:04

What could the new Prime Minister have in store for our personal finances?

In less than a month either Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt will be chosen by 160,000 Conservative Party members as Prime Minister of the...

Fri, 28/06/2019 - 12:01

Which crucial pension policies face delay after Theresa May agrees Brexit ‘flextension’?

Fans of interminably dull twitter debates will be relieved to hear the process of the UK leaving the European Union could drag on until Halloween...

Thu, 11/04/2019 - 14:39

The quirks that mean you can pay up to 200,000% in tax – and how to avoid them

The highest rate of income tax in the UK is normally 45% for people who earn £150,000 or more each year. But the convoluted and...

Thu, 28/03/2019 - 14:33

Self-employed pensions: Making retirement work for you

The UK is in the midst of an entrepreneurial boom. The level of self-employment surged from 3.8 million in 2008 to 4.6 million in 2015,...

Thu, 14/03/2019 - 11:33

Pension vs Lifetime ISA: which is best when you’re saving for retirement?

Former Chancellor George Osborne’s initiative to launch a Lifetime ISA almost two years ago has certainly divided opinion. Some believe the LISA offers a useful...

Fri, 01/03/2019 - 10:06

Will pensions be targeted to fill the £20 billion NHS funding gap?

With the respected Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) warning the so-called ‘Brexit dividend’ doesn’t actually exist, the Government is facing questions over how it will...

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 11:24

Hands holding eggs

ISAs vs SIPPs: Which to choose

Most of us know that Stocks and Shares ISAs, Lifetime ISAs and Self-Invested Personal Pensions (SIPPs) are ideal wrappers for holding investments...

Wed, 20/12/2017 - 12:38

Finance Bill 2017: Key takeaways for savers and investors

With the Brexit negotiations taking centre stage and Theresa May’s decision to hold a snap general election throwing the usual business of Government into disarray,...

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 16:29