Persistent inflation will cost British households an extra £630 a year simply to maintain the same lifestyle in 2011 that they enjoyed for 2010, research shows.
Against a backdrop of considerable change, with the UK government last year announcing plans for structural changes to financial regulation in the UK, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) have set out their business plan for 2011/1
Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation has again risen to 4.4% for January, up from 4.0% in December
Median income for British households has dropped 1.6% a year since 2008, equivalent to some £360, according to an Institute for Fiscal Studies report published today.
End Channel Islands VAT avoidance for good and plough money into boosting community investment, urges business group
Ahead of next week’s budget, tax expert Simon Massey from accounting firm Menzies discusses the possible impacts of various proposed changes to the tax system.
The £1 billion social care funding crisis – identified by The King’s Fund – is a pincer movement that could damage services for the disadvantaged and elderly, Unite, the largest union in the country, said today.
First time buyers whose income can support the monthly mortgage payments for a property, but who do not possess enough capital for the deposit, can have the sum of up to £70,000 provided for them by the council.
As radiation from Japan's damaged Fukushima reactor reaches Tokyo, the Yen has risen to a dangerous 15 year high after reduced fears of a meltdown calm speculative investors.
Renting out accommodation during the Olympics?