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Minister calls for flat rate 30% pension tax relief

The pensions minister has called for an overhaul of tax relief on pension contributions that would see a flat 30 per cent rate introduced and the lifetime allowance axed.

Pensions | 16 Apr 2014
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Clock ticking on France's tax discount for second homeowners

Britons looking to sell a second home in France are being urged to ramp up their efforts to find a buyer, in order to benefit from a reduction in capital gains tax (CGT) that comes to an end in August.

Investments | 16 Apr 2014

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BLOG: What really needs to change to get people saving

Could we be reaching a turning point? Does the Budget represent a significant shift to developing a sustainable approach towards savings and away from a culture of spending and debt?

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BLOG: An expert’s warning to all amateur property investors

Roly Weaver started investing in UK property in 2002. By 2008, the income from his property portfolio exceeded his salary. Here, he imparts invaluable advice to novice investors.

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BLOG: Will annuities sink or swim?

In pension circles, 19 March 2014 will be remembered for the Budget that changed the rules.

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BLOG: It's time to bite the bullet and take more risk with your money

The death of the UK saver was officially marked today with a mock funeral outside the Bank of England on Threadneedle Street.

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