Self-assessment: get it sorted early

The most wonderful time of the year is fast approaching - self-assessment season. Between Christmas present shopping and social commitments during the last months of the year, you might not feel you have the time or energy to spend filling out a tax return. At the...

How is auto-enrolment changing in 2019?

Since its introduction in 2012, auto-enrolment has redefined the pensions saving landscape. According to data from the Pensions Regulator, it's brought a total of 9,937,000 people into auto-enrolment schemes to date, and involved 1,400,918 employers. By making...

Retirees ‘not fazed’ by market volatility

Most retired people are choosing to keep their pension savings invested in the same place, despite worries about volatile market conditions. Research by Aegon found that 43% of retirees are concerned about the impact of current market conditions on the sustainability...

Directors back Brexit deal

The majority of directors support getting a Brexit deal approved, according to a survey following the publication of a draft withdrawal agreement on 14 November 2018. A poll of 816 Institute of Directors (IoD) members revealed that 72% think it's important a...

Properties take longer to sell in 2018

It takes more than a week longer to sell a property in 2018 compared to last year, according to research by Post Office Money and the Centre for Economics and Business Research. The report, which looks at housing data in 35 major cities across the UK, found that it...