Pensions Savings Investments

Parents more inclined to give sooner rather than later

Increasing numbers of parents are giving money in advance to their children rather than leaving them bequests in their wills as a means of saving on inheritance tax.

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Think-tank warns on tax rises and spending cuts

A leading think-tank has argued that none of the three main political parties has ventured far enough in identifying the sort of spending cuts and tax rises that may be necessary to reduce the UK’s budget deficit.

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Companies make early dividend payments

UK companies brought forward over £840 million in shareholder dividend payments ahead of the end of the tax year.

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New workers' pension scheme could 'deter' savers

The government’s new workplace pension scheme may be rejected by many of the employees it is deigned to help, the CBI has claimed.

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Pension contributions declined during recession

The arrival of the recession in 2008 resulted in a drop in overall pension contributions, the first since records began in 1995.

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Pension funds back in the black

The improving economic climate has seen the funds of the UK’s final salary pension schemes move into a surplus for the first time in nearly two years.

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Huge numbers failing to save for retirement

Almost two out of three private sector employees are not saving for a pension, official figures have revealed.

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Savers lose out to cut in interest rates

The Bank of England’s decision to hold official interest rates at a historic low of 0.5 per cent has hit savers hard.

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ISA allowance increases for those 18-49

Tax changes mark start of new financial year

A series of tax changes have signalled the beginning of a new financial year.

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