Savings

New guidelines to speed up ISA transfers

Savers with cash ISAs should see an improvement in the length of time it takes to switch accounts from one provider to another.

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Recession put pension savings under pressure

Pension saving has been hit hard by the economic downturn, a new study has suggested.

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Saving outstrips borrowing for first time in two decades

More people are setting money aside than those who are borrowing to spend, new figures have revealed.

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Pension system to see radical reforms

The government is planning to accelerate moves to raise the state pension age for men to 66 as part of a major overhaul of the pensions system.

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Emergency Budget 2010: tough measures for tough times

Not for a political generation or two has a Budget generated such intense interest. Pre-announcements by the Coalition Government had prepared everyone for large-scale changes to the tax system and for deep public spending cuts.

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Emergency Budget 2010: Speech headlines

The Chancellor has concluded his emergency Budget speech. We are now in the process of updating our Budget Report and putting together a series of news articles. However, the headline news from the Chancellor’s statement is:

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Emergency Budget 2010: Speech begins

The Chancellor, George Osborne has risen to his feet in the House of Commons at 12.30 pm and has embarked on what is regarded as one of the most important and far-reaching Budget speeches in a generation.

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