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easyJet founder Stelios aims to shake up financial services with Isa launch

Saturday, 24 February 2018 | News

The founder of easyJet has launched a new brand in the personal finance market, offering an Innovative Finance Isa (IF Isa) to investors.

Deal of the week: Travel from London to Amsterdam by Eurostar for £35

Friday, 23 February 2018 | News

Eurostar has launched a new direct rail route between London St Pancras and Amsterdam Centraal, with one-way tickets from £35.

RBS and other banks increase provision for PPI claims

Friday, 23 February 2018 | News

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is the latest bank to set aside further cash to fund compensation for victims of the PPI scandal.

More than 100,000 sign up for Lifetime Isas

Friday, 23 February 2018 | News

More than 100,000 people have opened a Lifetime Isa (Lisa), with Skipton Building Society alone enticing almost 65,000 customers to open a cash version of the Lisa.

‘Renters in for a rough ride’ in 2018

Friday, 23 February 2018 | News

Rising rents and an increasing number of households renting meant that 2017 was a record year for rent, with the total rent bill rising to £1.8 billion, according to the latest figures from Countrywide.

Half of investment trusts now pay quarterly dividends – is this good news?

Friday, 23 February 2018 | News

Half of all investment companies now pay dividends on a quarterly basis, according to new research by the Association of Investment Companies. This is part of an increased trend towards quarterly payments.

TV licence fee set to rise from April

Thursday, 22 February 2018 | News

The TV licence, which funds BBC television and radio services, is set to rise for the second successive year.

Unpopular commonhold schemes to be investigated by Law Commission

Thursday, 22 February 2018 | News

The Law Commission has launched a consultation into commonhold law – a little known alternative way to own a flat – with the aim of gathering evidence and views from flat owners, house builders, mortgage lenders and lawyers...

Sky to hike broadband, home phone and TV costs

Thursday, 22 February 2018 | News

Sky broadband, TV, and ‘Talk’ customers will be hit with price hikes from 1 April, the telecoms giant has announced.

HMRC confirms how Scottish tax changes will impact pension contributions

Thursday, 22 February 2018 | News

Following the announcement of a change to income tax rules in Scotland last December, HMRC has now confirmed how the overhaul will impact pension savers north of the border.