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If I earn any interest, does HMRC need to be told?

Friday, 29 March 2019 | Question and Answer

The tax-free personal allowance for the current tax year is £11,850, rising to £12,500 for the 2019/20 tax year, which starts on 6 April 2019.

More time for grieving families: probate fee hike delayed by Brexit

Friday, 29 March 2019 | News

The new probate fee structure set to be introduced on 1 April has been delayed due to the ongoing Brexit tribulations in Parliament.

Competition watchdog launches investigation into soaring funeral prices

Thursday, 28 March 2019 | News

The UK competition watchdog is launching an in-depth market investigation into the funeral sector.

Can my dad help cut our future inheritance tax bill?

Friday, 12 April 2019 | Question and Answer

Since October 2007, it has been possible for spouses to pass their nil-rate band to each other for inheritance tax purposes. 

My money lessons: Teaching my kids about saving

Friday, 12 April 2019 | Article

Mike Jones grew up following the lead of his parents when it came to his money. Now he’s trying to foster healthy saving habits for his own kids.

How likely is your job to be taken by robots? Use this tool to find out

Monday, 25 March 2019 | News

More than 1.5 million jobs in England are at high risk of losing their jobs to automation in the future, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

One million workers at risk of hefty stealth tax charges that punish successful pension saving and investing

Monday, 25 March 2019 | News

One million workers are at risk of breaching the pensions lifetime allowance limit, triggering hefty taxes, research from the mutual insurer Royal London shows.

Half of older homeowners never check benefit entitlement - find out if you can claim thousands of pounds

Monday, 25 March 2019 | News

Older homeowners are being encouraged to check their state benefit entitlement as research shows just over half have never done so.

Deal of the week: Mother's Day special discount deals round up

Friday, 22 March 2019 | News

Mother’s Day is nearly here so why not show her how special she is with the perfect gift.

Do I pay national insurance now I’m self-employed?

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | Question and Answer

Like most employed people, you are required to pay NICs if you are under state pension age. There are two types of national insurance if you are self-employed – class two and class four.