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UK grandparents have a total worth of £5 trillion - and half plan to pass wealth to their grandchildren

Thursday, 27 September 2018 | News

Despite grandparents having a total net worth of over £350,000 on average, a fifth are still not debt free, new research shows.

Give workers share of FTSE firms says Labour Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 | News

A new policy floated by the Labour party could see British companies with more than 250 workers forced to hand over 10% of their equity to staff.

Can my employer take me off its death in service scheme when I’m 65?

Friday, 21 September 2018 | Question and Answer

Yes, they are.

World Alzheimer’s Day: here's a better way to prepare for later-life care

Friday, 21 September 2018 | Blog | By Dr Jamie Wilson

The challenge of how to pay for adult social care in the most equitable way has reached, and probably passed, crisis point.

No-deal Brexit - what will be the impact on our personal finances?

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 | News

The government is set to sit down at the negotiating table with Brussels once again to thrash out a deal for when we exit the EU.

Can I transfer some of my estate to my wife to reduce the inheritance tax our children will pay?

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 | Question and Answer

A certain amount of your estate can be passed on inheritance tax-free; this allowance is called the ‘nil-rate band’ and is currently £325,000.

Let’s end the student loans misconception - before it costs us our retirement

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 | Blog | By Edmund Greaves

Paying off student loans above key life goals is just a bad idea.

Inheritance tax avoidance investigations rise as HMRC cracks down on estate undervaluations

Monday, 17 September 2018 | News

HM Revenue and Customs is increasingly targeting estates it believes have undervalued residential property to avoid Inheritance Tax bills, according to an accountancy firm.

Wage growth accelerates as the number of over-65s in work hits a record high

Tuesday, 11 September 2018 | News

Workers’ wages are rising at a faster rate than in previous months while the number of over-65s in employment has hit record levels, according to new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Co-op offering to beat any other funeral provider on price

Monday, 10 September 2018 | News

A funeral price war is starting, with Co-op slashing prices as well as introducing a range of new measures to tackle funeral affordability.