Stamp Duty Land Tax should be ‘RADICALLY cut’ on £500k homes, says MP ‘Get market moving’

STAMP DUTY LAND TAX is payable on most purchases of property or land in the UK. A new report argues that the new Prime Minister should abolish the tax entirely on 770,000 primary house purchases. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

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By James Blake On Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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Pound euro exchange rate eases as no-deal Brexit fears rise ahead of Tory leader contest

The pound euro exchange rate eased by -0.2 percent this morning, leaving the pairing fluctuating around €1.112 as Brexit jitters increased ahead of the Tory leadership announcement. GBP/EUR is set to remain sensitive More...

By James Blake On Thursday, July 4th, 2019
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Can state pension be inherited from spouse? How to check if new rules have affected you

STATE PENSION payments are something which many people will rely on later in life. Can the full state pension be inherited from a spouse or civil partner upon their death? How to work out whether one is affected More...

By James Blake On Thursday, July 4th, 2019
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William Hill betting shop closures: 700 branches to shut with 4,500 jobs at risk

WILLIAM HILL has announced plans to shut down around 700 betting shops across the UK, putting 4,500 jobs at risk. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

By James Blake On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
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Home insurance WARNING: Risk of accidental damage claims rise at THIS time of year

HOME insurance can provide ease of mind for some policyholders, however accidental damage in the home is no doubt what many people will look to avoid. Insurance giant Aviva has released new data on when it has More...

By James Blake On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
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Can Universal Credit be paid fortnightly? The payment is monthly in these areas of the UK

UNIVERSAL CREDIT is a benefit payment which may be made in order to those on low income or who are out of work, in order to help with their living costs. The payment is usually made on a monthly basis, but can More...

By James Blake On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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EU the ‘big loser’ in Swiss stock row as tables are turned on bloc – shock German warning

EUROPEAN UNION finance chiefs have “shot themselves in the foot” in their Switzerland stock market row with the tables turned on the bloc after Bern issued a savage retaliation, according to a financial editor. Daily More...

By James Blake On Monday, July 1st, 2019
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Is the state pension age going to rise? This is how to check when you can claim

STATE PENSION payments are a vital source of income for many people who have retired and the age at which this can be claimed is rising. This is how to check when you can receive the payment. Daily Express :: Finance More...

By James Blake On Monday, July 1st, 2019
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Brexit news: Farmers and fisherman to benefit from £6bn no-deal fund from Jeremy Hunt

FARMERS and fisherman will benefit from a £6billion no-deal Brexit fund being pledged by Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

By James Blake On Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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PPI claim deadline: FCA urges consumers to act NOW to reclaim – average payment is £1,700

PPI – or Payment Protection Insurance – has been mis-sold to some people in recent years. It’s possible to claim back mis-sold PPI, but the deadline for doing so is fast-approaching. Daily Express More...