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House prices fell 0.3% last month

Property prices fell 0.3% in February, Halifax reveals in its latest house price index. But it says that despite the fall, prices are still 0.2% higher than in Q3 2007, with the average home valued at £196,649.

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The chancellor has pledged to increase taxes on alcohol by 2% above inflation for the next four years. Tax on beer will increase 4p a pint while 14p will be added to a bottle of wine and 55p to bottles of spirit.

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Stamp Duty has rocketed by a shocking 82% in just six years, new research from Halifax reveals.

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The end of high LTV loans makes it harder for many to get onto the housing ladder. But the discipline of having to save up for a deposit may help the market, says Mark Harris

2017 and the savings landscape…

Anyone who is involved in the world of workplace savings will recognise that the last few months have been rather interesting to say the least. At the start of the year both employers and the pensions industry were braced for major changes to UK pension tax reliefs in the March Budget. Yet shortly before the […]

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