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HMRC approves first MTD for income tax software

17 Jan 20

Five products get the thumbs up, three more in development.

Fall in inflation points towards interest rate cut

16 Jan 20

December CPI rate slumps to lowest since November 2016.

Over-55s reveal target for retirement

15 Jan 20

More than £100,000 needed for a comfortable retirement.

Pension tax report due imminently

14 Jan 20

Government vows to fix the taper issue for doctors.

Retailers suffer ‘worst year on record’

13 Jan 20

Annual year-on-year sales decline by 0.1%.

‘Increase access to flexible working’

10 Jan 20

Study finds employees lose five days a year commuting.

Off-payroll review slammed as ‘inadequate’

09 Jan 20

Concerns over a lack of time or an independent chair.

11,000 retirees to lose £3,500 from state pension

08 Jan 20

Adult dependency increase payments stop in April.

Post-Brexit Budget set for March

07 Jan 20

Budget to take place 89 days into the new government.

Thousands file tax returns over festive break

06 Jan 20

More than 3,000 returns filed on Christmas Day.

National living wage to rise by 6.2% for 2020/21

03 Jan 20

Low Pay Commission reveals its recommendations.

Economy stagnates in Q4 2019

02 Jan 20

New figures reveal slowdown in services and manufacturing

Lifetime ISA withdrawal penalties surpass £9m

24 Dec 19

FOI request shows the extent of 25% government charge.

Report spares thousands from loan charge bills

23 Dec 19

Government announces a string of concessions.

Grandparents’ spending on festive gifts to hit £2.8bn

20 Dec 19

Average spend on a grandchild rises to £81.

'We need action, not another review'

19 Dec 19

Group slams tapered annual allowance inaction.

Self-employed population nears 5m

18 Dec 19

Renewed call to extend auto-enrolment.

Pension saving levels among women hit 15-year high

17 Dec 19

Most women are on track for retirement.

Warning bells as rental numbers plunge

16 Dec 19

Number of new rental properties falls.

Businesses issue lukewarm election response

13 Dec 19

'Campaign slogans must give way to renewed focus'.

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