Stamp duty revenues hit £10bn

Rising house prices and sales drive tax yield

Advice & Comment

Rowan Gormley, founder of Naked Wines, on how he believes drinkers are ripped off and the most he has ever paid for a bottle
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Estate agents have been saying for some time that the London boom is slowing, particularly at the top end – but this has yet to show up in the main indices
– James Pickford

State pension deferment rate to be cut

Annual rate will fall to 5.8% from April 2016

Pensions overhaul under fire from MPs

Select committee criticise choice of partners to implement reforms

Pensions safety net nearing self-sufficiency

Protection fund makes better than expected progress

The FCA has been urged to look at allegations of price rigging in the gold market
©David Parry/ FT

FCA warns over pension switching

Concern over advice to one-third of savers

Insurers face block on pensions advice

Guidance cannot be given by those with interests

HMRC website

Q&A: Accelerated payment notices

What to do if a scheme is on HMRC’s hit list

Standard Life flagship fund branded ‘dog’

UK Smaller Companies fund has underperformed in past three years

Anthony Bolton, President, Investments at Fidelity Worldwide Investment.
©Rosie Hallam

Don’t jump ship after fund star leaves, report warns

Report finds funds often outperform after ‘star’ manager exits

Most first-time home buyers since 2007

Halifax data highlights regional price disparities


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