Smoking and drinking have declined, but tax has risen
The mining and commodities stock has plunged this year
Under current rules, VAT is the most significant levy for most
RBS shares still trade four-fifths lower than 2008 prices
Use of company cars has fallen in popularity
Overseas investors own most listed UK equities by value
A mixed picture — but interest rates are generally low
What has been dragging down the index?
Shareholders fare better than financial services customers
What rising rents mean for buy-to-let investors
Non-mortgage debt has shot up on the back of university fees
Gold prices fall to a five-year low
Personal tax increases are expected to exceed tax cuts by far
UK income tax regime has become more progressive since 2000
Properties, not pensions, are seen as the best bet
Payments remain at nearly £30bn a year despite fall in claimants
Are brewery investments frothy, or will they fall flat?
Woodford Equity Income fund made investors 19.6 per cent
The contrasting fortunes of Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds
Who benefits from lower prices in the long run?