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    1. September 4, 2014

      Go-Ahead dividend driven up by rail franchise and bus successes

      Go-Ahead is proposing to increase its dividend for the first time in six years after securing Britain’s biggest rail...

    2. November 15, 2012

      WS Atkins shares up as confidence returns

      WS Atkins provided a rare piece of good news in the UK industrials sector on Thursday when the design and engineering...

    1. October 30, 2012

      Investors deterred by UK rail uncertainty

      Uncertainty around UK rail policy is dissuading investors from buying into transport groups, analysts said on Tuesday after...

    2. October 25, 2012

      Stobart tightens costs as revenues slip

      The UK’s biggest road haulage company managed to improve underlying profits despite falling revenues in the first half of...

    3. October 24, 2012

      Spain’s cutbacks hit National Express

      Shares in National Express fell more than 12 per cent on Wednesday after the group reported deteriorating ­performance in...

    4. October 19, 2012

      Tax policy worries take toll on Drax

      Utilities were the UK market’s focus yesterday as the FTSE 100 broke a four-day winning streak. Drax , the coal-fired power...

    5. May 15, 2012

      Austerity squeeze lifts Babcock profits 56%

      The squeeze on spending by governments and private companies helped Babcock International, the support services and defence...

    6. March 19, 2012

      FirstGroup makes second disposal in two weeks

      FirstGroup has sold a 130-vehicle bus depot in north-east London, the second disposal in as many weeks as the transport...

    7. December 2, 2011

      State pension age to rise to 67 by 2026

      Millions of pension savers will need to increase their contributions if they wish to retain control over when they retire,...

    8. November 30, 2011

      Mouchel falls further into red

      The crisis at Mouchel was laid bare on Wednesday when the outsourcing and engineering company fell further into the red and...

    9. November 30, 2011

      Small caps: Panmure warns over turmoil

      Stockbrokers were under pressure after Panmure Gordon surprised the market – and fell 18.5 per cent to 11p – with a warning...

    10. October 21, 2011

      Pensioners feel pinch from soaring inflation

      Pensioners are being urged to inflation-proof their wealth as millions who depend on income from level annuities or the...

    11. October 13, 2011

      Investors raid savings to counter drawdown falls

      Pension investors are falling back on cash individual savings accounts (Isas) and offshore bonds to shore up dramatic falls...

    12. October 13, 2011

      Government urged to act over drawdown

      The government is being urged to take immediate action to ease the difficulties facing hundreds of thousands of people in...

    13. September 6, 2011

      About to retire? Don’t do anything rash

      People about to retire and concerned about the effect of the stock market falls on their pension income are being warned...

    14. March 25, 2011

      Reader questions: Must I pay IHT on lifetime gift?

      My 85-year-old mother has substantial assets and was leaving me a property, free of inheritance tax (IHT), in her will. She...

    15. February 4, 2011

      Annuities for men at risk of 10% cut

      Men nearing retirement are being advised to buy a pension annuity now, in case an impending legal ruling removes their more...

    16. December 17, 2010

      From strip bars to cricket grounds

      The shake-up of pension rules is expected to lead a surge in demand for pensions that allow hotels, museums and even strip...

    17. December 10, 2010

      Tax boost for wealthy heirs

      Tens of thousands of investors are expected to use their pension pot to avoid inheritance tax each year after the government...

    18. December 10, 2010

      Clampdown on offshore retirement schemes

      Senior executives who have topped up their pensions to the maximum each year will no longer turn to expensive offshore...

    19. December 3, 2010

      Mouchel’s bankers hire Deloitte for review

      Mouchel, whose public sector contracts include road maintenance, is expected follow the review with a refinancing The scale...

    20. October 1, 2010

      Shanks in deal to recycle PFI investment with Laing

      Shanks has disposed of the majority of its investment in two private finance initiatives as the waste management group seeks...

    21. July 9, 2010

      CPI blow to final-salary plans

      Up to 12m members of final-salary pension schemes face the prospect of a smaller pension, following the government decision...

    22. March 31, 2010

      End of the road for Mouchel in the Middle East

      Mouchel will offload its operations in the Middle East after the collapse of the Dubai property market forced the...

    23. March 30, 2010

      End of the road for Mouchel in Middle East

      Mouchel, which consults on projects such as roadbuilding, had already pulled out of Dubai Mouchel will offload its...

    24. March 26, 2010

      Pension funds boost commercial property

      Investors are increasingly buying commercial property with their pension funds, both in the UK and overseas, to take...

    25. November 30, 2009

      Carmakers plan for slow year as incentives end

      Carmakers are warning that the government scrapping incentives that helped keep them afloat in Europe this year will depress...

    26. November 29, 2009

      Slowdown for carmakers forecast

      Carmakers are warning that the ending of government scrappage incentives in 2010, which helped keep European manufacturers...

    27. November 6, 2009

      Shanks sees underlying profits fall 41%

      The market for waste disposal remains tough but has at least stabilised, Shanks said after underlying first half profits...

    28. October 23, 2009

      Stobart prepares for recovery after dividend cut

      Rising freight levels helped Stobart report a modest increase in first-half profits, but the haulier cut its interim...

    29. October 22, 2009

      Stobart prepares for recovery

      Risng freight levels helped Stobart report a modest increase in first-half profits, but the haulier cut its interim dividend...

    30. October 16, 2009

      Investors set to pay more for advice

      After years of misselling scandals linked to commission-based financial advice, the UK regulator is finally taking action....

    31. October 9, 2009

      Q&A: How to build up your pension fund

      Pension investors have not had an easy ride during the financial crisis. Many have suffered losses of up to a third of the...

    32. October 7, 2009

      Mouchel bosses win backing in spite of losses

      An outspoken shareholder in Mouchel has reaffirmed his support of the management team after the maintenance and outsourcing...

    33. June 24, 2009

      Consumers to benefit from simpler financial advice

      Consumers are set to get simpler financial advice under proposals due to be announced on Thursday by the Financial Services...

    34. March 6, 2009

      Double benefits of a Sipp retirement pot

      As returns on investments and cash savings continue to fall, investors are placing more value on the tax relief available to...

    35. February 27, 2009

      Lower gilt yields drag down drawdowns

      Investors are finding that they are unable to draw as much income from their pensions as they used to, because of falling...

    36. February 14, 2009

      Pension pots can give a lift to stagnating savings rates

      As rates on cash and investments fall, investors are boosting the value of their savings by putting more money into their...

    37. February 13, 2009

      Pension pots can give a lift to stagnating savings rates

      As rates on cash and investments fall, investors are boosting the value of their savings by putting more money into their...

    38. December 13, 2008

      Weigh up the benefits of switching

      The FSA's report on pension transfers is expected to lead to a reduction in activity, but advisers say transferring a...

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