Martin Lewis warns ‘millions’ are overpaying tax – how to check | Personal Finance | Finance

Martin Lewis has issued a clarion call for Britons to check they are being taxed correctly as “millions” are currently overpaying. The financial journalist urged workers to check they are on the correct HMRC tax code as it’s on your head if you are paying the incorrect amount. He told listeners on his BBC podcast: “You need More...

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By admin On Wednesday, January 17th, 2024

Martin Lewis shares how to make ‘big savings’ on council tax bands as fan gets £7k refund | Personal Finance | Finance

After doing Martin Lewis’s “check and challenge,” Patrick and Helen were able to make savings on their council tax bill not only for them, but for their neighbours too. In 1991, council tax More...

By admin On Saturday, December 23rd, 2023

Shoppers set to spend over £3 billion in pre-Christmas weekend dash | City & Business | Finance

The firm expects £1.76bn in sales today followed by £1.55bn spent tomorrow. (Image: Getty) Shoppers rushing to buy last-minute Christmas presents were expected to give the High Street a “Super Saturday” More...

By admin On Thursday, December 21st, 2023

Britons forced to cut back Christmas spending as cost of living bites | Personal Finance | Finance

British workers struggling with the rising cost of living are being forced to cut back on their Christmas spending. A survey by employee benefits provider Unum found more than 85 percent of workers are looking More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 20th, 2023

Dramatic inflation drop a definitive cause for celebration | Personal Finance | Finance

The past few years have been so full of gloom, in so many guises, that it takes some adjusting when there comes a piece of all-round good news. Yesterday’s inflation figures are that news. Not only did they More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 19th, 2023

TV licence to rise to £169.50 next April – can you get yours for free? | Personal Finance | Finance

With the TV licence fee set to rise again next year, Britons are being urged to check if they’re eligible to apply for a discount. Despite wide criticism, Culture Secretary Lucy Frazer confirmed the price More...

By admin On Monday, December 18th, 2023

Inheritance tax alert as rising house prices see middle class families paying dreaded bill | Personal Finance | Finance

Inheritance tax was a tax meant for just the wealthy, however, with thresholds frozen, and higher house prices, millions of middle-class people are being dragged into the net. For many years, wealthier families More...

By admin On Sunday, December 17th, 2023

Britain is on brink of a recovery – now watch BoE governor Andrew Bailey sink it | Personal Finance | Finance

That’s how it seems, anyway. At the first glimpse of positive feeling, BoE governor Andrew Bailey invariably pops up to tip a bucket of cold water over all of us. Now he’s just done it again. It’s More...

By admin On Saturday, December 16th, 2023

State pension warning as payments ‘fall short’ by over £2,600 despite triple lock rise | Personal Finance | Finance

According to estimates, the state pension will still fall short of around £2,643 of the figure needed for someone to have a basic retirement income. This calculation is based on the Pension and Lifetime Savings More...

By admin On Friday, December 15th, 2023

Abolish the Bank of England! Centralised bank ‘not necessary’, explosive report argues | Politics | News

The Bank of England, the cornerstone of Britain’s financial sector, is “not necessary” and should be abolished, a radical new report has argued. The Experience of Free Banking was published by the Institute More...