Student fees may be coming down

University fees could be in for another shake-up if the government adopts controversial proposals in a new report.

Could we see the back of inheritance tax?

Widely regarded as most unpopular tax, IHT is under scrutiny from both government and opposition. Is it time it was scrapped for a gifts tax?

When it comes to funds, the best advice is personal

The recent problems with the suspension of dealings in a heavily promoted UK equity income fund have exposed the blurred line between advice and guidance.

Implications from the over-75 TV licence row

The outcome of the over-75s TV licence row highlights the central problem of the escalating costs of an ageing population.

2019 defies analysts’ predictions

Predictions for a poor first half for stock markets in 2019 have been confounded, with solid returns outpacing expectations.

How well do you understand inheritance tax?

Only one in four respondents to an HMRC survey completely understood how the IHT system could work for them. How would you fare?

Dividends wobble with 40% cuts

From a record high in the first quarter of 2019, dividends were knocked by some high profile cuts in May '19.

Brave new world of UBI?

Universal Basic Income or UBI is becoming a serious option in radical tax and benefits reform. Do you know what it’s all about?

Pension flexibility: too taxing for many

Lump sum withdrawals under pension flexibility are resulting in over-paid tax due to emergency tax codes. Don’t be caught out!

Another take on long-term care costs

Another suggestion for funding long term care costs has surfaced, but don’t rely on change any time soon.