Have your New Year resolutions fallen by the wayside yet? You know, the ones about eating better, drinking less and exercising more. The problem is they all require you to make a change to your lifestyle, which is never easy, particularly in the dark days of mid-winter.
In early December the DWP announced the thresholds that should apply to automatic enrolment pension contributions from 6 April 2019. We say ‘should’ because, strictly speaking, they need final approval from the Secretary of State, although any change is extremely unlikely.
The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has published the first part of its inheritance tax (IHT) simplification review.
UK dividends are continuing to grow faster than inflation, according to the latest quarterly data from Link Asset Service.