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Buy-to-let mortgage costs starting to rise

28 Feb 18

Rising interest rates increase costs for landlords.

Gig work helps over-55s ease into retirement

27 Feb 18

More than a third cite flexibility as the main benefit.

Home ownership falls for middle-income young adults

26 Feb 18

Rate falls 38% in the last 20 years.

Scottish income tax changes approved

23 Feb 18

MSPs vote in favour of 5-band income tax system.

Productivity growth ‘strongest since 2008’

22 Feb 18

Hourly output hits highest level since recession.

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