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More workers aim to become self-employed

21 Feb 18

Almost 1 in 5 workers aim to be their own boss in 2018.

Cash ISA rates begin to rise

20 Feb 18

Rates rise by 0.10% on average in last 3 months.

SMEs spend 15 days a year on tax compliance

19 Feb 18

Most are not aware of available tax reliefs.

State pension ‘worst in the developed world’

16 Feb 18

The state pension in the UK is the lowest of 24 developed countries.

First-time buyers soar to 11-year high

15 Feb 18

Buyers taking out first mortgage hits highest level since 2006.

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