Pension savers should beware of schemes that offer ‘pension liberation’, which is where someone who needs money can access their pension before the age of 55, which is highly irregular.
According to recent research, the number of companies on the alternative investment market (AIM) remained stable in January at 1,096, with five departures offset by five new arrivals.
According to a recent study, the British are the worst in the developed world at saving for their retirement, with the average worker saving for around seven years of work-free life, when, in all probability, retirement will last for 19 of them. The study found that the 12-year shortfall was the worst in the world,…Details
A recent survey by the Federation for Small Businesses (FSB) has revealed that the prospect of a rise in business rates and a property tax on firms, has sparked outrage among London businesses. The survey revealed that nearly a third of the businesses polled said they would cut levels of staff if business rates increased…Details
For the second year in a row, start-up companies are being asked to pitch their products to retail buyers as part of a StartUp Britain and John Lewis PitchUp opportunity.
With mortgages becoming easier to get through the success of the Government’s Funding for Lending Scheme, more and more people are investing in property to let.
A new online equity fundraising platform called FundTheGap was launched last week, with the aim of connecting start-ups and small businesses with experienced investors.
New research has shown that the average Isa rate has dropped to the record low of just 1.74 per cent from 2.55 per cent a year ago and the choice of Isa has dwindled by a fifth year-on-year.
On the first of February, the first pop-up store to be opened outside London was launched in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire.
The Financial Services Authority has ordered an investigation into the £11bn annuity market amid concerns that British pensioners are getting a poor deal in exchange for their retirement savings.