Three members vote for rise
Bank of England interest rate setters today dropped hints that a rise may be looming ..
Cost of living going up
Inflation’s rise to 2.9% has reinforced the case for a temporary reduction in VAT ..
Pensioners cash in on property
Retired Scottish homeowners are increasingly taking advantage of equity release schemes to raise cash on the value of their property..
Scott and viaduct retained
Bank of Scotland has today unveils its newly-designed £10 polymer note which will come into circulation in the autumn….
On the Money
I may have mentioned previously that a survey carried out in the US by the Wall Street Journal found that the main reason for sleepless nights of Baby Boomers wasRead More
General Election: Personal finance
The big take-away from the party manifestos is how differently the parties are approaching the “grey vote”. Lindsey Rogerson reports.
We had a recent visit from a retired couple just turned 70, recommended by their best friends who have been clients for 20 years. Their IFA, they explained, was aRead More
Ministers too 'heavy-handed', says JLL
Further evidence has emerged that the Scottish Government’s replacement for stamp duty is holding back the …
Party rift over higher rate plan
Labour’s plan to raise taxes on those earning more than £80,000 is likely to re-open issues over staff facing differential tax demands north and south of the border….
Call for new committee
Tax professionals are calling on the Scottish Parliament to set up a committee focused exclusively on scrutinising the country’s devolved tax powers…