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.
On the Money
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…
Mortgage lending from parents up 30%
Parents have become the ninth biggest mortgage lender with expectations that they will provide their children..
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Relief reduction hits sector
Many of Scotland’s landlords in the private letting sector will need to raise rents to cope with the effects of a new taxation regime…
Anybody even just glancing at the money pages over the last week can’t have failed to notice it’s that time again. For some reason or other financial journalists deem thisRead More