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Probate fee hike ditched by Government - but plan could be revisited after election

Proposals to drastically raise probate charges have been ditched - however the controversial plans could resurface

YBS wades in on mortgage price war with lowest rate EVER of 0.89%

Yorkshire Building Society has taken the lead in the race to offer the lowest mortgage deal

Register by 22 May to vote in general election - act now if not on electoral roll

Anyone planning to vote in June's general election who isn't on the electoral roll has to register by Monday 22 May

Mortgage price war: 1.29% FIVE year fix

Check NOW to see if you can take advantage and save 1,000s ditching & switching

New 1.29% five-year mortgage fix lowest-ever 'by a mile' - but you'll have to be quick

App-based bank Atom is offering record-breaking five-year fixed-rate mortgages starting at just 1.29%

Plans to ban letting agent fees unveiled

The Government has today set out further proposals to ban letting agents from charging administrative fees.

Inheritance tax changes to be rolled out from tomorrow - what it means for you

Parents will be able to leave homes worth up to 850,000 to their children without them paying inheritance tax

Brexit letter to PM: Consumers must be protected, say MSE, Which? and Citizens Advice

The Prime Minister has been urged not to let consumer rights 'fall by the wayside' during negotiations

State pension age should go up again, report recommends

Millions of workers in their early 40s face having to wait an extra year to collect their state pension

Market-leading 0.99% two-year fixed rate mortgage launches

Yorkshire Building Society is offering a new market-leading two-year fixed rate mortgage.

Budget 2017: Airbnb rentals may no longer qualify for tax break as Government plans 'Rent a Room' overhaul

Homeowners who rent out their properties via sites such as Airbnb may no longer be able to access a Government tax break

Budget 2017: Smokers to be hit by new 'floor price' tax on cigarette packs

No change to previously planned alcohol and tobacco duty rises - but an effective floor price on cigarette packs is set

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