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Over a million searches have been made on free online pensions tracing service

Over one million searches have been made on the Government's online pensions tracing service since its launch last year

Letting fees ban and whiplash fraud crackdown in Queen's Speech - but no energy price cap bill

The Queen has laid out the laws that the government hopes to pass

Government childcare website dogged by technical issues continues to cause problems for parents

Users are still having technical problems with government childcare websites two weeks after MSE first reported it

Tax-Free Childcare website hit by 'intermittent' technical issues

Parents applying online for a Government scheme to help with childcare costs have been unable to log in multiple times

Government drops £1,000 tax breaks for online sellers and room renters - for now

Two new tax breaks which were supposed to have applied to earnings from 6 April 2017 have been quietly axed

Cut to tax-free dividend allowance to be shelved... for now

Plans to slash the tax-free dividend allowance from £5,000 to £2,000 in April 2018 have been dropped

Petition calling for recall of fire-risk Whirlpool dryers set to trigger parliamentary debate

The Government faces having to find time after the election to discuss the need to recall all faulty Whirlpool dryers

Motor insurance rates expected to rise yet further as 'whiplash reforms' are axed

Car insurance rates could be put into overdrive following the decision to scrap plans to introduce 'whiplash reforms'

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

Probate fees set to skyrocket from next month, despite parliamentary challenge

The cost of sorting out someone's property, money and possessions after they've died are set to increase by up to £20k

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

Less than half of providers will offer free 30 hours of weekly childcare, survey finds

Parents may struggle to take advantage of a Government scheme to deliver 30 hours of free childcare a week

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