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Government unveils Pensioner Bond rates – and they're market-leading

12 December 2014

Pensioner Bonds will pay market-leading rates of 2.8% on a one-year bond and 4% on a three-year bond from January 2015

Possibility of five day current account switching to be investigated: Autumn Statement 2014

3 December 2014

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has today called for a review of the seven day current account switching period

Personal tax allowance to rise: Autumn Statement 2014

3 December 2014

From April 2015, the Government will raise the amount of income workers can earn before they pay tax to £10,600

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23 December 2013

Victory! Child Trust Funds can be moved into Junior Isas from 2015

Six million children will benefit as Child Trust Funds can be switched into junior Isas, the Government announces

13 November 2013

Co-op Energy trims price hike as green tax cut expected

Co-operative Energy has reduced the amount it's going to hike prices by from 4.5% to 2.5% from 8 January

8 October 2013

Help to Buy 95% mortgages launch today: What are the deals like?

NatWest and RBS are among the providers which will offer 95% mortgage deals under the Government's Help to Buy scheme

7 October 2013

Introduce season ticket tax breaks, Boris Johnson says

Boris Johnson says the Treasury should consider a season ticket tax break to reduce travel costs for commuters

10 January 2013

RPI measure of inflation to remain

RPI, which is linked to retirement income and other investments, should remain unchanged says the national statistician

11 December 2012

Northern Rock pays £270m to 150,000 after cock-up

Around 152,000 Northern Rock customers will get an average £1,775 compensation due to a paperwork error

7 December 2012

New watchdog to police peer-to-peer lending

Consumers should have better protection when using peer-to-peer lending firms over the next few years

2 August 2012

Fresh call for simple financial products

A range of simplified products should be introduced to restore consumer trust, a Treasury-commissioned review says

22 June 2012

Major UK banks downgraded by Moody's

15 of the world's biggest institutions have been downgraded by ratings agency Moody's, including UK giants

19 June 2012

Fuel price cuts help inflation fall

The retail prices index rate of inflation fell to 3.1% in May compared to 3.5% in April, the ONS says

14 June 2012

Savers' deposits to be ring-fenced from banks' investment arms

George Osborne will announce plans to protect savers' cash from banks' risky casino-style activities

31 May 2012

Charity tax relief plans scrapped

Controversial plans to cap tax relief on charitable donations have been scrapped, the Treasury announced today

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