economics

Cash-savvy millennials out-saving their free-spending parent...

Posted on Feb 03 2016 by
Many from the Millennial generation have learnt from their parents' mistakes when it comes to their finances, it has emerged. New research from our Millennial Me & My Money report, reveals nearly half that (45%) of...

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Adding age and gender to the fraud mix...

Posted on Jan 29 2016 by
• Around two out of three detected first party frauds (65%) are committed by under-40s. • Around two out of three detected fraud victims (65%) are aged 40 or older. • Men are more likely to commit fraud than women - by a...

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Tax returns 2016 – modernisation of the tax system...

Posted on Jan 18 2016 by
It’s that time of year again when the deadline for completing your self-assessment tax returns is just around the corner. Self-assessment is a system HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) uses to collect income tax, where tax is...

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Online shoppers are unforgiving – once they’ve gone,...

Posted on Jan 08 2016 by
When it comes to buying financial services, utilities, or car insurance, just one in five (21%)* of us favour speaking to a provider in person, while the rest prefer online dealings....

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An Economic Outlook...

Posted on Dec 22 2015 by
  As featured in our latest edition of FutureProof - click here to view Exactly where the economy goes in the next few years depends on our choices both as citizens and consumers. We’ve just chosen the Conservatives...

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Consumer spending still leading the way...

Posted on Nov 30 2015 by
The second estimate of GDP was unrevised from the first, confirming growth at 0.5% q-o-q in 2015q3, after 0.7% in 2015 Q2. Solid growth in services at 0.7% outweighed weakness in manufacturing, where output shrank by 0.4%....

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UK jumps two places to become the 6th place in the world to ...

Posted on Nov 13 2015 by
The Doing Business 2015 report is an annual report in its 12th year which compares the ease of doing business for domestic firms in 189 economies. It investigates the regulations that enhance business activity and those that...

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So what are the predictions for the Festive Season 2015?...

Posted on Nov 12 2015 by
Christmas sales across Europe are tipped to grow by 18.4 per cent. Online retailers in UK can expect to see Christmas sales grow by 16.2 per cent in 2015 with total online sales for the year set to reach £52.25 billion...

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Elderly home-owners increasingly targeted by identity thieve...

Posted on Nov 11 2015 by
Elderly couples and pensioners are at increased risk from identity thieves, it has now emerged. As current account fraud rises to the highest levels yet, older individuals who own comfortable homes and may have an...

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