HMRC nets record £4.3bn IHT haul

HMRC has taken in more than £4bn in revenues from inheritance tax for the first time, according to figures from the UK tax office. Statistics published for the 11 months to February 2016 show the Government has benefited from the tax to the tune of £4.3bn. Although revenues dropped substantially in 2008/9, plummeting by £1bn […]


Now: Pensions eyes Lifetime Isa launch

Automatic enrolment provider Now: Pensions will “almost definitely” offer a Lifetime Isa to employers in addition to workplace pensions. Specialist auto-enrolment firms have been cagey since Chancellor George Osborne announced the new product in his Budget, warning it could undermine workplace pensions. But Now: Pensions director of policy Adrian Boulding, speaking as part of Money Marketing’s Wired […]


Nic Cicutti: Facing up to the lack of trust in advisers

Many years ago, I remember walking home in the freezing cold at the end of a nursing shift. It was well after 9pm, our hospital was miles from anywhere and a delayed handover meant I had missed both a lift and the last bus into town. As I was trudging down the hill, a taxi […]


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