What makes up the price of a litre of petrol?
Petrol station
Budget

What makes up the price of a litre of petrol?

The cost of filling the average car with fuel is falling. Here’s what makes up the price of a litre of petrol.
10 Jan 2023
How much tax will you pay after the Autumn Statement?
HMRC form and money
Tax

How much tax will you pay after the Autumn Statement?

Changes to income tax, capital gains tax and dividend tax were among the announcements made by Jeremy Hunt in his Autumn Budget - but what will it mea…
18 Nov 2022
Triple lock to stay: how will it affect your pension?
Old people looking at an iPad
State pensions

Triple lock to stay: how will it affect your pension?

Triple lock looks set to stay, but what it is and what does it mean for your retirement income?
18 Nov 2022
Autumn Budget: what does it mean for your finances?
Jeremy Hunt
Budget

Autumn Budget: what does it mean for your finances?

From tax threshold freezes, changes to dividend allowances and energy help – what does the Autumn Budget mean for you?
17 Nov 2022
Autumn Statement: Energy Price Guarantee extended – but will not be as generous
Jeremy Hunt
Personal finance

Autumn Statement: Energy Price Guarantee extended – but will not be as generous

Hunt will extend the Energy Price Guarantee, which was due to end in April 2023. But, the support will be significantly lower. Here’s everything you n…
17 Nov 2022
Stamp duty cuts will stay, but only until 2025. How much will you save?
Stamp duty

Stamp duty cuts will stay, but only until 2025. How much will you save?

Hunt: Stamp duty announced in the September mini-Budget will end in 2025, chancellor Hunt has revealed. What does this mean for homebuyers?
17 Nov 2022
What could be in the Autumn Statement?
Budget

What could be in the Autumn Statement?

Jeremy Hunt will reveal his first Autumn Statement as chancellor on Thursday, 17 November. From pensions and inheritance tax to income tax and capital…
14 Nov 2022
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Is now the time to buy cheap UK stocks?
UK Economy

Is now the time to buy cheap UK stocks?

Confidence in the UK is at an all-time low so is now the time to snap up cheap UK stocks?
24 Oct 2022
What could be in the chancellor’s statement on 31 October?
Budget

What could be in the chancellor’s statement on 31 October?

After dismantling most of the mini-Budget in a series of U-turns, Jeremy Hunt will reveal the rest of his “medium-term fiscal plan” on Halloween. We l…
19 Oct 2022
Hunt tears up Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-Budget
Budget

Hunt tears up Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-Budget

The new chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, has torn up Liz Truss’s flagship mini-Budget policies. Here’s everything you need to know.
18 Oct 2022
Chancellor backtracks on dividend tax cut measures
Tax

Chancellor backtracks on dividend tax cut measures

Jeremy Hunt has reversed the cut to dividend tax announced in Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-Budget – we explain what it means for investors.
17 Oct 2022
Profile of Kwasi Kwarteng, the leading light of the Tory right
People

Profile of Kwasi Kwarteng, the leading light of the Tory right

Kwasi Kwarteng, who studied 17th-century currency policy for his doctoral thesis, has always had a keen interest in economic crises. Now he is in one …
10 Oct 2022
The “plan for growth”: what Truss and Kwarteng got right
UK Economy

The “plan for growth”: what Truss and Kwarteng got right

The Tories’ “plan for growth” has got off to a bad start, but their reforms can still transform Britain
8 Oct 2022
Kwasi Kwarteng U-turns on top tax rate decision
Budget

Kwasi Kwarteng U-turns on top tax rate decision

Kwasi Kwarteng has U-turned on his top tax rate reduction announced in his mini-Budget at the end of September.
3 Oct 2022
Why the Bank of England intervened in the bond market
Government bonds

Why the Bank of England intervened in the bond market

A sudden crisis for pension funds exposed to rapidly rising bond yields meant the Bank of England had to act. Cris Sholto Heaton looks at the lessons …
30 Sep 2022
Mini-Budget: will Kwasi Kwarteng’s gamble on growth work?
Budget

Mini-Budget: will Kwasi Kwarteng’s gamble on growth work?

The government has launched the biggest dash for growth in 50 years, relaunching an approach known as supply-side economics. What is the plan – and wi…
30 Sep 2022
Why everyone is over-reacting to the mini-Budget
Budget

Why everyone is over-reacting to the mini-Budget

Most analyses of the chancellor’s mini-Budget speech have failed to grasp its purpose and significance, says Max King
29 Sep 2022
Bank of England spends £65bn to “restore orderly market conditions”
Budget

Bank of England spends £65bn to “restore orderly market conditions”

The Bank of England has said it will spend £65bn buying bonds to stabilise the financial markets after the government’s mini-Budget. Saloni Sardana ex…
29 Sep 2022
Tax changes: here is what the mini-Budget means for you
Budget

Tax changes: here is what the mini-Budget means for you

Saloni Sardana looks at the tax cuts in the mini-Budget and explains what each one means.
23 Sep 2022
Mini-Budget: stamp duty and income tax cut as Kwarteng targets growth
Tax

Mini-Budget: stamp duty and income tax cut as Kwarteng targets growth

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng announced sweeping tax cuts in his mini-Budget statement. Here's what was said.
23 Sep 2022
National Insurance increase will be reversed in November, says chancellor
National Insurance

National Insurance increase will be reversed in November, says chancellor

The UK government has ditched the 1.25 percentage-point National Insurance rise, which will see workers pocket more pay and reduce tax for UK business…
22 Sep 2022
What we know and what to expect from Kwasi Kwarteng's mini-Budget
Budget

What we know and what to expect from Kwasi Kwarteng's mini-Budget

New chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng is to deliver a “mini-Budget”. Nicole García Mérida explains what we can expect to see.
22 Sep 2022