The world of work is changing as the gig economy – and the self-employed themselves – go global. That will leave a big hole in countries’ coffers, says Dominic Frisby.
In this short video tutorial, Ed Bowsher runs through the nuts and bolts of opening a stocks and shares Isa, and gives you some investment ideas to consider.
You may well be paying too much for your gas and electricity. But finding a cheaper energy deal isn’t difficult and could save you a lot of money.
The authorities in Scotland are undermining the economy’s appeal. They had better watch out, says Matthew Lynn.
Taxation is as old as civilisation itself. But how much is too much? Dominic Frisby looks at how taxation, war and society have evolved together over the centuries.
Your offspring may have a child trust fund tucked away. If so, their money is being consumed by fees
Our system of inheritance tax is needlessly complicated, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Here, she outlines one way in which the well-off could save over £300,000 on inheritance tax, just by following the rules to the letter.
Bad news for workers at General Electric (GE). The company will be freezing retirement benefits for 20,000 employees in order to cut billions from its pension deficit and debt pile.