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HMRC clamps down on tax helpline number fraud

HM Revenue and Customs has introduced new controls to stop fraudsters spo

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Revenue court climbdown offers hope for pension Lifetime Allowance breaches  

Savers with large pension pots who have protected their value using the ‘fixed protection’ rules but have accidentally breached the limit could benefit f

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Fund managers slammed for not promoting gender and ethnic diversity

Most fund managers are reluctant to adopt specific shareholder voting guidelines that promote certain

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The number one rule to push stockmarket odds in your favour  

DIY Investor Toolkit: attempting to time the market is regularly described as a fool’s errand, and with good reason.

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Dual-listed UK shares handed no-deal Brexit reprieve

The previous proposals would have stopped European investors buying the UK share listings for companies such as Vodafone, BP, GlaxoSmithKline and Rio Tinto. 

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Falling London house prices give buyers hope

While average UK house prices have risen by 1.4% in the year to March 2019, up from 1% last month, London homeowners have seen house prices fall by 1.9%, according to the UK House Price Index for March 2019. 

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Free social care for over 65s could save NHS £4.5 billion a year

A think tank says that free social care for everyone over 65 could save the health service in England billions each year.

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Theresa May resigns: what next for markets?

For investors with an eye on the longer term, the news brings little clarity.

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Six investment trusts that pay a monthly income

In the case of investment trusts, according to research by the AIC, just six pay investors on a monthly basis.

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Blow for high earners as pensions tax taper reforms ruled out

The unpopular pensions tax taper system is here to stay. 

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Professional investors move to snap up ‘cheap’ Woodford Patient Capital 

Three fund managers who invest in funds as part of their portfolios have been recently buying shares in Neil Woodford’s investment trust, Woodford Patient Capital.

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Green light for ETFs to be included in fund sectors

Up to 200 ETFs will be included in the IA's 37 fund sectors. 

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