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No-deal Brexit the preferred option among DIY investors

Over a third of do-it-yourself (DIY) investors favour a no-deal Brexit, according to a poll conducted by The Share Centre.

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‘Next generation’ investment trust dividend heroes revealed

Find out which 22 investment trusts make the list of the next generation of dividend heroes, having increased their dividends each year for 10 to 20 years.

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The most consistent and least reliable UK equity income funds

Research by FundExpert has named the top 10 and bottom 10 UK equity income funds in terms of delivering a growing income stream year in, year out.

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Probate fee rise is a tax, government report says

The overhaul of fees has caused fresh controversy after the new fee structure was referred to as a tax by the government in a report, despite ministers saying it wasn’t last year.

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Win £1,000: take the Great British Retirement Survey

Take part in our survey and you could be in with a chance of winning £1,000, or one of five £100 shopping vouchers.

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City Watchdog moves step closer to banning platform exit fees

Exit fees can be end up being excessive due to the way the charges are applied per holding.

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Spring Statement: affordable housing gets modest boost

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced extra funding for affordable homes in the Spring Statement 2019, while the OBR has revised down its expectations for house price growth. 

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Spring Statement: takeaway points and highlights

We round-up the main points and highlights from chancellor Philip Hammond's Spring Statement. 

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Spring Statement: zero tariffs plan for imports in no-deal Brexit

The government has proposed a new temporary tariff regime, designed to reduce the risk of economic damage, should the UK leave the EU without a deal.

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May’s Brexit defeat: one in four investors taking a ‘wait and see’ approach

There’s plenty of investor money sitting on the sidelines, but the message from various investment commentators is to ‘keep calm and carry on’.

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Doctors to sue UK government over pension changes

Medics are to sue the UK government over discriminatory changes made to their pension sche

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Isa tips: how to work out whether a fund is truly active

DIY Investor Toolkit: we outline how to work out whether a fund is truly active or a ‘closet tracker’.

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