UK economy

Interest rates reach highest level in nearly a decade

Bank of England raises base rate of interest to 0.75 per cent. 

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Bank of England set to raise rates

Markets are pricing in 85% likelihood of a rate hike on Thursday; what are the implications?

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Treasury Committee: dump pension triple lock and Lifetime Isas

State pension should rise in line with earnings, while Lifetime Isas too complex, says an influential cross-party parliamentary committee of MPs.

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Softer Brexit may lead to wave of business investment

Since the vote in June 2016, firms have hoarded their cash.

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Surrey pensioners contribute the most tax

For the 6.87 million pensioners who pay tax in the UK, the average annual income tax bill is £3,522.

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Which FTSE 100 shares did the best and worst in June 2018?

Rolls Royce leads the FTSE’s biggest movers in a less buoyant month for the blue-chip index.

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Unloved UK holds compelling long-term value for income investors

Global fund manager sentiment indicates pessimism around UK equities is at an all-time high.

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Inside Money: Morally, ideologically and politically bankrupt

The government’s record over the past year and the UK’s failing economy show that Theresa May should resign as prime minister. 

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Will the UK get a workable Brexit deal?

It is in the interests of both sides to achieve a deal in both goods and services. This requires a new customs and regulatory partnership. 

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