UK economy

Bank of England warns no-deal Brexit will crush the UK economy

Leaving the EU without a deal could spell major disruption for the UK economy. Markets, however, may have already priced that in. 

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Three key takeaways for investors from the US mid-term elections

Whether the US economy will see further fiscal expansion is unclear, while US/China trade tensions are unlikely to cool off. 

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Budget 2018: personal allowance to rise to £12,500 in April 2019

The basic tax-free personal allowance will rise to £12,500 and the higher rate to £50,000 in April next year.

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Budget 2018: the winners and losers

We round-up the top winners and losers in chancellor Philip Hammond's latest Budget.

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No-deal Brexit will lead to an emergency Budget

Budget 2018: Ahead of today’s autumn budget, chancellor Philip Hammond has admitted that a no-deal Brexit would require a

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Labour calls for FTSE companies to give 10% of equity to staff

The shares, owned collectively by staff in an ‘Inclusive Ownership Fund’, will earn workers up to £500 per year in dividends. 

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Inflation hits six-month high as households feel the squeeze

The rise in prices means that there are few savings accounts that beat inflation

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Bank of England: inflation concerns over removal of 1p and 2p coins unfounded

Removing the 1p and 2p from circulation would not cause inflation according to analysts at the Bank of England.

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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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