As it stands, the government has protected employees of big corporations but left the self-employed high and dry.
The suspension of civic society is without precedence in peacetime and, as we all spend less, the economy will suffer further.
The much-maligned Mansion Tax never came to pass but what else did the Chancellor have to say on housing?
In the immediate aftermath of the Grenfell fire the left lost no opportunity to try to make out that it…
It’s been dubbed the ‘Boris Bounce’: from the day after the election to the peak in mid-January, the FTSE 100…
It would have been great if you got in early. Over the past year shares in a small company called…
Remember day trading, the fad for retail investors trying to emulate the hotshots of Wall Street from their spare bedrooms,…
In the light of Neil Woodford’s fall from grace, Woody Allen’s quip that ‘A stockbroker is someone who invests your…
This week has been a reminder of how the sharpest falls in the stock market are often followed by the sharpest gains.
The tax has been jacked up so often that it’s no wonder so few of us want to move house.
Boris Johnson is said to have gone cool on proposals for a mansion tax following negative comment from aggrieved mansion-owners.…
If the government uses the extra revenue to slash stamp duty it could give first time buyers a welcome leg-up.
Expected reforms to the tax on doctors’ pensions may well trigger a better deal for other workers.
the new policy might seem attractive but it comes with hidden catches that could hamper first time buyers when it’s time for them to sell up.
Changes in the way we shop mean last year’s retail figures are deceptive.
From British infrastructure to companies that trade heavily with the US, would-be investors should be led by geopolitics this year.
It would be somewhat odd if UK markets did not rise sharply on Friday morning if the Conservatives win
Even if It was a promise made in error, a comprehensive leasehold ban would bring us up to speed with other countries
Drugs, food, drink, fashion and media will all benefit from a US-UK trade deal
The popularity of meat-free products is changing the food industry, says Robert Jackman
‘Green crap’ was David Cameron’s memorable verdict on his own government’s efforts to reduce the carbon footprint of UK homes,…
With four cats and two children to feed, I’m not very Fire. But then I am not sure I want…
Electronic payments make us more vulnerable to system failures and consumers are easier to track
The slump in West London house prices is not necessarily indicative of the rest of the UK
The odds may only be 9-1 but we should all be hedging against a Corbyn win
Any notion of a Brexit bounce has to be weighed against the backdrop of a deteriorating global economy