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Bank of England to protect deposits of up to £1m under new rules

Customers will receive cover for money earmarked for house purchases or following insurance pay-outs, extending protection that covers just £85,000 of individual savings 

Savers would see depos… Continue Reading »

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Cost of executing a will expected to plummet

Accountants can now offer probate services from October and are expected to undercut solicitors' fees

The cost of managing someone’s estate after their death is expected to fall considerably af… Continue Reading »

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Businesses in the driving seat for speedy charity fundraiser

Businesses in the driving seat for speedy charity fundraiser

Businesses from across Worcestershire recently swapped suits for overalls and got behind the wheel in aid of popular county charity.

Chartered Accountants Hayward Wright brought 64 participants f… Continue Reading »

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UK interest rates held at record low of 0.5%

The Bank of England has held UK interest rates at a record low of 0.5% for another month.

The size of the Bank's economic stimulus programme - quantitative easing - was also unchanged at £375bn.… Continue Reading »

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Self-employment at 40 year high, says ONS

The number of workers categorised as self-employed has risen to its highest in 40 years, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Around 4.6m people work for themselves in the UK, o… Continue Reading »

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