Renting costs more than £1,000 per year more than buying

Servicing an interest-only mortgage on an average property in Britain costs £1,080 less per year than the cost of renting, according to the latest data released from property website Zoopla.co.uk Based on an analysis of properties on the market in the top...

House prices virtually unchanged in the last year

House prices in the three months to November were 0.7% lower than in the previous three months according to the latest Halifax House Price Index Commenting, Martin Ellis, housing economist, said "There has been very little change in house prices overall during...

Deferral of benefits for top rate taxpayers

One good piece of news for additional rate taxpayers in the 2012 Budget was the reduction in the top rate of income tax from 50% to 45%. This could make deferring bonuses and dividends worth considering The rate reduction will come into...

Autumn Statement - summary

For Individuals From 6th April 2013 income tax personal allowances will increased to £9,440 per year for those aged less than 65 The higher age related personal allowances (for those over 65) will not increase in 2013/14 AND it will now be...