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New earnings thresholds for auto-enrolment
Thresholds for auto-enrolment
In early December the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) announced the thresholds that should apply to automatic enrolment pension contributions from 6 April 2019.
Markets have experienced a much bumpier ride of late
Shaky start to 2018 for markets
Global markets were hitting new alltime highs repeatedly in 2017 before encountering some turbulence in 2018.
Turn your focus to the end of the tax year on 5 April.
Deadline approaching for using your ISA allowances
ISA contributions have historically always been focused on the end of the tax year. This is the case even though it would make more sense to invest at the start of the tax year, to maximise the period of tax shelter .
A 'Steady as She Goes's Autumn Statement
The Chancellor's second Budget of 2017
Mr Hammond will probably be pleased if commentators decide that his Autumn Budget was a steady-as-she-goes, broadly modest Budget. After the national insurance u-turn he was forced to make after his March Budget this year, that was probably his aim.
Cash ISAs losing favour?
Are Cash ISAs becoming less popular?
New statistics from HMRC show that cash withdrawals from ISAs are probably more than matching fresh contributions.
Finance Acts 2017: the sequel?
The long running saga of the final spring budget and subsequent Finance Bills is one step nearer to the end.
The Chancellor's spring Budget was thrown into disarray by the snap election. It was billed as the last spring Budget, since from now on all Budgets will be autumn events.