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Autumn Budget 2017: stamp duty abolished for most first-time buyers

Aspiring homeowners will be given a much-needed boost after Chancellor Philip Hammond announced he will abolish stamp duty for all first-time buyers on properties up to £300,000. The government has...

Autumn Budget 2017: state pension to rise by 3%

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, today declined to make substantial changes to pensions in his Autumn Budget. Most significantly, he avoided tinkering with the tax relief system, contrary to widespread speculation...


Autumn Budget 2017: income tax rate boost for low and medium earners

The second Budget statement of 2017 had little surprises, with Chancellor Philip Hammond announcing modest increases to personal allowances and the higher rate threshold, as well as measures to cut...

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Autumn Budget 2017: stamp duty and building reforms shake up housing sector

Which? assesses the key property-related announcements in today's autumn statement, including the intention to abolish stamp duty for some first-time buyers

Autumn Budget 2017: use our income tax calculator

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced an increase to the amount you can earn before you pay income tax, and the amount you can earn before you pay the higher rate....

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Autumn Budget 2017: what you need to know

The Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has delivered his Autumn Budget speech detailing the government’s plans for our finances.  Little changed for pensioners and savers, but there was big...

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Could you gift your child a house deposit?

Which? analyses research which suggests more than a third of people can't or won't offer financial help to aid their child in buying a home.

Isa rules: Costly inheritance loophole to be closed

A flaw in the Isa rules may be costing widowed partners significant profits – so the government is tweaking the rules on what happens to Isa savings when you die. ...

Inside binary options – Britain’s biggest investment con

Binary options are one of the fastest growing financial products in the world, but in most cases they’re quite simply a fraud. UK investors have reported losses of more than...

Financial advisers found publishing false credentials online

Financial advisers featured on online comparison services used by consumers could be misleading the public about their credentials, a Which? Money investigation has found.  Which? Money analysed 43 advice firms...

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