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How to bolster your savings against an impending rate cut and price rises 

Today

With inflation now running at a new low of 1.3 per cent there are plenty of saving accounts available that enable savers to earn an inflation-busting return.

Hundreds of Saga customers receive surprise payout after platinum credit card mishap

Today

Hundreds of customers of Saga have received an unexpected windfall following its admission that it badly handled the axeing of its popular platinum credit card last year.

Weather fear triggers rush for ethical investments as inflow for ESG funds jump from £3bn to £10bn

Today

Shareholders more than trebled their ethical investments last year, according to analysts Impactvesting.

Experts demand inheritance tax reform as thousands have to fill in forms for nothing

Today

Thousands of families are being forced to complete complicated paperwork to report the value of a loved one's estate to the taxman when they die - even when there is no inheritance tax to pay.

In an energy fix? You CAN move before energy prices go up over the next two months  

Today

A total of 77 cheap deals are set to finish at the end of January or February meaning consumers will be shunted on to their provider's more expensive standard energy tariff.

HAMISH MCRAE: Climate change is the hot topic, so what should investors do?

Today

Follow the money. The catchphrase was made famous in All The President's Men, the film about the Watergate scandal. This week, if you literally want to do so, you go to Davos.

JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Get radical, Chancellor, and kill off the death tax 

Today

Some of the taxes we currently pay and a number of the tax breaks we are given to encourage us to save for old age are either too onerous or far too complicated.

TONY HETHERINGTON: I smell a rat in this tale of a criminal tenant

Today

I rented out my late mother's house. I chose Howards Estate Agents to find a suitable tenant in full time employment, but it later became apparent they were not and defaulted on the rent.

Is your fund manager gambling your cash on companies he doesn't understand? 

Today

Jeff Prestridge speaks to fund manager Kartik Kumar about his key role in overhauling the portfolio of Artemis Alpha, a £135million investment trust primarily invested in the UK stock market.

Tory billionaire Michael Spencer punts £75m bet on City firms 

Yesterday

Billionaire Michael Spencer has placed a giant bet on a string of growing firms amid speculation he could join the House of Lords.

Tagged Tech Princess's fraud case worsens China woes for Boris

Yesterday

Boris Johnson faces mounting pressure to distance the UK from Huawei as an alleged fraud by a top executive - China's 'Tech Princess' - is laid bare in court tomorrow.

Bailed-out Branson branded a hypocrite as he once said failing airlines must be allowed to go bust 

Yesterday

Sir Richard Branson, whose Flybe was rescued by the Government last week, found himself at the centre of a fresh storm after it emerged he once slammed a mooted bailout of his rival British Airways.

Saudi family buys major stake in Burford as short seller Muddy Waters lays siege

Yesterday

One of Saudi Arabia's richest families has become a major shareholder in Burford Capital, the litigation funder under attack from American short seller Muddy Waters.

Tech giants attack tax crackdown claiming the proposed new rules are 'discriminatory'

Yesterday

Amazon, Netflix, Uber and Spotify have hit out at a 'nightmare' tax crackdown on digital giants planned by the world's richest countries.

Soft drinks maker Britvic set for storm on bosses' pay as AGM looms

Yesterday

Chief executive Simon Litherland was paid £3.45million over the year to September 29, 2019, while finance chief Joanne Wilson earned £732,000 after working at the company for three weeks.

MP Michael Fabricant confesses: I'd abolish income tax

Yesterday

Michael Fabricant was a successful businessman before becoming Conservative MP in 1992 for Lichfield in Staffordshire.

CRUX EUROPEAN SPECIAL SITUATIONS: Europe is the Crux in these special cases 

Yesterday

Over the past five years, Crux European Special Situations fund has rewarded investors with overall returns of 71 per cent - despite a difficult 2018.

MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Property group Harworth brings prestige to pit clash site of Orgreave

Yesterday

Harworth shares are £1.54 and should increase in value, as the company has an impressive track record, a strong portfolio and is focused on the areas that Boris has earmarked for investment.

DEALS OF THE WEEK: From free 'vegan mistery bags' to 60% discount on ski hire

Yesterday

This week's deals include: a free 'vegan mystery bag' of makeup products, 60 per cent discount on ski hire through website Snowrental, 50 per cent off bestsellers and children's books and half-price pans.

MIDAS SHARE TIPS UPDATE: Clean up with laundry expert Johnson Service Group's sparkling profits 

Yesterday

The group has made impressive progress since Midas recommended the shares at 19p in 2010. They had soared to £1.14 when we looked again in 2017. Now they are £2.06.