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Buy-to-let under threat

Darren McKeever
WITH plans to scrap buy-to-let tax relief due to come into effect next April, many investors are considering selling up.

Welcome to the 'post-truth' era

Darren McKeever
IF you ever wanted any more convincing that we now live in the so-called 'post-truth era', then just take a look at what happened in America, where Donald Trump, the poster boy of post-truth, has been elected as President.

Make sure your pension doesn't become a right old turkey

Darren McKeever
With news that the Pensions Regulator is calling for more power to protect workers, how can this make sure that our company pension is safe? Pensions are never far from the news, and now the pensions regulator is asking for new powers to stop final-salary pension schemes being dumped when companies are sold.

Netting a Bargain: New customers get £50 per month off Sky TV

Jonathan Campbell
- FANCY trying Sky with a £50-per-month discount for a year? If you haven’t had Sky TV, phone or broadband in the past 12 months and you take out its new, premium Sky Q service, you can get this whopping saving of up to 60 per cent using a special promotion from consumer website www.

Beware the perils of paying your employees

Janette Burns
QUESTION: I operate a manufacturing business employing 100 staff and my payroll manager has advised me of the new National Minimum Wage rate from October 1.

Think carefully before jumping on the fastest train

Darren McKeever
AFTER sterling fell to its lowest level against the dollar following news that Theresa May will start the Brexit process in March, how worried should we be about our investments? As someone used to say, there is no such thing as good news or bad news, only news.

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