03 Oct 2012
Demand from local as well as foreign investors has helped push the value of UK country houses in the top price bands in the third quarter of the year, according to Knight Frank´s latest Prime Country House Index.
01 Oct 2012
The sector of alternative commercial property in the UK has benefited from investors' appetite for more diverse and secure income, with capital values falling less than in the traditional sectors so far this year, the latest monthly index of commercial property services firm CBRE showed last week.
01 Oct 2012
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) said last week that it expects to collect £630 million in pension protection levy for 2013/14, the same level as the amount estimated for 2012/13.
26 Sep 2012
The UK market for self-invested personal pensions (SIPP) grew slightly between March and September, with assets under administration inching 0.08% higher to £88.6bn in the period, according to the latest survey by Financial Times magazine Money Management, released on Tuesday.
In spite of the…
24 Sep 2012
Over half a million employees in the UK will become members of a workplace pension scheme by the end of the year as a result of automatic enrolment, data from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) showed last week.
22 Sep 2012
About 17 million adults in the UK intend to put their savings into a cash Individual Savings Account (ISA) by the end of the tax year to April 2013, Moneyfacts.co.uk reported last week, citing a survey from Santander.
According to the report, interest in tax-free savings accounts is strongest…
19 Sep 2012
The number of individual savings accounts (ISAs) that negate the effects of inflation is slightly up from last month after the latest drop in the consumer price index (CPI), according to research by Moneyfacts.co.uk released on Tuesday.
17 Sep 2012
Industries that previously did not provide adequate workplace pensions are expected to see a rise in interest after automatic enrolment, due to begin in October, becomes compulsory, according to a study by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
10 Sep 2012
Automatic enrolment is to cover over 18 million employees in the UK by the end of 2013, according to the latest forecast of The Pensions Regulator (TPR) released last week.
The estimate includes employees that are already part of workplace pension schemes but whose employers are to process…