Navigating the financial landscape in 2024: Understanding the outlook for interest rates and inflation

As we progress through 2024, the financial landscape continues to evolve, marked by recent fluctuations in the UK’s inflation rate. In December, inflation rose to four per cent, up from 3.9 per cent in November. This increase is attributed to various factors, including global conflicts and the resulting economic uncertainties. The UK’s inflation, driven in…

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Enhancing your pension – The strategic use of tax relief

The recent surge in pension tax relief, exceeding £50 billion for the first time, marks a significant opportunity for savers to enhance their retirement funds. This £14 billion increase over five years highlights the importance of strategic pension contributions and the effective use of tax reliefs. Boosting contributions In the 2022-23 tax year, taxpayers received…

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