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British families with stay-at-home mums face more taxes than other countries - 1 July 2015

British families with stay-at-home mothers pay more taxes than the rest of the Western world, a study reveals.

Cycling and walking routes ‘save the UK economy £1 million a day’ - 30 June 2015

According to a recent report by Sustrans – a charity that enables people to make ‘greener’ journeys – the UK’s national cycle network has saved the economy over £7 billion since it was first established 20 years ago, which equates

‘Help to Buy’ is proving popular with first time buyers - 29 June 2015

The ‘Help to Buy’ scheme, an initiative launched by the UK Government in 2013 to help people purchase a property, is now the most popular way to buy a house among first time buyers, according to recent research.

Renewed anger at Amazon UK tax bill - 26 June 2015

Online retail giant Amazon has fuelled further anger over its tax bill as it emerged the group’s UK business paid just £11.9 million in tax last year, despite the group taking £5.3 billion in sales from British shoppers.

Dropping oil prices provide a boost for the UK economy - 25 June 2015

Falling oil prices have been responsible for helping to cut costs for businesses across Britain in recent months, while the trend also means that consumers have more surplus cash available, according to a recent report.

Circular economy could boost UK GDP by £29bn, research finds - 24 June 2015

The UK could boost its gross domestic product (GDP) by £2.9bn a year if it “fully embraced the circular economy”, a study has found.

New fixed-rate savings accounts offer market-leading 12-month deal - 23 June 2015

Two up and coming challenger banks – Charter Savings Bank and Vanquis Bank – are offering market-leading interest rates on their 12-month savings accounts.