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Government defends 20% ‘pie tax’

Whether it's a warm pasty at lunch time or a heated pie to take home, us Britons love our hot grub. But now the Government will charge VAT on it,adding 20% to the cost. The move will hit supermarkets and shops like Greggs,...

No let up for drivers as petrol prices soar

We know only too well how expensive it can be ferrying the kids from A to B and getting into work. But don't expect any respite - for it's actually getting dearer, according to latest figures. The AA said prices at the ...

£656,000 given away in lifetime of tax

Families in the UK are continuing to suffer from the burdens placed upon them by high taxes, new research suggests. According to figures released by the TaxPayers' Alliance, over the course of a 55-year 'lifetime' ...

How to start your own business

Starting your own business can be as daunting as it is appealing. The key is to take advice and get as much information as...

Shoppers, avoid this VAT hit!

As many savvy shoppers will know, for years we've been able to snap up cheap items from the Channel Islands without having to pay VAT. But this is all going to change. Until now, Brits have been able to order products worth ...

Avoid the hidden costs of online shopping

We're all looking for bargains this Christmas to save much-needed money and avoid borrowing more than we can afford to. But parents who hope to cut the costs of gifts for their young ones by purchasing presents online will n...

King calms family inflation worries

We've all felt the squeeze on our household budgets in recent months, with rising prices eroding the value of our savings and adding to the pressure on our wages. And it seems prices have not finished rising just yet, as the...