Chancellor pledges £500m package
Ruth Gilbert explores
Statutory instruments to be enforced from 29 March
Chancellor George Osborne has announced changes to the benefits system, including lowering the cap on benefits and changes to the Employment and Support Allowance.
The chancellor George Osborne has announced that the threshold for inheritance tax for a couple will rise to £1m.
Staff morale is the top concern for NHS trust finance directors and two thirds of hospitals are concerned about staying in budget, a report from The King's Fund has warned.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) may have more problems those which emerged in the Davis report, The Treasury Committee has said.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is set to be heavily criticised over its decision to leak details of an upcoming insurance probe to a national newspaper, inadvertently causing shares in several major life companies to plummet, according to reports....
Leaked documents from the upcoming 2015 Budget have shown that the threshold for inheritance tax (IHT) is set to rise for the first time since 2009.
An independent review of the Money Advice Service (MAS) will recommend it cuts more than half its staff and reduce its budget by as much as 38%, according to a report.
The FCA has apologised following the Davis report into the leaking of a report to a Telegraph journalist.
The Prudential Regulation Authority has published a consultation paper to introduce a accountability regime for insurance.
The Approved Persons Regime (APR) has been described as not fit for purpose in a Treasury Committee report.
Over £3 billion a year will be spent on integrated health and social care, chancellor George Osborne pledged today in the 2013 Spending Review.
Nicola Culley gets some straight talking from Louise Colley, Aviva's head of protection sales and marketing.
Exeter Family Friendly chief executive Andy Chapman remains committed to the virtue of simplicity.
MPs have continued to heap criticism on the Money Advice Service (MAS), with questions being raised about the lack of focus in its role.
MPs on the Treasury Select Committee (TSC) will question financial secretary Mark Hoban on the Money Advice Service (MAS) later this week.
Simple term life insurance and income replacement products have been proposed in an independent steering group report to encourage consumer engagement with the industry.
A shadow minister has claimed the FSA's Treating Customers Fairly (TCF) initiative has failed to adequately protect consumers.
Advisers have given the Treasury's simple products initiative a tentative thumbs up while recognising that the financial services industry is overly complicated.
Owain Thomas finds that, sometimes, driving a Ford Focus rather than an Aston Martin is a good thing
At a recent critical illness (CI) conference, it was observed that a lot of the individual market's underwriting problems could be reduced by using a low free cover limit (e.g. £50,000). Would bringing this into line with group business be helpful to...