Got the January finance blues? Get ahead, start your savings plan for 2018 now

Got the January finance blues? Get ahead, start your savings plan for 2018 now

16% of people recently questioned in a Money Advice Trust (MAT) internet survey said that they were likely to fall behind with their finances this month as a result of the big Christmas spend. The good news is that 68% of people questioned thought they were on-track with their post-Christmas...

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Schools in England ‘to see first real-terms funding cuts in 20 years’

Schools in England ‘to see first real-terms funding cuts in 20 years’

Schools in England are facing the first real-terms cuts to their funding since the mid-1990s, a leading thinktank has warned. Spending per pupil is to fall 6.5% by 2019-20, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), although it added that school funding had been well protected over the past...

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George Osborne backs the “Hammersmith Flyunder” in Budget

George Osborne has confirmed his support for Transport for London (TfL) proposals to replace the Hammersmith Flyover with a Flyunder in his recent chancellor’s budget. Osborne invited TfL to accelerate its “proposals for financing infrastructure projects from land value increases,” which in turn could enable projects like “flyunder tunnels to...

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