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Winners of Pensions Dashboard Techsprint revealed as FinTech Week 2017 draws to a close

Winners of Pensions Dashboard Techsprint revealed as FinTech Week 2017 draws to a close

After a 24 hour competition the winners of the Pension Dashboard TechSprint have been announced.

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Evidence gathering to take place on UK plan to resolve RBSí State aid commitment

Evidence gathering to take place on UK plan to resolve RBSí State aid commitment

The European Commission has formally confirmed that it will begin to gather evidence on the UK Governmentís plan to resolve RBSís State aid commitment.

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Spring pay bump for Britainís workers as tax changes come into effect

Spring pay bump for Britainís workers as tax changes come into effect

Millions of workers will benefit from increases to the Personal Allowance and Higher Rate Threshold on 6 April.

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Efficiency Review to drive productive public services

Efficiency Review to drive productive public services

The Efficiency Review will take a strategic look at how government delivers services across the whole public sector, looking for opportunities to make improvements and drive value for money.

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Taxpayerís stake in Lloyds now below 4%

Taxpayerís stake in Lloyds now below 4%

The government has continued to sell shares in Lloyds Banking Group, reducing its remaining shareholding to less than 4%.

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UK Government proposes new approach to boost banking competition and resolve RBSí State aid commitments

UK Government proposes new approach to boost banking competition and resolve RBSí State aid commitments

The UK Government has proposed a radical new plan that would see RBS fund and deliver a series of initiatives, worth around £750 million, to boost competition in todayís UK business banking market.

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Chief Secretary meets Fife businesses to hear growth plans

Chief Secretary meets Fife businesses to hear growth plans

David Gauke met with Dunfermline businesses before chairing latest Devolved Administration Finance Minister meeting in Edinburgh.

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6 weeks until the pound stops being round

6 weeks until the pound stops being round

With only 6 weeks until the historic new 12-sided pound enters circulation, the Commercial Secretary to the Treasury visits the Royal Mint.

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Charlotte Hogg appointed new Deputy Governor, Markets and Banking

Charlotte Hogg appointed new Deputy Governor, Markets and Banking

Chancellor Philip Hammond announces the appointment of Charlotte Hogg as the next Deputy Governor for Markets and Banking.

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Savers to be able to access £1,500 tax free for pension advice

Savers to be able to access £1,500 tax free for pension advice

People planning their retirement will be able to withdraw up to £1,500 from their pension pots tax-free to pay for financial advice, under plans unveiled by the government today.

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Ian Ackerley appointed new NS&I Chief Executive

Ian Ackerley appointed new NS&I Chief Executive

"Iím proud to be given the opportunity to lead NS&I and look forward to joining the team", says newly appointed NS&I Chief Executive Ian Ackerley.

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Chief Secretary welcomes an investment of more than £100 million creating 100 jobs in Oxford medical research

Chief Secretary welcomes an investment of more than £100 million creating 100 jobs in Oxford medical research

David Gauke announces global healthcare company collaboration with Oxford University and meets some of the cityís leading tech companies.

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Taxpayerís stake in Lloyds now below 5%

Taxpayerís stake in Lloyds now below 5%

The government has continued to sell shares in Lloyds Banking Group, reducing its remaining shareholding to less than 5%.

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Gross Domestic Product (GDP): What it means and why it matters

Gross Domestic Product (GDP): What it means and why it matters

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measures if and how much the economy is growing. Here we explain what it actually is and how itís measured.

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Over £9.2 billion released by pension freedoms

Over £9.2 billion released by pension freedoms

Hundreds of thousands of savers have cashed in £9.2 billion from their pension pots since pension freedoms were introduced in April 2015.

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Manor of Northstead: Jamie Reed

Manor of Northstead: Jamie Reed

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has this day appointed Jamie Reed to be Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead.

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Three Hundreds of Chiltern: Tristram Hunt

Three Hundreds of Chiltern: Tristram Hunt

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has this day appointed Tristram Hunt to be Steward and Bailiff of the Three Hundreds of Chiltern.

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Three Hundreds of Chiltern: Tristram Hunt

Three Hundreds of Chiltern: Tristram Hunt

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has this day appointed Tristram Hunt to be Steward and Bailiff of the Three Hundreds of Chiltern.

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Lifetime ISA and Help to Save: boost for savers as key schemes become law

Lifetime ISA and Help to Save: boost for savers as key schemes become law

The Lifetime ISA will be available for young adults from April 2017 as the Savings (Government Contributions) Bill receives Royal Assent. The Help to Save scheme to help people on low incomes will be available from 2018.

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UK Taxpayer no longer largest Lloyds Bank shareholder

UK Taxpayer no longer largest Lloyds Bank shareholder

The government has now recovered over £18 billion of the £20.3 billion taxpayers injected into Lloyds during the financial crisis.

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Chancellor set to strengthen economic relations with Gulf allies in New Year tour

Chancellor set to strengthen economic relations with Gulf allies in New Year tour

Chancellor meets with senior leaders in Kuwait, UAE and Qatar to strengthen relations, trade links and economic ties with Gulf countries.

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Ways to save in 2017

Ways to save in 2017

Learn about ISAs and other savings options

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New Year brings in new penalties for enablers of offshore tax evasion

New Year brings in new penalties for enablers of offshore tax evasion

The raft of measures will create a level playing field for the vast majority of people and businesses who play fair and pay what is due.

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2017: New quid on the block

2017: New quid on the block

The countdown to the historic new £1 coin officially begins today, as Chief Secretary David Gauke reveals it will enter circulation on 28 March 2017.

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HMRC tackles online VAT fraud in time for Christmas

HMRC tackles online VAT fraud in time for Christmas

New powers announced in March 2016 have seen 7,185 internet retailers come forward to register for VAT.

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Spring Budget 2017 date confirmed

Spring Budget 2017 date confirmed

Government will publish its next Spring Budget on Wednesday 8 March 2017.

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New financial guidance body unveiled

New financial guidance body unveiled

The delivery of government-backed financial support will be overhauled to make it easier for consumers to get guidance they need.

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Fiscal framework for the Welsh Government agreed

Fiscal framework for the Welsh Government agreed

New fiscal framework for the Welsh Government has been agreed between the UK and Welsh governments.

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Help to Buy helps over 220,000 people buy a new home

Help to Buy helps over 220,000 people buy a new home

Over 180,000 supported by the schemes have been first time buyers.

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Government reduces Lloyds shareholding to below 7%

Government reduces Lloyds shareholding to below 7%

The government has now recovered over £17.5 billion of the £20.3 billion taxpayers injected into Lloyds during the financial crisis.

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Chancellor waives VAT on Jo Cox charity single

Chancellor waives VAT on Jo Cox charity single

VAT on sales of the Christmas single in memory of late MP Jo Cox will be donated to charity, the Chancellor has announced.

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Fee free basic bank accounts benefit over 4.1 million customers

Fee free basic bank accounts benefit over 4.1 million customers

Over 4.1 million customers have opened completely free basic bank accounts thanks to a government led initiative.

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Financial services bosses guide the next generation of senior women

Financial services bosses guide the next generation of senior women

40 senior financial services leaders offer advice to young women on how to advance their careers in finance.

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FinTech envoys for Scotland appointed to help grow the sector

FinTech envoys for Scotland appointed to help grow the sector

The new envoys will look to build regional and national FinTech networks to help Scotland take advantage of the UK FinTech boom.

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Chancellor seeks to deepen economic ties with key markets

Chancellor seeks to deepen economic ties with key markets

The Chancellor will visit South Africa, Japan and South Korea, to provide support to key industries for the UK economy.

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Philip Hammond and David Davis host financial services bosses for Brexit discussion

Philip Hammond and David Davis host financial services bosses for Brexit discussion

Ministers met with executives from the financial services industry to discuss opportunities offered by the UKís decision to leave the EU.

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Finance Bill 2017: government legislates for new tax changes

Finance Bill 2017: government legislates for new tax changes

Finance Bill 2017 continues the governmentís commitment to tackle tax evasion and avoidance and support business through the tax system.

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UK infrastructure investment to reach record high

UK infrastructure investment to reach record high

Pipeline setting out over £500 billion worth of infrastructure investment published.

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X Factor 2016: Chancellor waives VAT on winnerís charity single

X Factor 2016: Chancellor waives VAT on winnerís charity single

The VAT on sales of the X Factor winnerís charity single will be donated to childrenís charities.

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New million pound penalties for breaching financial sanctions

New million pound penalties for breaching financial sanctions

Forthcoming powers mean tough new penalties could be imposed on anyone who commits serious financial sanctions breaches.

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Chancellor meets Scottish firms following £800 million Autumn Statement Scotland investment

Chancellor meets Scottish firms following £800 million Autumn Statement Scotland investment

Philip Hammond meets Scottish businesses in the UKís second biggest financial centre.

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Autumn Statement 2016: some of the things we've announced

Autumn Statement 2016: some of the things we've announced

The Chancellor has presented his Autumn Statement to Parliament Ė here's a summary of what was announced.

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£800 million boost to Scottish Governmentís capital budgets in Autumn Statement

£800 million boost to Scottish Governmentís capital budgets in Autumn Statement

Autumn Statement sets out an increase of more than £800 million through to 2020-2021, in the Scottish Governmentís budget.

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Northern Ireland Executive to see £250 million boost to capital budget in Autumn Statement

Northern Ireland Executive to see £250 million boost to capital budget in Autumn Statement

The Northern Ireland Executive's budget will receive an increase of more than £250 million through to 2020-2021.

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Welsh Government to benefit from over £400 million boost to capital budgets from Autumn Statement

Welsh Government to benefit from over £400 million boost to capital budgets from Autumn Statement

The Welsh Government's budget will increase by over £400 million through to 2020-21.

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