Equality Trust call for tax system overhaul after figures suggest nation’s poor contribute more than rich

Compare savings accountsThe British electorate considerably underestimate how much the lowest earners in the country pay in tax and are under a false impression that the country’s richest shoulder the largest burden on their income from tax, according to compelling and insightful new data compiled by a leading think tank who has called for an overhaul of the current tax system.

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Housing boom potentially peaks as prices of new houses on the market come to ‘a virtual standstill’, says Rightmove

House for saleThe recent burgeoning surge in property prices appears to have decelerated across the UK this month according to Rightmove’s newly published House Price Index (HPI). Adding further fuel to the fiery debate surrounding house prices, Rightmove suggest that prices have reached an ‘affordability cap’ across the country, especially in London.

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Interest Rates – Are They Set to Soar?

Interest ratesThere has been much speculation around the subject of interest rate rises for some time now. Thankfully, since the Chancellor, George Osborne, announced in his Mansion House speech, that the Bank of England will be given new powers to intervene in the mortgage market, we have a clearer view. Its not a matter of how high interest rates are set to rise, but in fact how quickly they are set to rise that is causing some concern.

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Rabbit Hutch Britain

rabbit-1-1282544-s[1]Today’s Independent newspaper reports that millions of people are living in homes that are too small for them. The poorest households are said to be worst hit with resulting health problems for inhabitants including asthma, depression and insomnia.

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