Best mortgage rates for home movers and first-time buyers

Mortgage rates are falling, as the market continues to recover from the shockwaves caused by the government’s mini-budget last autumn – but figures still remain high. More than 1,500 mortgages were withdrawn in September, resulting in average rates on two-year fixes rising to a 14-year high. However, as some of the cheapest deals have now […]

HMRC interest rates for late and early payments increase again

As HMRC interest rates are linked to the Bank of England base rate, its 15 December increase from 3% to 3.5% has triggered another increase in rates for late payments and repayment of tax. HMRC has announced increases to both interest charged on late paid tax and the rate paid on repayments of tax. These […]