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A picture of healthcare: Jill Kerby on health insurance

A picture of healthcare: Jill Kerby on health insurance

If you haven’t got health insurance, you should start shopping around now, because you can’t rely on the government to fix the public health system’s many problems

Plan carefully, or you might just be wasting your money

Plan carefully, or you might just be wasting your money

Out of commission? Jill Kerby on fees for financial advice

Out of commission? Jill Kerby on fees for financial advice

The Central Bank’s imminent report on conflicts of interest and non-transparent fees should spark a welcome shake-up of the financial advice sector

Buyers should stay cautious and ensure they know who they’re dealing with

Buyers should stay cautious and ensure they know who they’re dealing with

If commission payments go, then it is incumbent on the regulator and the industry to ensure that financial advice is accessible to all investors and buyers of personal financial products

Britain and France approach a taxation entente cordiale

Britain and France approach a taxation entente cordiale

The two nations have similar ideas about how best to tax digital businesses - but the tax burden mightn’t fall where they think

Sterling heads for a fall as political upheaval looms

Sterling heads for a fall as political upheaval looms

A hard Brexit followed by a hard-left Labour government is an increasingly likely prospect that would lead to significant capital flight

Transparency the only way forward for troubled Datalex

Transparency the only way forward for troubled Datalex

Investors deserve clear explanations after months in the dark following the airline software firm’s admissions of ‘serious accounting irregularities’

Europe just can’t go it alone post-Brexit

Europe just can’t go it alone post-Brexit

When it comes to capital markets, the EU needs the City of London. Jonathan Faull and Simon Gleeson argue that formal, institutionalised cooperation is imperative after Britain departs

Money & Finance: Show some fee enterprise

Money & Finance: Show some fee enterprise

Inertia on ‘astronomical’ broker charges could be costing you a lot of money

Educate yourself before you start investing

Educate yourself before you start investing

The tax take: It’s all about making the statistics count

The tax take: It’s all about making the statistics count

Figures collected by Revenue and the CSO on income tax returns should be used to improve fairness and accuracy

Thoughts from the end of a financial era

Thoughts from the end of a financial era

As we near the close of a market cycle, smart people anticipate more global conflict and less fallout from Brexit than you might expect

Deutsche troubles are a warning to all Euro banks

Deutsche troubles are a warning to all Euro banks

German firm Deutsche’s axing of 18,000 jobs reflects the inability of the European lenders to compete on a global scale, as well as their domestic struggles

Can we talk about capital gains tax for Budget 2020?

Can we talk about capital gains tax for Budget 2020?

The last time the CGT was cut, the related tax yield increased so it makes sense to try it again

The unmaking of Hong Kong

The unmaking of Hong Kong

It was the poster boy of laissez-faire economic success, but China’s heavy-handed approach to managing Hong Kong may change the lie of the land