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Which mortgages would be worst hit by a financial shock?

Which mortgages would be worst hit by a financial shock?

Research published by the Central Bank looked at how a fall in property prices, accompanied by higher interest rates and a rise in unemployment, would hit home loans

Work in progress: Earn your spurs on a first job

Work in progress: Earn your spurs on a first job

Teenagers who start their first job this summer will discover financial independence, develop new skills and come into contact with the taxman for the first time

Get your hands off our R&D tax credits

Get your hands off our R&D tax credits

We have made huge concessions on our tax regime, yet critics are still baying for our blood

How to avoid courting disaster

How to avoid courting disaster

We should look to the US for inspiration on how to resolve tax disputes before they reach the courts

Just the job: A guide to finding the perfect place to work

Just the job: A guide to finding the perfect place to work

Jobseekers are often most influenced by the potential salary of a new job, but there are other important issues to consider, such as company culture, career development and pension benefits

Brian Keegan: Ireland is taxed with a bad reputation

Brian Keegan: Ireland is taxed with a bad reputation

The US continues to see Ireland as a tax haven, even if this is no longer the case

Rewards: Taking stock of your stock options

Rewards: Taking stock of your stock options

Your hard work has paid off. Now what? Here’s the best approach to take with all that company stock on your hands

Brian Keegan's tax take: A budget all about votes

Brian Keegan's tax take: A budget all about votes

A budget targeting benefits rather than tax cuts could suit a government in election mode

Finance Bill change is an attack on SMEs

Finance Bill change is an attack on SMEs

Recent amendments to the CGT retirement relief for entrepreneurs deal a nasty blow to small business owners

Trump’s strategic trade crusade could hurt equities

Trump’s strategic trade crusade could hurt equities

The US president’s economic war with China will hit individual businesses harder than the global economy, writes Tom McCabe

How to fix our retirement mess before it gets any worse

How to fix our retirement mess before it gets any worse

With pensions auto-enrolment on the way, how can we convince workers to stay the course?

The Tax Take: EU must plug the €151bn Vat gap

The Tax Take: EU must plug the €151bn Vat gap

Dealing with Vat in the digital age has seriously blunted the authorities’ ability to collect tax

Britain still dancing to Europe’s tune on tax

Britain still dancing to Europe’s tune on tax

If Britain wants to collect £600bn of tax in the next year, it may have to do what the EU wants for a while yet

The Tax Take: A bilateral sense of loss may be just what’s needed

The Tax Take: A bilateral sense of loss may be just what’s needed

Beyond the rhetoric and posturing, people’s livelihoods are at stake in the current negotiations between the EU and Britain. It’s time for the politicians to wake up and face that reality

How to negotiate the mortgage maze to get to your first home

How to negotiate the mortgage maze to get to your first home

With lenders reporting a surge in mortgage demand, there several things that prospective applicants should and shouldn’t do