New research from Halifax has revealed the towns and cities in the UK that experienced the biggest increases in house prices in 2017, and also the biggest price falls.
The news that HMRC is projected to receive more inheritance tax (IHT) than initially forecast over the next five years should ring alarm bells for people with estates that are likely to be valued over the IHT threshold. IHT planning should now be a fundamental part of estate planning for everyone in this situation.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has launched a consultation over proposed changes to the UK Corporate Governance Code. These changes are apparently based on the findings of the Culture Report published by the FRC in 2016.