Lockdown grants: How do businesses apply for Sunak’s grant during lockdown

Rishi Sunak announces £4.5 billion in lockdown business support The UK reentered lockdown yesterday, as the Prime Minister urged people to start following rules designed to curb social contact and avoid overwhelming the NHS. The lockdown – which ministers will draft into law tomorrow – will plunge tens of millions of people back into restrictions […]

Bitcoin price explosion: Cryptocurrency breaks $34,000 mark in major surge

Bitcoin: Cryptocurrency surges by over five percent Bitcoin has jumped 300 percent since this time last year, despite US economist Nouriel Roubini warning it was a “pure speculative asset and bubble with no fundamental value”. This view is challenged by influential investors such as hedge fund managers Paul Tudor Jones and Stan Druckenmiller, and entrepreneur […]

Universal Credit Work Allowance: How many hours can you work on Universal Credit?

Universal Credit: Expert on ‘difficulty’ of monthly payment Universal Credit is a monthly payment which provides payments to those in need for day-to-day living costs. Whether claimants have low income, are out of work or cannot work, Universal Credit replaced the previously separate benefits. These include benefits like Housing Benefit and Jobseeker’s allowance. Universal Credit is […]

Brexit property news: What will happen to my property abroad after Brexit?

Martin Roberts says 'pick unpopular times' for property auctions British homeowners on the continent face a barrage of changes in the new year as the Brexit transition period ends. The prospect of getting a deal hangs in the balance as negotiators still haven’t reached an agreement on trade agreements with a matter of days to […]

Stacey Dooley home: Inside presenter’s stunning house she shares with beau Kevin Clifton

Stacey Dooley faces wardrobe malfunction on stairs Stacey Dooley, a TV presenter, journalist and author, is known for her presenting skills and range of documentary series. The TV presenter, who won Strictly Come Dancing back in 2018, has presented multiple shows including Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-Up Star. Stacey shares her beautiful home with her […]

What does Brexit deal mean for house prices?

Martin Roberts says 'pick unpopular times' for property auctions The UK and European Union (EU) are on the cusp of signing a trade deal nearly four years after the 2016 referendum result. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce on Thursday a trade deal has been reached between the two sides, and will come […]

UK property: Landlords rush to cash in on buy-to-let stamp duty holiday

Martin Roberts offers his 'top tips' for buying a property Sales to landlords hit the highest level for four years last month, as investors cash in on a tax break that saves buyers up to £15,000 on a £500,000 property. The extra competition is squeezing out first-time buyers, especially those with small deposits who are […]