Technology ‘to transform house purchases’

Prospective house buyers could soon be able to use new digital technology that weighs up key metrics before purchasing a property. Housing minister Esther McVey wants to usher in a digital transformation of the property sector, which would also link builders to...

Budget 2019

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Mid-life workers face care conundrum

Around one in five over-45s plan to leave full-time employment to care for an older relative or partner, a report has claimed. Aviva polled 2,020 employees over the age of 45 and found that 19% faced a care conundrum, with many concerned about covering care costs. The...

Thinktank floats retirement income targets

The pensions industry is being urged to bring in retirement income targets to help savers maintain their quality of life. The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) wants living standards to be implemented to give savers realistic goals for retirement...