Month: August 2017

Dividends keep growing in 2017

UK companies paid out a record amount in dividends in the second quarter of this year. At a time when there is much heated debate about whether the Bank of England should double its base rate to 0.5%, it can be easy to forget the much higher income yield available from UK shares. While most…

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197 – No summer budget…..but

The general election left the future of many spring Budget announcements up in the air, but that situation may soon change When Theresa May announced her snap election in April, it threw a major spanner in the previous month's Budget. There was no time to pass the 776 pages of Finance Bill before parliament shut…

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