Pensions, savings and investments

Final salary pension schemes registered a deficit last month after moving briefly into surplus in the previous month.

The Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government has spelled out its policies in a number of areas.

The UK’s first full coalition government since the Second World War is set to introduce a series of new tax and business legislation.

With no party capable of commanding an overall majority in the House of Commons, here is a brief recapitulation of what each of the main parties has promised on business, tax and the economy.

A combination of low interest rates and rising inflation has made it exceptionally tough for the UK’s savers.

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