Royal Mail plans to stamp out Saturday letter deliveries and signed-for parcels

Royal Mail is plotting to axe Saturday letter deliveries and signed-for parcels in bid to modernise and push through cost savings The Royal Mail’s new UK boss is looking at changes as part of a six-month review It comes as postal service is looking to modernise and making big cost savings Decision to scrap Saturday … Read more

Euro 2020: Jorginho escapes red card despite stamp on Jack Grealish’s knee

Italy midfielder Jorginho should have been SENT OFF in extra-time for stamp on England sub Jack Grealish, insist Alan Shearer and Frank Lampard: ‘It’s careless and endangering the safety of an opponent’ By Faaez Samadi For Mailonline Published: 23:02 BST, 11 July 2021 | Updated: 00:57 BST, 12 July 2021 Italy midfielder Jorginho could count … Read more

MPs back our Stamp Out Investment Fraud campaign

MPs back our Stamp Out Investment Fraud campaign: Treasury committee agrees online fraud should be included in Online Safety Bill By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 BST, 23 June 2021 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 23 June 2021 Leading MPs have backed the Daily Mail’s Stamp Out Investment Fraud campaign. In a report … Read more

Trying to make the stamp duty deadline? Here’s how to speed up your house purchase

Homebuyers hoping to benefit from the stamp duty holiday are facing a race against the clock.  With less than seven weeks left until the stamp duty threshold is lowered at the end of June, some councils are taking months to return local searches, with potentially thousands of pounds at stake for prospective homeowners.  Under the … Read more

Covid memorial gets £78k stamp of approval: Readers send in thousands of cheques

They have arrived in their sackloads – thousands of heartfelt letters each containing cheques from Daily Mail readers sparing as much as they can to help create a national memorial to Covid victims. With donations ranging from £2 to £2,000, more than 2,200 touching messages – including one from a 100-year-old who survived the virus … Read more

Will the 2% stamp duty surcharge on overseas buyers dampen house prices?

Overseas buyers purchasing property in England and Northern Ireland are now subject to a 2 per cent stamp duty surcharge. The new tax introduced from 1 April will mean international buyers will pay an additional amount equivalent to 2 per cent of the purchase price. The new surcharge will work alongside the 3 per cent … Read more

House sales surged in March on back of extended stamp duty holiday

Agreed house sales surged in March as the extension of the stamp duty holiday had an immediate impact on the housing market. Half of property professionals reported an increase in agreed sales during the month.  This marked the strongest rise in agreed sales since August 2020, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.  Cardigan in … Read more

House sales surge after stamp duty extension: Property market soared last month

House sales surge after stamp duty extension: Property market soared last month following Rishi Sunak’s decision to extend the tax break Chancellor’s stamp duty holiday was due to end on March 31 but will end in June The extension meant last month house sales saw the biggest surge since August Tax holiday means buyers pay … Read more