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I’m a property expert – here’s what could happen to house prices in 2022

HOUSE prices went through the roof last year, but property expert Nicholas Mendes explains whether they’ll finally drop in 2022. The stamp duty holiday, which rolled out over the first Covid lockdown and ended in summer last year, meant buyers could get a home without paying the hefty tax. 1 Property expert Nicholas Mendes explains if house […]

Scottish firms put prices at record rates as rising costs bite

Scottish firms put up their prices at a record rate last month amid “unprecedented inflationary pressures”, new analysis has shown, as rising costs continue to bite. Business activity north of the boarder rose at the fastest pace for three months in February, according to the Royal Bank of Scotland’s latest Business Activity Index, but continued […]

Stronger payment checks will help protect online shoppers from fraud

Online shoppers may find they need to confirm their identity more often when making payments from Monday, as changes to combat fraud come into force. The new strong customer authentication (SCA) requirements are a set of rules that will change how people confirm their identity when making online purchases. The British Retail Consortium (BRC) said […]

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta hails improving Thomas Partey after beating Leicester

Mikel Arteta said Thomas Partey has “come a long way” since he signed for the club after the Ghana international produced a starring performance in Arsenal’s 2-0 win over Leicester. Partey and Alexandre Lacazette were on target as the Gunners reclaimed fourth spot in the Premier League from Manchester United, who beat Tottenham on Saturday. […]