Julian Knight

Julian Knight is the Money and Property editor for the Independent on Sunday and interim Economics Correspondent, previously he was the personal finance reporter for BBC News and has published seven books.

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William Hill have reported people betting six-figure sums on the referendum

Scottish independence 'will hurt job prospects'

The survey was completed by 500 interim executives at or just below board level

Minister's pension tax-relief figures just don't add up

Steve Webb's idea of a 30p flat rate makes me question his maths - or his motives

Why bonds could still be a good buy for you as the bubble refuses to burst

The experts may be divided on them but they can have a place in private investors' portfolios, reports Julian Knight

The housing market is overheating and it's time to cool off

As prices soar, we must avoid the mistakes of the past

Consumer complaints against banks fall 15% as PPI scandal cools off

The number of consumers complaining about their bank dropped by 15 per cent in the last six months of 2013, the City watchdog said.

Budget 2014: What does it mean for savers and pensioners?

Chancellor George Osborne showed savers a little ankle at the start of his speech. After five years of pitiful returns savers were promised that this was a budget for them. But it took nearly an hour for the Chancellor to back up his earlier tease, when he unveiled possibly the biggest overhaul in pensions and savings in 90 years or at least since Nigel Lawson introduced PEPs back in the 1980s.

Brent Hoberman and Martha Lane Fox, co-founders of Lastminute.com, when they were preparing to float their company in February 2000

Are we going dotcom dotty all over again?

As another online retailer comes to market, Julian Knight asks the experts if this is back to a 1999-style bubble or whether cash is now counted as more important than a company's clicks

Get me to the court on time: A binding law on pre-nups would help ensure that financial stress is not added to the problems of a romance gone wrong

Julian Knight: Why I'm wedded to this shake-up for the pre-nup

The current deals that couples make before they marry aren't worth the paper they're written

Safe as houses? Sir Peter Bottomley says there is a growing political will to protect leaseholders

Our campaign for the rights of leaseholders may lead to a new law

Readers, property professionals and MPs back Independent on Sunday drive to legislate against dodgy practices that ensnare homeowners

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In an unusual move, wildlife charities have enlisted those who kill animals to help save them. Oliver Poole travels to Siberia to investigate
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How has your club fared in summer sales?

Who have bagged the bargain buys and who have landed the giant turkeys
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'I'm a realist; I know how hard this business is'

Warwick Davis on Ricky Gervais, Harry Potter and his perfect role
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Bag yourself the perfect pair and make a splash this summer
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Has Ukip’s Glastonbury branch really been possessed by the devil?

Meet the couple blamed for bringing Lucifer into local politics
Dress the Gaza situation up all you like, but the truth hurts

Robert Fisk on Gaza conflict

Dress the situation up all you like, but the truth hurts
Save the tiger: Tiger, tiger burning less brightly as numbers plummet

Tiger, tiger burning less brightly

When William Blake wrote his famous poem there were probably more than 100,000 tigers in the wild. These days they probably number around 3,200
5 News's Andy Bell retraces his grandfather's steps on the First World War battlefields

In grandfather's footsteps

5 News's political editor Andy Bell only knows his grandfather from the compelling diary he kept during WWI. But when he returned to the killing fields where Edwin Vaughan suffered so much, his ancestor came to life
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Martha Stewart has flying robot

The lifestyle guru used the drone to get a bird's eye view her 153-acre farm in Bedford, New York
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Do women cyclists need 'pootling lanes'?

Simon Usborne (who's more of a hurtler) explains why winning the space race is key to happy riding
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A tale of two presidents

George W Bush downs his paintbrush to pen father’s life story
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The dining car makes a comeback

Restaurateur Mitch Tonks has given the Great Western Pullman dining car a makeover
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Gallery rage

How are institutions tackling the discomfort of overcrowding this summer?
Louis van Gaal has £500,000 video surveillance system installed to monitor Manchester United players

Eye on the prize

Louis van Gaal has £500,000 video surveillance system installed to monitor Manchester United players
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Women's rugby

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