Income & Work

Income & Work
Top tips for going Self-Employed

More and more of us are leaving traditional work and setting up as self-employed. But unless you prepare properly it may not be a bed of roses....

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Amanda Gillam 11th September, 2019
Feeling comfortable at work? Here’s what happening in the UK jobs market.

Unemployment is at record lows. But when you dig deeper all is not necessarily what it seems. Here's what's really happening in the UK jobs market....

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Alex Hartley 6th May, 2019
How to become a successful freelancer

Fed up with working for someone? Keen to join the UK's 2 million freelancers? Find out about the reality of being a freelancer and how to succeed at being one....

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Alex Hartley 1st April, 2019
How money can distort power in personal relationships

The issue of money is the biggest pressure in relationships. So what can you do to change the balance of financial power to improve the situation?...

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Amanda Gillam 28th March, 2019
What is the Financial Future of MIllennials?

Millennials (those born 1981 to 1997) are faced with an unique set of financial challenges. But while it may seem bleak there are opportunties too....

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Alex Hartley 25th February, 2019
Case Study: How Bob & Karen dealt with unemployment and debt

In case it helps you here's how our friends Bob and Karen dealt with their long period of unemployment and managed their debts. Lessons for all from this....

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Amanda Gillam 21st January, 2019
The world of work is changing, but is the Financial Services industry?

The UK workforce is moving towards a much more flexible model, but financial services are lagging behind. This is leading to problems getting credit of all form...

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Amanda Gillam 24th December, 2018
Forgotten Pensions – how to trace what you’ve forgotten you had

There is £19bn of unclaimed/forgotten pensions! Could any of this be yours? Here's how to trace any forgotten pensions that could be due to you....

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Alex Hartley 12th November, 2018
Real Life – How to balance your household budgets when living on benefits

The UK's benefits system has seen a radical overhaul. Austerity means lower payments in real terms. So, how do you budget & survive on a benefits income?...

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Alex Hartley 12th July, 2018
How to find a new job if you lose one when in your 50s

Losing your job in your 50s can be very worrying. But these days there are many opportunities both in terms of types of jobs and the ways you can work....

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Amanda Gillam 8th June, 2018
Money management if you’ve lost your job

The UK's unemployment rate is at historic lows. But with few people having an emergency fund it's important to quickly react if you find yourself our of work. H...

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Alex Hartley 7th June, 2018
How to claim Marriage Tax Allowance to get another £230 per year

If you are married, don't pay tax and your spouse only pays standard rate tax then you could claim up to £230 per year! And you can claim for prior years if yo...

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Alex Hartley 15th May, 2018

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