Income & Work

Income & Work
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
How to find your next job in a rapidly interconnecting world

No longer is your next job likely to be found in a newspaper job section or down the job centre. Technology has rapidly changed the way people find, and are ass...

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Amanda Gillam 13th April, 2018
How to close the gender pay gap if you discover discrimination

From 4 April 2018 all business that employ at least 250 people have had to provide Government with pay data. The data is designed to disclose the degree of pay ...

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Alex Hartley 6th April, 2018
How to protect yourself from pensions scams

You have more freedom now than ever when it comes to choosing how to invest ready for your retirement. And at 55 you can release cash from your pension for othe...

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Amanda Gillam 21st March, 2018
A plan to switch from being a two to a one person income household

You or your partner may decide to stop working. So how can you bridge the income gap and make sure you keep your spending within reasonable limits?...

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Amanda Gillam 18th December, 2017
All you need to know about Universal Credit and how it works

Universal Credit is gradually being rolled out across the UK. So if you're claiming benefits or tax credits how will affect you?...

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Amanda Gillam 15th November, 2017
Could a bad credit rating affect your employment?

Could your job application be rejected because of a bad credit rating? Could you lose your job because of credit issues? We take a look at the reality....

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Alex Hartley 3rd November, 2017
The death of retirement – what retirement might look like in the future

Longer life spans are gradually killing the value of the state pension. You need to act now to create a proper pension pot. Here are ways to move forward....

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Alex Hartley 20th October, 2017
Key Developments in the rapidly growing Gig Economy

1 million people in the UK work in the gig economy - but don't have any employment rights. Things could be about to change to ensure there are protections....

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Alex Hartley 30th August, 2017
So you’re over 35. What can you do to prepare for the coming job revolution?

In the next 10 years artificial intelligence (AI) is going to revolutionise work. How will you cope with these changes? Maybe it's time to retrain?...

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Amanda Gillam 11th August, 2017
10 Tips for the best job interview technique

Everyone gets anxious about a job interview. However, given its importance for your career development you need some interview tips for your best performance....

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Amanda Gillam 19th July, 2017
Why £50,000 p.a. is no longer enough to live on

A recent survey by the Daily Mail reveals that even families on twice the national average income are struggling to make ends meet. Here's how to save money...

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Alex Hartley 4th July, 2017


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