When Charles Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol in 1843, Victorians did not have to worry about saving for their later years. Life expectancy at birth in the UK was 40.50 years for males and 42.62 years for females (Source: ONS).
Business & Finance
When it comes to sales, few people would question that timing matters. After all, you won’t have much luck trying to sell a house to a couple that just signed on the dotted line for the home of their dreams.
• What is an ISA?
• What is the hourly wage for an 18 year old?
• What is the difference between APR and EAR?
SME’s across the UK are jumping on an initiative launched by an impartial energy comparison service based in Bolton. Latching onto the fact that small to medium sized businesses are looking to improve their profitability,
With a skilled workforce, low property prices, and great links to other major financial hubs, Wales is proving to be an attractive location for many big name companies. However, with the addition of unbeatable financial incentives for companies
Zero-hours workers earn nearly £300 a week less, on average, than permanent employees, according to a new report published on Monday to mark the beginning of the TUC’s Decent Jobs Week.
A new CSFI report (with financial support from the CISI)
Professional bodies can lead the banking industry’s efforts to reclaim professional standards – but only if they have greater employer recognition and credible teeth, according to a new report from the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation (CSFI).
• 85% of UK investors plan to increase the size of their property portfolio in the next 5 years, with only 4% planning to scale back.
• The average property investor owns just under 5 properties.
• The average property investor owns 5 properties and makes a net income of £17,434 from their portfolio.
Insulation in the roof or walls of your property can save you hundreds of pounds a year by keeping heat inside the home, and reducing the need to keep your radiators pumping away. Loft insulation alone can slash a home’s heating costs by 15%.
• Almost 90,000 calls received in the last year
• Average 350 calls per day
HMRC’s tax evasion hotline received almost 90,000 calls in the last year
Office workers have five key ways to get some peace and quiet at work, research shows.
According to a new international study carried out by market researchers IPSOS
It was a week with massive volatility with unexpected fundamental developments. The US dollar index broke its own records making a high of 89.56 however failed to push towards much anticipated 90.000 level and closed the week at 88.30 level.