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pension pots, investment scammers

Protect your pension pots against investment scammers

The Insolvency Service is warning people to guard their pension pots against investment scammers and negligent trustees.
open banking, product agility

Product agility for European banks is a priority following open banking

As open banking is implemented across Europe, improving product agility is now a priority for 51% of European banks says EIU report.
R&D tax credits

Does your business qualify for R&D tax credits?

Tax specialists highlight four things that many businesses do that qualify them for R&D tax credits - without them realising.
house deposit

Brits underestimate the average cost of a house deposit

KIS Finance surveyed 2,000 Brits to find out their expectation vs reality when it comes to the age they reached life milestones such as affording a house deposit.
lease agreement, rental agreement

What is the difference between a rental agreement and a lease agreement? 

The terms lease agreement and rental agreement are often used interchangeably, but it is important to know that these are not the same thing.
property deposit, Dublin

Time scale for saving Dublin based property deposit revealed

It will currently take over two decades for Dublin based home buyers to put a property deposit down, according to brand new research.
foreign investment, exchange rates

Foreign investment and the trouble with exchange rates

Choosing to invest in foreign assets can open up great opportunities, but also presents a challenge that too many people overlook.
public purse

Public spending pressures: Getting more value for the public purse

Paul Bentley, Commercial Agreement Manager at the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) details their Spend Analysis and Recovery Services, or SARS II, Framework tool and how this is helping those who spend money to get more value for the public purse.
overcharges and overpayments

Public sector overcharges and overpayments

Twice2much investigate how much of the public sector overcharges and overpayments, worth £220 million, could be yours.
gift guilt

Young people suffer more with gift guilt at Christmas

Gift guilt at Christmas leaves a quarter of the UK in Financial Trouble with 22% of Brits feel pressured to buy more expensive gifts than they feel comfortable spending
cashless

Britain’s cashless society : Over 394 ATM’s close each month in the UK

Research by Paymentsense reveals that ATM’s are closing at an alarming rate across Britain, after over 4,735 ATMs vanished between July 2017 and June 2018
household emergency

Household emergency damage costing Brits nearly £4 billion

Households across the country are spending a massive £527.30 per household emergency, a total of £3.7bn across the UK
pension

Study finds majority of Brits are unprepared for their financial futures

New research by lMoneySuperMarket, reveals many people in the UK haven’t even started thinking about their pension or saving for when they retire.
tenancy deposit

98% of Brits unaware of tenancy deposit rights

A brand new survey of over 1,000 Britons involved in the UK private rental sector has found a staggering and worrying lack of knowledge when it comes to tenancy deposit laws and rights
christmas workforce

Are we paying the Christmas workforce enough?

A new report has revealed the financial cuts by employees when rewarding their Christmas workforce
Financial markets in Europe

Financial markets in Europe: Is it possible to avoid a crisis?

Gunnar Hökmark MEP from the Group of the European People’s Party (Christian Democrats) explores the world of financial markets in Europe and asks if it is possible to avoid a crisis. He also explains the potential impact of the role of disruptive change to new technologies on the market
breaking the bank

How to spread festive cheer without breaking the bank

Kelly Feehan, Service Director, CABA, provides us with some top tips on how you can still spread festive cheer without breaking the bank this Christmas 
Christmas bonus

Millions of workers to benefit from Christmas bonus

Millions of employees in the service industry could collect an early Christmas bonus from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)
research budget

The finances of the European Union, including the research budget

The finances of the European Union, including the research budget is placed under the spotlight by Günther H.Oettinger, Commissioner for Budget & Human Resources at the European Commission
pension engagement

Pensions engagement and digitisation on the agenda as Minister visits HiBob

Guy Opperman MP, the Minister for Pensions, has paid a visit to HiBob - the transformative people management and pensions platform - and taken part in a discussion on the digitisation of pensions and driving engagement with saving for the future

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