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Banks cut super ISA rates - Savers bearing the brunt

Shadows have been cast on the new ‘super’ ISAs (NISAs) as banks have cut interest rates on them by a tenth since the budget. Official figures, recently compiled, show that savers will struggle to profit of the new schemes.

3 Jul 2014 Read More

Seven ways to have a money-saving GrandPrix weekend

The world of Formula 1 is widely seen as being a glamorous ride for all involved, and if you want to attend a Grand Prix race as a spectator, it doesn’t always come cheap.

3 Jul 2014 Read More

Revised rules tie hands of canny payday lenders – FCA crack down hard

New rules are set to be enforced by the financial regulator on 1st July which will curb the freedom which payday lenders have been abusing for too long now. Payday lenders will no longer be able to roll over loans more than twice, nor will they be allowed to make phantom snatch-and-grabs on unwitting borrower’s bank accounts to claim what they are due.

2 Jul 2014 Read More

Flexible Working set to be universally introduced across the UK

Flexible working is set to be implemented on Monday 30th June in what promises to be the most radical shake up of worker rights in years. New rules coming into force state that all employees with 26 weeks or more service a year will be able to request flexible working, albeit at their employer’s discretion. However, employers will have to address every request in a “reasonable manner”.

2 Jul 2014 Read More

Low income families hit by staggering 46% rise in cost of living since recession, according to Joseph Rowntree Foundation report

The amount of cumulative income a conventional family would need to attain a ‘basic standard of living’ has soared by five times as much as wages since the start of the recession.

1 Jul 2014 Read More

Aiding people of all Ages; A savers guide to the impending NISA’s

Since their introduction in 1999, ISAs have provided UK savers with a tax free haven on investment returns saving investors bundles of cash. From July 1st, new legislation comes into action, entailing a number of significant reforms which aim to simplify the current system whilst maximising returns on your investment. Literally dubbed New ISAs (NISAs), this refreshing reform yields many other new freedoms.

1 Jul 2014 Read More

Spend Smartly this summer and save ££££s - Lloyds Bank Avios Rewards Credit Card Account offers money-saving benefits for the Summer holiday season

When it comes to holidays, many people end up spending far more than planned. However, choosing the financial products with the best benefits to suit individual needs could not only save holidaymakers hundreds of pounds, but could earn them an extra trip away too.

1 Jul 2014 Read More

Interest rates could return to pre-recession levels of 5%, says BOE deputy governor Charlie Bean

A period of ten years or more has been identified as a plausible length of time for interest rates to return to pre-recession levels of 5%. Sir Charlie Bean, deputy governor for monetary policy, has endorsed this stance, labelling ten years a ‘reasonable’ period of time for consumers to make the adjustment to higher borrowing costs.

30 Jun 2014 Read More

UK mortgage approvals fall to 11-month low, says Bank of England

Banks sanctioned the lowest number of mortgage approvals in May since June 2013, according to the latest Bank of England disclosure about the housing market

30 Jun 2014 Read More

Energy Market to undergo comprehensive ‘competition investigation’

The UK’s energy market is poised to face a comprehensive investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), Ofgem has announced.

27 Jun 2014 Read More

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