Articles tagged "work"

  • Open for business
    Last updated: 15/02/2013 - 15:54
    News by Hugh Morris

    The number of self-employed workers rose by 367,000 since 2008, the start of the economic downturn, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.

  • Old entrepreneur
    Last updated: 23/11/2012 - 16:14

    Entrepreneurs are now more likely to be over 55 rather than in the 25-to-34 age bracket, according to Castle Cover.

  • Last updated: 26/11/2012 - 16:02
    Article by Ruth Jackson

    September saw the number of people out of work fall by 7,000 and the number of people returning to work increase by 236,000. However, dig a bit deeper and the enthusiastic employment reports reveal yet more misery.

  • Need job
    Last updated: 12/09/2012 - 14:36

    The number of people unemployed dropped by 7,000 to 2.59 million in the three months to July, compared with the previous three-month period, according to the Office for National Statistics.

  • Red tax
    Last updated: 26/01/2015 - 11:16
    Article by Moneywise editorial team

    Are you being taxed the right amount on your earnings? Moneywise tells you what to look for in your tax code.

  • Pound coin dominoes
    Last updated: 23/08/2012 - 11:03
    News by Ruth Jackson

    It's GCSE results day, and as the nations 16 year-olds find out how they did, new research has revealed their financial aspirations.

  • Woman with bills
    Last updated: 02/08/2012 - 11:37
    News by Emma Gunn

    An equal number of men and women are now being declared bankrupt after the number of female insolvencies has jumped by 7% in the past four years.

  • Classifides
    Last updated: 19/06/2012 - 09:17
    News by Rebecca Rutt

    UK unemployment for people aged between 18 and 24 has shot up by 78% since 2000, according to a report by the TUC.

  • Mother and son
    Last updated: 25/03/2013 - 11:42

    Rises in the cost of childcare are outstripping growth in wages and inflation, leaving lots of mums with a dilemma as to whether it pays to return to work.

  • Parents with baby
    Last updated: 10/05/2012 - 15:46
    News by Ruth Jackson

    In the Queen's Speech at the state opening of parliament yesterday it was revealed that the coalition government plan to revolutionise maternity leave by allowing parents to split it between themselves.