Articles by Rachel Lacey

Spring Statement 2019: secondary schools to provide free sanitary products to girls

Wednesday, 13 March 2019 | News

Secondary schools will begin to provide free sanitary products to girls from the new school year, the Chancellor has announced. 

Spring Statement 2019: government confirms import tariff reductions to cut costs for consumers in the event of no deal Brexit

Wednesday, 13 March 2019 | News

The government has announced plans for a new temporary tariff regime, designed to reduce the risk of economic damage should the UK leave the EU without a deal.

Doctors to sue government for age discrimination over pension changes

Wednesday, 13 March 2019 | News

Doctors are suing the government for changes made to their pension scheme that will make them worse off in retirement.

Win £1,000: Take the Great British Retirement Survey

Monday, 11 March 2019 | News

Take part in our new survey and you could be in with a chance of winning £1,000 or one of five £100 shopping vouchers.

Kick-start your children’s savings

Friday, 08 March 2019 | Article

Help younger members of the family build a nest egg for their future with a Junior Isa

Council tax hikes to over £1,800 in some regions as second largest increase in a decade set to bite

Tuesday, 05 March 2019 | News

Band D households can expect to see council tax bills rise by a typical 4.5% in April, making it the second biggest increase in 10 years. 

Outdated RPI hits consumers in the pocket as MPs urge Chancellor to fix flawed inflation measure now

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 | News

A group of MPs is calling on the head of the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA) to get consent from the Chancellor to fix a flaw in the retail price index (RPI) measure of inflation.

NHS workers urged not to ditch lucrative pensions as number of opt outs reach 'eye-watering' levels

Monday, 11 February 2019 | News

NHS workers are leaving the NHS pension in droves, despite the scheme offering members lucrative and guaranteed benefits in retirement.

How to Retire in Style 2019 on sale now: jargon-free guidance on your retirement - find out how to get your hands on a copy

Friday, 08 February 2019 | News

The 2019 issue of How to Retire in Style is on sale now.