Over 55s look to ‘gig economy’ to ease into retirement

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 | News

People aged 55 and over are increasingly turning to the ‘gig economy’ in order to help fund the cost of their retirement.

How to get a pay rise in 2018

Thursday, 25 January 2018 | Blog | By Rob Moore

I’ve employed hundreds of people and have seen many great and many awful pitches for a pay rise.

How much cash would you need to quit work?

Thursday, 04 January 2018 | Article

Moneywise asks five 40-something wage earners what sum they have in mind that would enable them to leave their jobs and retire in comfort.

Automated jobs could rise if minimum wage continues to increase

Thursday, 04 January 2018 | News

Increases to the minimum wage could result in more jobs becoming automated, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).

Top bosses earn more than average annual wage by 4 January 2018

Thursday, 04 January 2018 | News

In just three working days, the typical FTSE 100 chief executive has earned more than the average annual salary of a full-time worker.

True money stories from smart people: Bright young things will find jobs when robots malfunction

Tuesday, 02 January 2018 | Article

As artificial intelligence takes over ever more of our jobs – from researching stock market trades to making pizzas and even stacking dishwashers – the cold hand of fear is quietly gripping the hearts of working age people.<...>

A quarter of Moneywise users aged over 50 worry about finding work

Wednesday, 13 December 2017 | News

A quarter (25%) of users who are over 50 and unemployed are worried about finding work, according to the results of our recent poll.

It’s never too late to start again: Find a job in later life

Monday, 11 December 2017 | Article

We speak to five people who have managed to find employment in their 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. Plus we find out the support that’s on offer for older workers.

Autumn Budget 2017: Share scheme win for employees on maternity leave

Friday, 24 November 2017 | News

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has included provisions to increase the Sharesave contribution ‘holiday’ period from six months to twelve months in his Autumn Budget.

Autumn Budget 2017: Government boosts personal allowance and minimum wage – what you’ll receive in 2018/19

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 | News

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced an increase in the personal allowance and higher rate tax band, while the national living wage and minimum wage will also rise in the next tax year.