Costs of work take 12% bite out of wages

Friday, 27 September 2013 | News

UK workers are forking out 12% of their annual take-home pay on costs incurred by their jobs, according to research by Santander.

Employee benefits you may be entitled to

Thursday, 12 September 2013 | Article

As the old adage goes, there's no such thing as a free lunch.

Switch careers in your 40s and 50s

Thursday, 12 September 2013 | Article

The figures make for startling reading: unemployed people over 50 are less likely than any other age group to find work in the next year, according to think tank Policy Exchange.

Male bonuses are double that of women

Tuesday, 20 August 2013 | News

Men are earning double what women earn in bonuses, according to a controversial new study that indicates the gender pay gap is as wide as ever.

Your rights with ill health dismissal

Thursday, 15 August 2013 | Article

If you are too sick to work, worries about ill health dismissal can prey on your mind. Find out your rights with our guide.

Five steps to being a successful entrepreneur

Monday, 12 August 2013 | Article

Everyone knows that running a business can be tough.

Job security not essential for would-be parents

Wednesday, 07 August 2013 | News

Nearly half of Brits don't expect to have a secure job when they start a family, according to Santander Insurance.

Why are a million over-65s still working?

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 | News

The number of people aged 65 or over and still in employment has tipped over one million for the first time, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Could you be the next apprentice?

Thursday, 02 May 2013 | Article

Gaining a foothold on the career ladder is tough work.

Citizens Advice warning on fake job scams

Wednesday, 01 May 2013 | News

Criminals are exploiting the difficult economic climate by targeting job-seekers desperate to earn an income as well as people battling money problems, Citizens Advice has warned.