Benefits

More over 60s don't want to give up work

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 | News

While many people can't wait to give up the day job after 40 years of hard graft, new research has shown that more than one in 10 over 60s doesn't ever plan to stop.

Can my daughter claim Working Tax Credit while living abroad?

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | Question and Answer

In most cases if you go abroad, you can only receive WTC for up to eight weeks. This can be extended up to 12 weeks if your absence is in connection with the treatment of an illness or disability.

Will I still receive benefits if I take my pension early?

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | Question and Answer

Your lump sum payment from your pension will not affect either your PIP or ESA.

Summer Budget 2015: Rise in the tax-free personal allowance to benefit millions

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 | News

Chancellor George Osborne made no changes to the rates of income tax in his summer Budget, but instead announced an increase in the tax-free personal allowance from £10,600 to £11,000 from April 2016.

Summer Budget 2015: National Living Wage introduced

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 | News

Chancellor George Osborne has announced a compulsory National Living Wage (NLW) of £9 an hour from 2020 for workers aged over 25.

Can I claim any benefits if I give up work to look after my child?

Monday, 01 June 2015 | Question and Answer

The free and easy-to-use benefits calculator at Turn2us.org.uk can help you work out your entitlements.

What the Queen's Speech means for your finances

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | News

An income tax boost for low-earners, a reduction in the benefits cap and the extension of Right to Buy have been announced in the Queen's Speech.

Dog walkers earn 17% more than national average

Tuesday, 12 July 2016 | News

Professional dog walkers can earn up to £26,496 a year – 17% more than the average national salary, new research has found.

A quarter of young women earn more than their partner

Friday, 01 May 2015 | News

Women aged 18 to 24 are most likely to earn more than their significant other, with 25% of UK households in this age category having a female breadwinner.

Brits blow £150 within 24 hours of getting paid

Friday, 03 April 2015 | News

The average Brit spends £153 within 24 hours of payday, while 10% splurge more than £500.