Benefits

Benefits you're entitled to: the over-50s

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 | News

According to older people's charity Age UK, 16% - or 1.8 million - of pensioners live in poverty, and yet the benefits targeted at this section of society are the most likely to go unclaimed.

My money matters, with entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 | Article

Having established his first business back in the 1970s, he went on to build and run a successful care home company that he eventually sold for £26 million in 1996.

Budget 2015: Personal allowance to rise again

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 | News

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has announced a further increase in the personal allowance from £10,600 in 2015-16 to £10,800 in 2016-17.

Minimum wage to rise to £6.70 in October

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 | News

The national minimum wage for those aged 21 and over will rise by 20p an hour to £6.70 in October.

Your work problems solved

Monday, 16 February 2015 | Article

Q: I graduated from a red-brick university 12 years ago with a good degree, speak three languages and had initially worked my way up in a charity, only to be signed off with stress when I hit a medium level of...

Benefit fraud penalty could more than double to £5K

Thursday, 29 January 2015 | News

The maximum penalty for benefit fraud could be more than doubled from £2,000 to £5,000 if Parliament agrees to the change today.

Benefits you're entitled to: Child Tax Credit

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 | Article

However, many families do not get the help that they need, either because they do not understand the system, or because they think that they are not entitled to anything.

Benefits you're entitled to: Employment and Support Allowance

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 | Article

However, many families do not get the help that they need, either because they do not understand the system, or because they think that they are not entitled to anything.

Benefits you're entitled to: Housing Benefit

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 | Article

However, many families do not get the help that they need, either because they do not understand the system, or because they think that they are not entitled to anything.

Benefits you're entitled to: Income Support

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 | Article

However, many families do not get the help that they need, either because they do not understand the system, or because they think that they are not entitled to anything.