Benefits

Benefits you're entitled to: Jobseeker's 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: Working 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.

Unemployment sticks while wages grow

Thursday, 18 December 2014 | News

The UK unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6% in the three months to 31 October while wages grew more than expected at 1.4%.

10 work issues you may face this Christmas

Tuesday, 09 December 2014 | Blog | By
Christmas: a time of festive music, chocolate, mince pies – and excruciating office parties.

Autumn Statement 2014: Personal allowance upped to £10,600

Wednesday, 03 December 2014 | News

The amount of money you are allowed to earn tax free will rise to £10,600 in April, £600 more than the current amount and £100 more than was initially planned.

Will I be made redundant now that the shop I work in will cease trading?

Monday, 17 November 2014 | Question and Answer

I'm sorry to hear the business you work for is ceasing to trade and can confirm that assuming you are employed (and not self-employed), this situation would trigger either a TUPE (legislation relating to protecting...

Workers have nine jobs over course of career

Friday, 14 November 2014 | News

Today's workers will have twice as many jobs over the course of their career as their grandparents.

Over 50s start-ups: 10 steps to building your business

Thursday, 09 October 2014 | Article

There’s no denying it. When most of us hear the words "start-up company" we automatically assume that it's a young person's game.

How to get a job in retail management

Thursday, 09 October 2014 | News

The retail sector is the UK's largest private sector employer and, in 2013, UK retail sales alone were more than £321 billion.

Employee benefits - how to pick the right ones for you

Thursday, 02 October 2014 | Article

We all value flexibility in our lives – whether it's choosing when to have our online shopping delivered, when to watch our favourite TV shows and, in many cases, how many days a week we work.