Benefits

Brits splash 20% of pay cheque in 24 hours

Friday, 05 September 2014 | News

The average Brit spends on average almost a fifth of their wages within 24 hours of getting paid, according to new research.

Seven-step guide to being self-employed

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 | Article

When former professional footballer Danny Spiller started using a new brand of nutritional products, he had no idea he would one day make his living from selling them.

If I leave work due to a disability, will I be taxed on a lump sum payment?

Thursday, 03 July 2014 | Question and Answer

There are two tests that must both be satisfied for a taxpayer to receive his disability pay-off free of tax.

Workers given the right to request flexible working

Monday, 30 June 2014 | News

All UK employees can now ask for flexible working hours under new rules.

The average worker makes a million by age 56

Friday, 27 June 2014 | News

The average worker in the UK will take until the age of 56 to earn £1 million, but this rises to 70 for women, while men can reach the money milestone by just 51 years of age.

Are you considering a career in HR?

Monday, 16 June 2014 | Article

HR or personnel is a profession that has been around for more than 100 years, with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) boasting more than 135,000 members, including more than 50,000 who are chartered....

Can I claim any benefits if my husband works but I don't?

Monday, 28 April 2014 | Question and Answer

There is a range of different types of benefits and tax credits you could be entitled to but whether you can claim any of these will depend on your circumstances.

Earnings match inflation in four-year first

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 | News

Workers' wages have caught up with inflation for the first time since 2010.

Financial tips for the disabled

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 | Article

No one ever thinks it will happen to them but the reality is that all too often fate steps in and thousands are left disabled every year.

Budget 2014: Tax-free personal allowance to rise to £10,500

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 | News

The government has announced that no-one will pay any income tax at all from April 2015 – if they earn below £10,500.