Employment

Working class professionals paid less than more affluent colleagues

Monday, 30 January 2017 | News

People from working class backgrounds who get a professional job are paid an average of £6,800 (17%) less each year than colleagues from more affluent backgrounds, according to new research by the Social Mobility Commission....

Money issues 'damage worker productivity'

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 | News

Around one in four people are finding it difficult to do their job because of serious money worries.

Men more likely than woman to complete their tax return on time, says HMRC

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 | News

Men are more likely than women to complete their tax return by the 31 January deadline, according to new analysis of the 2013/14 tax year revealed today by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Equal pay day means "women effectively stop earning today"

Thursday, 10 November 2016 | News

Today is Equal Pay Day, meaning for the rest of 2016, women are effectively no longer earning, says the Fawcett Society.

Self-employed? Paper tax returns must be in by 31 October

Friday, 28 October 2016 | News

The deadline looms for anyone needing to submit a paper self assessment tax return, as all documents need to be in by Monday 31 October.

Five ways to get out of a career rut

Friday, 21 October 2016 | Article

From fitness gurus to social media managers, there is a whole host of trendy new jobs emerging on the employment scene. Moneywise discovers how jobseekers of all ages can grab one of these fresh and exciting opportunities.

Small businesses "let down" by local bank branch closures

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 | News

Small business owners face “tough challenges” due to the rapid pace of local bank branch closures, according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

Pensions awareness campaign fronted by furry monster

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 | News

A new campaign aimed at educating small business owners about the need to enroll their staff into a workplace pension has been launched – by a furry character known as ‘Workie’.

Get to grips with money matters

Thursday, 01 October 2015 | Article

The government has finally come round to the importance of teaching people about money, after years of campaigning by the financial press.

What your kids aren't learning about money in school

Wednesday, 09 September 2015 | Article

A person is declared bankrupt every six minutes and 53 seconds in the UK.