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What next for the winners of our Personal Finance Teacher of the Year awards?

Thursday, 20 December 2018 | Article

Six months ago, Moneywise awarded a primary and a secondary school our Personal Finance Teacher of the Year award – each received prize money of £3, 250.

Santander fined £32.8 million for failing to pass on inheritances worth tens of millions of pounds to bereaved families

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 | News

Bereaved families were deprived of tens of millions of pounds left to them by their loved ones due to systemic failings at Santander bank, it has been revealed. 

Making it easy to close the economics knowledge gap

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 | Article

Just 60 years ago, the economy was rarely spoken about. Today, you can barely escape it. But has our economic literacy kept up? Moneywise explores the case for making it compulsory…

New rights to protect gig economy workers: here's what they mean for you

Monday, 17 December 2018 | News

The government is setting out what it claims is the biggest package of workplace reforms for over 20 years to meet the challenges of the changing world of work and the growing gig economy.

Bosses of nuisance call companies can now be fined £500,000

Monday, 17 December 2018 | News

Company directors whose firms make unsolicited nuisance calls are now directly liable and could face fines of up to £500,000 under new rules.

Brace yourself for council tax rises of up to 5% in 2019, adding £80 a year to the average bill

Friday, 14 December 2018 | News

Households can expect to see council tax rise by as much as 5% in 2019 following the publication of the government’s annual local government funding settlement.

Dreaming of some financial TLC in 2019

Monday, 17 December 2018 | Article

Christmas is approaching and another New Year beckons. Bring it on. For me, on Christmas day it will be turkey, Christmas crackers and the odd tipple or three with my dearest mother

Government accused of 'wasting' £1 million fighting PIP disability benefit appeals

Thursday, 13 December 2018 | News

People living with the debilitating condition Multiple Sclerosis (MS) win more than four in five tribunals against government attempts to lower their benefit payments.

Wages rise at fastest rate in a decade as the number of people in work hits a new record high

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 | News

UK wages are rising at their fastest level for nearly a decade and record numbers of people are in work, new Office for National Statisitcs (ONS) figures show.

Should I continue to pay national insurance?

Friday, 07 December 2018 | Question and Answer

You are correct in thinking that you need to have 35 years of NICs to qualify for the full state pension and you need a minimum of 10 years to receive anything.