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Pensions falling short in small firms

Date: Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

The Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) has discovered that ‘two-thirds of small firms’ are falling short in not providing sufficient contribution pension schemes to cover longer life expectancy. But in 2016 all companies will be required to offer their staff …

Mortgage approvals rising slowly

Date: Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Approvals for home loans have picked up since November, according to figures revealed by the Bank of England.

During November, mortgages approved for buying a property stood at 48,019, which is a slow rise from the previous month. But unsecured …

VAT soars overnight to 20%

Date: Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

A VAT rise from 17.5% has risen to 20% overnight in the UK. In the days leading up to the rise, shoppers ploughed through the High Streets in a desperate bid to grab last minute bargains. Retailers have been warned …

Benefit frauds who live abroad to face judgement

Date: Friday, December 31st, 2010

Fraudsters are happily living abroad while still claiming benefits from the UK, in places like Spain, Pakistan, the US and Bangladesh. The scams include, people claiming money for relatives who have died or not declaring that they have moved abroad.…

Eurozone could lose 80% of single currency in next decade

Date: Friday, December 31st, 2010

The euro will not survive in the current form and is at risk of losing 80% of the single currency, warns a leading think tank.

Financially Greece and Ireland have been crippled by debt, and other countries if not careful …

Government crackdown on benefit frauds

Date: Friday, December 31st, 2010

Over 600,000 unemployed people in the UK face sanctions after either refusing to work or quitting jobs in order to go on benefits.

According to reports around ‘177,000 people on jobseeker’s allowance rejected reasonable job offers’ and a further 444,000 …

Debt Consolidation: Advice and solutions

Date: Friday, December 31st, 2010

Juggling credit card debt? Isolated, stressed? This is how many people feel when they are sinking knee deep down in debt. But here at Money Advice Group we offer a wealth of solutions to help bring you back on your …

Saving protection limit set to rise

Date: Friday, December 31st, 2010

The compensation limit for people who lose money in their banks is going to rise by £85,000 from the original £50,000 if the credit union or building society goes bust.

This new limit will commence today and apply to each …

Ripped-off mobile tariffs, trap 10million people

Date: Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Millions of people in the UK have been ripped off with overpriced mobile tariffs they don’t need, because phone companies have made it almost impossible to leave. The annual phone contracts promise a bundle of calls, texts and internet downloads …

Rail fares geared for 46% rise in New Year

Date: Thursday, December 30th, 2010

A rise in rail fare is imminent for New Year, but the astronomical fare rising to heights of 46% this weekend, seems unfair considering almost a third of trains run late on some lines.

Many feel that train operators are …

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