TSB: Could You Be Entitled to Compensation?

TSB
 
Published: 11/05/2018 and written by Patrick Smith

Almost a month on and TSB is still battling to repair the damage caused after an IT glitch led to severe problems for the company. With an unknown number of customers thought to have faced […]

Weak Economic Growth Means Increase in Interest Rates Unlikely

Interest Rates
 
Published: 04/05/2018 and written by Patrick Smith

The UK has seen its weakest period of economic growth for five years. Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show the economy slowed down to just 0.1% growth during the first three months […]

The Royal Wedding: How Much Will It Cost and Who Is Footing the Bill?

Royal Wedding
 
Published: 01/05/2018 and written by Patrick Smith

Whether you’re a royalist or not, it’s practically impossible to stay away from the wedding hype surrounding Prince Harry’s and Meghan Markle’s upcoming nuptials. With just weeks to go until the big day, Mr Lender […]

Day Zero: How Cape Town Narrowly Avoided Running Out of Water

 
Published: 27/04/2018 and written by Patrick Smith

Just recently, Cape Town was preparing for the very real possibility that the city could run out of water within months. The ominously named ‘Day Zero’ was set for April – the day when the […]

Earth Day: How to Save Money While Saving the World

 
Published: 20/04/2018 and written by Patrick Smith

Each year on 22nd of April, people around the world gather to celebrate Earth Day – and this year, it couldn’t be at a more pressing time. With government policies and proposals being discussed on […]

Good Friday Agreement: The 20 Year Anniversary

Good Friday Agreement
 
Published: 12/04/2018 and written by Patrick Smith

2018 marks a monumental year for many reasons, with plenty of celebrations and anniversaries taking place for a whole variety of events. This April marks 20 years since the Good Friday Agreement was signed in […]

Facebook Data Breach: Brits Could Get to Up to £12,500 in Damages

facebook data breach
 
Published: 06/04/2018 and written by Patrick Smith

Facebook has recently come under fire for failing to properly protect users from companies using their data illegally. As many as 87million people could have been affected by the data breach, and it has now […]

TV Licence Price Rise: How Much Do You Have to Pay?

TV Licence
 
Published: 29/03/2018 and written by Patrick Smith

The cost of a TV licence is going up from Sunday, 1st April 2018. Prices will increase from £147 a year for a colour TV to £150.50, and from £49.50 a year for a black […]

Pensions Scheme Changes Arriving in 2018 – How Are You Affected?

pensions 2018
 
Published: 21/02/2018 and written by Patrick Smith

Preparing for retirement is now more important than ever with the current uncertainty around the future of the economy. While saving into a pension pot seems to be the simplest way forward (with the introduction […]

Bank Branch Closures: How Are Small Businesses Being Affected?

bank branch closures
 
Published: 17/01/2018 and written by Patrick Smith

In 2017, the UK banking industry was plagued with branch closures and greater prominence being placed on online banking and banking apps. Since 1989, 53% of the UK’s bank branches have closed their doors for good, leaving […]