Politics 2018: The Future of the NHS and the Housing Crisis for 2018

UK Politics 2018
 
Published: 08/02/2018 and written by Robert Rosen

Just six weeks into 2018, and already Parliament has been filled with tumultuous debates around the NHS and housing crises, dramatic exits from the Chamber, and political marches and protests across the capital. UK based short […]

Open Banking: Do You Know What It Is and How It Affects You?

Open Banking
 
Published: 19/01/2018 and written by Natasha Krovak

As of Saturday, 13th of January, new regulations came into play which mean it’s now compulsory for banks to share your details with other providers. This new reform has been implemented in a bid to […]

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 […]

Autumn Budget 2017: What Was Said and How Does It Affect You?

autumn budget
 
Published: 24/11/2017 and written by Patrick Smith

On 22nd November, Chancellor Philip Hammond released the annual Autumn Statement, announcing changes to a whole variety of different sectors across the UK. Short term loan provider, Mr Lender, has put together a quick guide […]

Brexit News: What’s Happening with Brexit Negotiations?

brexit
 
Published: 09/10/2017 and written by Robert Rosen

Ever since the UK voted to leave the EU in June 2016, Brexit has been a recurring topic of conversation for a whole heap of different reasons. There is still a lot of debate as […]

Speeding Fines: What Are the New Speeding Penalties?

changes to speeding fines
 
Published: 24/04/2017 and written by Emily Rose

Those caught speeding throughout England and Wales will now face stricter rules and tougher punishment. The new sentencing guidelines mean drivers travelling at over 41mph in a 20 zone, could be fined up to 175% […]

Review of the Sunday Papers: Finance Stories from the Weekend

Review of the Sunday papers
 
Published: 03/04/2017 and written by Patrick Smith

The new tax year starts on the 6th of April, which means one thing – a rise in prices to bring household costs in line with inflation. This was the main story in a lot […]

Bank of England to Keep Polymer £5 Notes Despite Petitions

Bank of England to Keep Polymer £5 Notes Depsite Petitions
 
Published: 15/03/2017 and written by Robert Rosen

The Bank of England have said they will be keeping the current £5 notes, despite protests and petitions. The Bank have said they will not be changing the animal fat £5 notes, and will be […]

The Spring Budget 2017: Everything You Need to Know

The Spring Budget 2017 Everything You Need to Know
 
Published: 09/03/2017 and written by Natasha Krovak

Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered the Spring Budget, addressing the need for more funding for social care, new qualifications to encourage young people to take on technical studies, and a need to crack down on […]

UK Government Criticised for Not Addressing the Gender Pay Gap

UK Government Criticised for Not Addressing the Gender Pay Gap
 
Published: 07/03/2017 and written by Leanne Sherman

The UK government has been criticised for not doing enough to reduce the gender pay gap. The Women and Equalities Committee has said the government hasn’t acted on the recommendations they gave for tackling the […]