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 […]

Spring Statement 2018: What Was Said and How Does It Affect You?

Spring Statement
Published: 22/03/2018 and written by Leanne Sherman

Last week saw Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, deliver his first Spring Statement. Changes in 2017 meant what was previously known as the Autumn Statement would become the Autumn Budget, and the Spring Budget […]

£10 Note Deadline: How Long Do You Have to Get Rid of Your Old Notes?

£10 note deadline
Published: 26/02/2018 and written by Robert Rosen

The deadline to get rid of your old £10 notes is fast approaching. As of Thursday, 1st March 2018, shops and restaurants across the UK will no longer be accepting the old paper notes. Seeing […]

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 […]