Fears of Rising Household Bills for 2017

Fear of rising household bills
Published: 11/01/2017 and written by Robert Rosen

The cost of household bills rose by almost 10% in 2016. Compare the Market, found that in 2015 bills dropped by an estimated £180, but rose by almost £200 last year. Estimates say the average […]

Rising Retirement Age Causes Savings Worries

retirement causes savings problems
Published: 10/01/2017 and written by Emily Rose

As the retirement age continues to rise, employees are being advised to save as much as possible. A report published by insurance company, Aegon, states the biggest challenge people face is being able to save enough […]

Tube Strikes Could Cost UK Economy £300million

Tube strikes cost the UK economy
Published: 09/01/2017 and written by Robert Rosen

Up to £300million could be lost today as a result of the tube strikes. According to a report from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), a 48 hour strike in 2014 cost the economy up […]

Financial Worries For 11 Million Brits

Financial worries for 11 million Brits
Published: 06/01/2017 and written by Natasha Krovak

More than 11 million Brits have financial worries, according to a report from investment company, MoneyFarm. The research found that 40% of people worry that advisers are acting dishonestly, while 11 million people seek financial […]

Petrol Prices Rise to 18 Month High

Petrol prices rise to 18 month high
Published: 06/01/2017 and written by Leanne Sherman

Petrol prices rise to an 18 month high, after the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) announce production cuts in oil. The price of fuel is now the highest it’s been since July 2015. […]

20,000 Jobs Set to Move Abroad Ahead of Brexit

20,000 jobs to move abroad ahead of Brexit
Published: 05/01/2017 and written by Patrick Smith

More than 20,000 jobs are likely to move abroad in the next few months, as the UK prepares for Brexit, according to Parisian company, Europlace. Paris will compete with other European cities, such as Frankfurt, […]

Fare Increases Spark Rail Passenger Protests

Fare increases spark rail protests
Published: 04/01/2017 and written by Robert Rosen

Fare increases to rail services spark protests from passengers across the country. On the 2nd of January, prices increased by an average of 2.3% – almost four times the rate of inflation. However, price increases […]

Government Help to Buy Scheme Ends

Help to Buy scheme ends
Published: 03/01/2017 and written by Emily Rose

The government Help to Buy Scheme came to an end on New Year’s Eve. The scheme was first launched in 2013 as part of an initiative to help both first time buyers and people wishing […]