UK businesses have already borrowed close to £40 billion through the government’s coronavirus loan schemes. But if your business has missed out there is still time to apply – especially as some sectors appear to have not yet taken their fair share. Article by Nick Green.
Company health insurance is no longer just for big corporations, as demonstrated by startups such as Trailmix, a creator of mobile games. But it’s crucial for small businesses to get the right advice when setting up such a key employee benefit. Article by Nick Green.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised that first-time buyers will only need 5% deposits under a new government scheme – but so far has provided few details. We look at how this might work, and how prospective buyers could take advantage. Article by Nick Green.
Research by UCL and Barclays has confirmed that people struggle most of all with financial decisions. But while some women are emerging as more confident investors with the rewards to show for it, others are being left behind. Article by Nick Green.
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, or furlough scheme, was originally set to end on 31 October 2020. Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced its replacement – the Job Support Scheme – and various other measures to help small businesses through the pandemic. Article by Nick Green.
A growing number of homeowners are turning to remortgaging to release funds to improve their homes and raise their value. Meanwhile some lenders are seeing remortgagers as a safer prospect than new buyers, resulting in better deals becoming available. Article by Nick Green.
Recent studies show that cautious savers are putting away more in cash than ever before. But with record low interest rates, these sums are fast being eroded by inflation. So what better places might there be for your money?
Could your child be due an autumn bonus of nearly two thousand pounds? If they're turning 18 this year, then now is the time for them to track down their Child Trust Fund.
When it comes to realistic retirement planning, the most pension-savvy savers live in the East Midlands, according to new findings by Unbiased. But some areas of the country aren’t nearly as confident or well-prepared. Where are you?
Stark warnings have been issued from lenders and mortgage experts that the property market could soon get much tougher and loans more expensive. But there are still ways for the more shrewd homebuyer to fulfil their ambitions.