Maternity leave is a concept that will be familiar to UK bosses, despite the changing nature of the workplace and the constant challenging of gender stereotypes in the modern age. It also remains incredibly popular and widely used in the UK, with the decision to create gender neutral, shared parenting leave having only resulted in 2% of new parents splitting their new-found … [Read more...] about How to Prepare Financially for Maternity Leave
The UK housing market fared surprisingly well in 2020, despite a global pandemic and the onset of a recession. House sales and prices soared after the first lockdown ended in May and the market remained buoyant for the rest of the year. However, many of the biggest housebuilders closed their construction sites for months to keep employees safe, causing delays in … [Read more...] about Property Developers: Top Tips for Surviving the Recession
Are you considering making the move to electric? If so, you’re not alone. For a while, the diesel and petrol ban was set at 2035, but since this was recently brought forward by five years, time’s ticking for motorists to decide when they want to swap out their petrol for an electric vehicle (EV). The update to the details around the ban came ahead of the UN’s climate poll … [Read more...] about Should we Switch to Electric Vehicles Now?
Living in the UK isn’t as budget friendly as one might think it is. Half the time people tend to spend more than what they earn, and in reality this isn’t a good habit to uphold. Because with no savings to hop back to when you’re out of a job, or when in dire need of money is basically like putting up a sign saying I’m broke. But, it’s not like this is a place where saving … [Read more...] about Saving More While Living In The UK
So, you’re ready to buy a property. But do you choose an older one or a new build? Making the decision between the two can be tricky. On the one hand, older properties are steeped in history, while on the other, new builds are freshly made and ready to become your own. If you’re torn, here are some pros and cons to help you decide. Old properties: the … [Read more...] about New vs Older Property: Which to Buy?