The most well-known example of financial misselling is payment protection insurance or PPI. This scandal broke in 2011 and since then, £38.3 billion has been paid in compensation to consumers who were missold PPI on lending products such as mortgages and credit cards. But what exactly is “misselling”, and how does it apply to financial products beyond PPI? Furthermore, … [Read more...] about Financial Misselling: What Is It and Can You Claim?
According to the disability charity Scope, there are around 14.1 million disabled people in the UK, of whom around 4.1 million are in work. Disabled people, therefore, are more than twice as likely to be unemployed as the rest of the population. Living with a disability can throw a few challenges which make it more difficult to find and keep work. Moreover, disabled people … [Read more...] about How do I apply for Disability Grants?
When you think of saving the environment, it’s easy to get overwhelmed when you start thinking about the whole world. However, you can start playing your part from the comfort of your own home. There’s plenty of small actions you can take which will make a big difference. Not only can they reduce your carbon emissions, but also your day-to-day spending. So where do you … [Read more...] about Small Ways You Can Cut Down Your Costs and Carbon Emissions
Everyone needs a good holiday from time-to-time, but these can also be incredibly expensive and difficult to save for. There are many key costs to cover when planning a holiday, including flights, accommodation, travel, food, activities and insurance, so what are a few savings tips which will help to make this slightly easier? Book in Advance One of the best things that … [Read more...] about Top Tips for Holiday Saving
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