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UK unemployment falls to record low

The percentage of households with no adults in employment has fallen to a record low of 14.5%, according to data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Almost 3 million households housing … Continue reading “UK unemployment falls to record low”


Investment advisory costs rise 17% in three years

Asset management has become less profitable as investment advisory costs rise while management fees fall, according to a new report from fund research body Fitz Partners. According to the ‘Investment Advisory Fee Benchmarking … Continue reading “Investment advisory costs rise 17% in three years”


Millennials Reject Workplace Pension Opt Out

Millennials have embraced the new automatic enrolment in a workplace pension, according to research by Royal London. A survey found that 71% of Millennials decided not to opt out of the plan. A … Continue reading “Millennials Reject Workplace Pension Opt Out”


How to Make Your Guest WiFi More Secure

When it comes to protecting your business, it’s not an uncommon assumption for owners to just secure their physical premises. In fact, securing a business goes far beyond simply adding a lock to … Continue reading “How to Make Your Guest WiFi More Secure”


Reasons to Update a Printer Driver

If you think your printer is working less effectively than it did when you first purchased it, you may have a printer driver issue.  In fact, there are many issues that could occur … Continue reading “Reasons to Update a Printer Driver”


Gender pay gap reporting comes into force in the UK

Thousands of UK companies are now required to publish their gender pay gap figures, as the country becomes one of the first to introduce mandatory gender pay gap reporting. Under new rules that … Continue reading “Gender pay gap reporting comes into force in the UK”


UK inflation reaches highest rate for more than three years

The fall in the value of the pound is increasing the cost of food and fuel, pushing inflation to the highest rate since September 2013. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported on … Continue reading “UK inflation reaches highest rate for more than three years”


Asda offers higher pay rate for flexible contract

Asda is offering its staff a new flexible contract paying £1 per hour over the Government’s National Living Wage increase which takes effect next month. The UK’s third-biggest supermarket chain said on Monday … Continue reading “Asda offers higher pay rate for flexible contract”


UK Chancellor raises NI rate for self-employed

  A rise in Class 4 national insurance contributions (NICs) paid by self-employed people was amongst the measures announced by Chancellor Philip Hammond in the Budget on Wednesday. Hammond said that the rate … Continue reading “UK Chancellor raises NI rate for self-employed”


UK faces worst income squeeze for 60 years

With the UK continuing to make slow progress in recovering from the financial crisis, household incomes will not grow at all for the next two years, according to a report published on Thursday. … Continue reading “UK faces worst income squeeze for 60 years”


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