10% of over 65s still working

Gillian Cooper
16/07/2014
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A fast-growing minority of Brits are working past the age of 65, new figures from the Office for National Statistics show.
A total of 1.1 million people are putting retirement on hold - and that figure is set almost to double in the next six years.

Businesses extol virtues of flexible working hours

Gillian Cooper
07/07/2014
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A law helping workers better balance their jobs with other commitments has been praised by business leaders.
It comes just days after flexible working rights were extended by law to all UK employees.

Claims stats ‘reinforce importance of protection’

Gillian Cooper
03/07/2014
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New figures showing a steady rise in the percentage of claims paid dispels a common myth about insurance, an expert has argued.
Dougy Grant, protection director at Aegon UK, said statistics released by the Association of British Insurers this month “shatter the illusion that insurance companies don’t pay claims”.

Tips and Tricks for a British Summer

Gillian Cooper
23/06/2014
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With up to 6% cashback on your summer essentials now is the perfect time to apply for the Usdaw Prepaid Plus MasterCard® card…
…and dedicate a weekend to the great outdoors!