Furlough: How over 50s can avoid ‘post-pandemic job scrapheap’ – act now | Personal Finance | Finance

Furlough has provided important support to people who may have otherwise lost their jobs, and the scheme has been extended by Chancellor Rishi Sunak. However, as COVID-19 restrictions begin to lift and the UK adjusts to a new normal, workforce patterns and expectations are changing which could leave some out of work. A section of society which More...

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By admin On Saturday, April 17th, 2021
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What happens to my state pension when I die? Does my partner get mine? | Personal Finance | Finance

The death of a spouse or civil partner is one of the most stressful events anyone can go through in their lifetime and can be a serious financial blow, especially to those in their later years. The Government’s More...

By admin On Friday, April 16th, 2021
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Barclays urges Britons to ‘stay vigilant’ amid worrying text message scam attempt | Personal Finance | Finance

In another piece of evidence, the message asked the recipient to tap a link to confirm payment to a named person. Despite different wording, all of the phoney messages contained links requesting the recipient’s More...

By admin On Thursday, April 15th, 2021
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Interest rates: Leeds Building Society announces ‘notable’ increase to ISA rate | Personal Finance | Finance

With the Bank Rate being held at the record low of 0.1 percent, accessing the best interest rates on the market is more important than ever for many savers right now. There are still options out there which More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
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Martin Lewis urges saver to contrast interest rates as they query whether to cut mortgage | Personal Finance | Finance

With the new tax year now underway, there was a plethora of financial matters to discuss today. During his appearance on Nihal Arthanayake’s show on BBC Radio 5 Live, Martin Lewis was on hand to answer More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
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When is the 4th SEISS payment due? HMRC gives major update on SEISS payments | Personal Finance | Finance

This means, for example, if you get the OK to start your claim from HMRC on April 16, and say HMRC takes 14 days to approve and responds to you on April 30, the money will likely be in your account by the end More...

By admin On Monday, April 12th, 2021
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Census scam text: Britons urged to watch out for penalty fine messages after 2021 census | Personal Finance | Finance

For other people who have not yet filled in their census questionnaire, a census field officer may also knock on the door of a person’s home, to provide help and encouragement. Every household is required More...

By admin On Monday, April 12th, 2021
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Nationwide: 2% interest rate savings account offered to Britons – check eligibility | Personal Finance | Finance

Nationwide is a familiar name on Britain’s high streets, and the provider has said it is the most popular building society across the globe. However, with interest rates at a shocking low recently, it is no More...

By admin On Sunday, April 11th, 2021
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Tax relief: Couples may be able to save hundreds via Marriage Allowance claim | Personal Finance | Finance

“Your partner’s tax bill will be reduced depending on the Personal Allowance rate for the years you’re backdating,” GOV.UK explains. It’s a matter which Kay Ingram, Director of Public Policy More...

By admin On Saturday, April 10th, 2021
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Premium Bonds: Money expert explains when the NS&I savings product can be ‘useful’ | Personal Finance | Finance

Making savings work harder is understandably a priority for many, and with interest rates low, many will understandably want to explore different savings options. From regular savers to fixed rate accounts, More...