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What does wealth look like to you

What does wealth look like to you Whether it’s stopping smoking, losing weight, eating more healthily or getting fitter, most…

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Blog, Business, In The Press, Pension
Posted on: 7th January 2020

Retirees now have a whole host of new options

Retirees now have a whole host of new options The pension freedoms, introduced on 6 April 2015, have given retirees…

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Blog, Business, HMRC, In The Press, Pension
Posted on: 7th January 2020

Parents praise head teacher who has cancelled all school holidays

Parents praise head teacher who has cancelled all school holidays An independent school in Shrewsbury has taken the ground-breaking step to cancel all school holidays – a move that has…

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Academies, Academies Blog
Posted on: 16th December 2019

Primary school with budget deficit flies trustees to Ibiza for board meeting

Primary school with budget deficit flies trustees to Ibiza for board meeting An enquiry by the Education and Skills Funding Agency into a funding deficit at a free school in…

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Academies, Academies Blog
Posted on: 16th December 2019

Unions’ call for teacher pay rise to help recruitment and retention crisis

Unions' call for teacher pay rise to help recruitment and retention crisis Four education unions are jointly letter calling for a “significant, above-inflation pay increase” for teachers. The NEU, NAHT,…

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Academies, Academies Blog, Blog, News
Posted on: 16th December 2019

Lack of sponsors causing bottleneck in academy transfers

  Lack of sponsors causing bottleneck in academy transfers Nearly two thirds of schools seeking academy transfers after being judge ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted, are stuck in a bottleneck due to a lack of sponsors. According…

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Academies, Academies Blog, Latest News
Posted on: 16th December 2019

Academy schools warned they will lose funds following collapse of trust

Academy schools warned they will lose funds following collapse of trust Schools who moved their reserves into a centralised MAT fund have been told they…

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Academies, Academies Blog, News
Posted on: 16th December 2019

Growing uncertainty over the future cost of care the main concern

Growing uncertainty over the future cost of care the main concern Increasingly, we read and hear about how the Bank of Mum and Dad is…

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Blog, In The Press, Pension, Property, Tax
Posted on: 12th December 2019

Nine out of ten employees continue to work even while being ill

Nine out of ten employees continue to work even while being ill Feeling ill? Well, staying at home would seem…

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Blog, In The Press, Pension, Tax
Posted on: 12th December 2019

Lending soars at Bank of Mum and Dad

Lending soars at Bank of Mum and Dad The Bank of Mum and Dad has been branded as socially divisive and a symptom of Britain’s broken housing market as new figures reveal it is now…

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Posted on: 12th December 2019

Working into old age

Working into old age Britain is growing old, and not just proverbially. As the population is set to increase, the proportion of the population aged…

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Posted on: 12th December 2019

Mind the income gap

Mind the income gap When most people envision their retirement, positive images start forming. We may picture spending our days lounging on the beach, travelling, practising our favourite hobbies, or having free time to spend…

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Blog, HMRC, In The Press, Latest News, Pension, SME
Posted on: 12th December 2019

Financial fraud nets millions for organised crime scammers

Financial fraud nets millions for organised crime scammers Fraudulent get-rich-quick schemes are netting millions for organised crime. But investment scams…

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Posted on: 12th December 2019

Women say they will have £100,000 less in retirement than men

Women say they will have £100,000 less in retirement than men For women, the salary gap they face during their careers eventually turns into a…

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Posted on: 12th December 2019

Nearly half a million quit their careers in the last two years alone

Nearly half a million quit their careers in the last two years alone The decision to look after an elderly, ill or seriously disabled relative has been made by 2.6…

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Blog, Business, Healthcare, In The Press, News, Pension, Tax
Posted on: 12th December 2019