Prepaid Payroll Cards – Could They be a Solution for you?
For businesses in certain sectors, the workforces concerned could benefit from having their wages paid onto a prepaid payroll card. For example, the potential of these cards to assist those in the construction or healthcare industries is huge, as funds can be transferred onto the cards with relative ease. Not only does this cut costs […]
Understanding the Dangers of Credit Card Data Leaks
After a set of high profile credit card data leaks, concerns were raised that further releases could reveal an even greater amount of information. So far, Anonymous Ukraine – an anti-American hacktivist group – is reportedly responsible for the leaking of more than seven million sets of credit card details. The first data release saw […]
The Future of Downloads – What Could VAT changes do?
Downloads for under a pound have been commonplace for a long time, especially on Apple’s iTunes store, one of the main players in the download market. But as the government announced changes to the VAT system in the 2014 Budget, several reports have suggested that downloads could increase in price. However, it would seem that […]
Interrailing – Discovering Europe a Different Way
While backpacking may be an increasingly popular way of seeing the world, travelling around by train is another option that is gaining in popularity. Interrailing means someone can have an entire continent at their finger tips, allowing them to explore the many different cities, cultures and lands that they may come across. Europe remains the […]
UK Inflation Falls to Four Year Low
Inflation in the UK fell to 1.7% in February according to the Consumer Prices Index, easing pressure on living standards and dropping below the Bank of England’s target. It marks the second consecutive month that a drop has occurred, with the figure at 1.9% in January, and a fall in petrol prices has been identified […]
Looking for Present Ideas: What About a Prepaid Gift Card
Easter is quickly approaching, a time of year when many people consider gifts for friends and relatives – but what are the alternatives to a traditional chocolate Easter egg? Coming up with present ideas for any event is no easy task, which is why turning to a prepaid gift card could be a great idea. […]
Revamped ISA System to Help UK Savers
Chancellor George Osborne announced several major changes to the ISA system in his Budget speech for 2014, paving the way for millions of British savers to benefit. The New Individual Savings Accounts (NISAs) will allow more people to save without the need to pay tax – as up to £15,000 can now be placed into […]
A European Culture Capital – why Visit Latvia?
In terms of overall economic contribution, the travel and tourism sector in Latvia is set to grow significantly in 2014. So, why could this year be the perfect time to visit the Baltic state? The World Travel and Tourism Council regularly analyses the impact of the sector on the global economy and a 4.3% rise […]
Money Management Tips That Could Help You Save
As Chancellor George Osborne prepares to announce his budget for the coming year, the chances are that at least a little part of it will focus on the concept of saving. From reducing the amount of energy we use to spending less on food and drink, there are a number of ways that can cut […]
Prepaid Payments Rising to the top in the UAE
Both people living and visiting the United Arab Emirates are turning to prepaid cards and prepaid payments as a more viable solution, according to data emerging from the region. The number of people using a prepaid card more than quadrupled towards the end of 2012, and it is believed that there has been a steady […]