The nature of TV programming this Christmas could influence the decisions made by holidaymakers when it comes to booking trips away during 2014. That is the view of ABTA – The Travel Association – which is predicting that top films and series that are filmed in a variety of locations will act as inspiration in […]
Travelling at Christmas is becoming increasingly common – whether it’s going to visit the family or jetting off on the holiday of a lifetime. Regardless of where you’re heading this winter season, there’s a few essentials that everyone should bring to guarantee that all goes to plan. Passports and paperwork If you’re travelling abroad or […]
Economists were rejoicing this past week at the news that UK wage growth grew at its fastest rate for six years in November, according to a leading national survey. A survey which was carried out by both KPMG and the Recruitment and Employment Federation (REF) found that starting salaries in November 2013 stood at their […]
Average incomes fell significantly last year as the effects of the global recession finally began to be felt, research by a leading think tank has found.
The government has announced plans for a shake-up of the banking sector, in response to the global recession, in its banking reforms White Paper.
The rate of inflation in the UK fell to its lowest for more than two years last month, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed.
The Bank of England is unlikely to raise the current base rate until at least 2016 or 2017, money markets have predicted.
UK consumers will be hundreds of pounds better off this year as a result of falling inflation and changes to the personal tax system, research has revealed.
The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations could hamper the economy’s recovery due to a reduction in economic output, the Bank of England has warned. As part of the celebrations, British workers have been given an extra bank holiday, which could lead to a drop in economic activity. The Bank of England has said that the four-day […]
Shoppers attempting to claim money back from their credit card company, after receiving faulty goods, are increasingly being denied a refund by their card provider. The Financial Ombudsman Service, the independent watchdog for the finance industry, has said it handles as many as 100 complaints per week from customers who’ve been effectively ignored by their […]