Archive for the ‘Britain’ Category

With low interest rates meaning that most savings accounts are failing to keep much ahead of inflation is it still worth putting money into a savings account? There are various reasons why the Bank of England has kept the base rate of interest down. Partly it has been an attempt to allow the lending that […]


With over one third of UK adults having made no provision for their retirement, here we examine the importance of making pension provision, from how little the state provides, to examples of the contributions you might have to make, to an outline of the various options open to you.



Learning a trade With the BBC predicting that “unemployment will rise by between 250,000 and 300,000 in the next 18 months to two years” the hunt for sustainable jobs is more relevant than ever. Many large companies are feeling the pressure of the credit crunch (try a bowl of credit crunch, fills you up until […]


Sandwich Boards Banned Westminster City Council plans to put an end to advertising via sandwich Boards in an effort to “improve the ambiance” of it’s busiest shopping areas. Fines of up to £2,500 will be leveled at those who employ people to hold the signs. Mobile advertisers have been a typical sight in areas such […]