Personal Finance News

8 Apr

Oxbury Bank Launches UK’s First Ever Carbon-Mitigation Savings Account

Oxbury Bank, the first 100% dedicated agriculture bank for over 100 years, has announced the launch of a ground-breaking new carbon-mitigation and biodiversity-promoting savings account. Oxbury Forest Saver enables consumers to save securely and direct their savings interest to fund dedicated woodland creation projects on farms across Britain, while also helping to maintain a thriving farming […]

7 Apr

SME customers are key to UK recovery but need state of the art banking support

The gradual easing of lockdown commences on 12th April and is a much-anticipated restart date for many businesses, whether a sole trader or a larger operation employing many workers. History shows that for the UK to be able to fight back after a serious economic downturn like the one we’re facing right now; businesses will […]

6 Apr

GoCompare launches MOT for £10 offer

GoCompare customers who purchase car insurance between April and 15th June 2021 will be eligible to receive a voucher which will allow them to book a MOT test for just a tenner. The voucher can then be used with one of the garages throughout the UK who are participating in the ‘Who Can Fix My […]

30 Mar

People still confused by government financial support for small businesses

Over the last few months, the Chancellor announced a range of support packages to help small businesses struggling in the crisis. However, research revealed that nearly three quarters (73%) of people find the support from government ‘confusing’ and 85% say that the financial packages are still not enough. On one Business Support Group for the […]

29 Mar

Don’t underestimate the importance of company culture for businesses in the post covid era

Companies today need high-quality administration and a strong sense of culture to keep up with the developments and changes taking place in the business world due to the interruption of Covid-19. Company culture is at the forefront of a happy business, but what does it mean? What is company culture? Simply put, company culture is […]

25 Mar

Older homeowners build on property wealth to clear debt

Over-55s used housing equity to clear more than £612 million of unsecured debt in 2020, new data* analysis from Key shows.  Credit cards (av. £8,500), overdrafts (av. £2,000) and loan balances (£11,700) were most commonly repaid as people looked to manage their retirement income by reducing outgoings. Around a fifth (18%) of the £3.4 billion property wealth […]

25 Mar

Homeowners living near tourist hotspots should prepare for money-making parking bonanza

UK homeowners living near tourist hotspots should prepare for a money-making parking bonanza according to new research as foreign holiday travel plans are severely restricted, including proposed £5,000 fines for those flouting the new curbs. The research conducted by online parking portal found overwhelming evidence that many Brits would still prefer a staycation rather than holidaying abroad, even if they had the option to jet away. It means British homeowners with an empty driveway, such […]

25 Mar

Now is the time to support SMEs

With the roadmap to recovery, the vaccine rollout and the economy slowly re-opening, there is a newfound sense of optimism in the UK after what has been a torrid 12 months. It is thought that SMEs will be critical to the economic recovery over the coming months and years, so what is the best way […]

24 Mar

Understanding the most important insurance options for your car

As a motorist, it is important that you appreciate the potential hazards and costs you can face when owning a car  and how to protect against them. Insurance the obvious and best way to protect your vehicle although there are various types of insurance available that every motorist should familiarise themselves with. The right product […]