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Health benefits are key to staff motivation

April 23 2014 | Category: Small Business Finance

Half of full time employees think health benefits packages improve their job satisfaction, according to research by Investors in People. The poll found that happy employees were seven per cent less likely to take an unnecessary...

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1 in 5 adults have no savings

1 in 5 adults have no savings

April 23 2014 | Category: Figures and Facts

Nine million people, or one in five UK adults, had no savings in 2013, a YouGov survey for Scottish Widows has revealed. The survey of 5,000 people found that 67 per cent of UK adults had savings last year, the lowest level sin...

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It’s time to take control of your pension

April 02 2014 | Category: Money advice

Although there is no bad time to review your retirement arrangements, with all the changes taking place in the sector, now is a particularly appropriate moment to ensure you are making the most of your pension. Lost and found ...

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What is auto enrolment?

March 25 2014 | Category: Small Business Finance

One of the largest-ever shake-ups in the history of UK pensions, automatic enrolment (auto-enrolment) was introduced in 2012 to provide wider access to pension savings. A changing demographic backdrop means that people in the UK a...

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Budget 2014: What do the pension changes mean?

March 21 2014 | Category: Latest Trends

The announcements made in this week’s budget set out some of the biggest changes to UK pensions for a generation. Up until now, it has only been possible to draw an income from a pension by the way of a fixed income for life ...

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Changes to the ISA savings rules

March 19 2014 | Category: Money advice

In today’s Budget, Chancellor George Osborne unveiled a number of changes in the ISA system to help encourage savings. Last year it was announced that from the new tax year commencing 6 April, the annual ISA limit was increas...

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