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No Jab No Job

Will it be “No Jab, No Job”?

At the end of August the CEO of Australian airline Qantas said that the pandemic had cost “billions” in lost revenue. No shock there – but on the same day another airline did come out with a surprising announcement.  America’s third-largest airline, Delta, said that it would impose a $200 (£145) monthly surcharge on employees …

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UK adults seeking financial advice

More than half of UK adults now seek financial advice

As we look back on the months passed since the UK first went into lockdown one thing is abundantly clear – financially, the last couple of years have been good for some people. We’re not talking about the billionaires who have seen their shares rocket during lockdown but rather the many, many people who have …

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Is Cash too Safe

Is cash too safe?

One of the great themes of the past 16 months has been accidental savings: the amount people in the UK have “saved” by the simple expedient of not being able to go out and spend.  “Thrifty Brits stash the cash in lockdown” has been a typical headline, quickly followed by an estimate of how much …

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First Time Buyers

Will it ever get better for first time buyers?

Over the past year we’ve seen tens of thousands of people lose their jobs. We’ve seen businesses up and down the country cease trading and we’ve seen enough uncertainty to last most of us a lifetime. At the moment the forecasts are that the UK economy will be back to pre-Covid levels by the second …

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Adults Seeking Financial Advice

More than half of UK adults now seek financial advice

As we look back on the 12 months since the UK first went into lockdown one thing is abundantly clear – financially, the last year has been good for some people. We’re not talking about the billionaires who have seen their shares rocket during lockdown but rather the many, many people who have saved money …

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