Breast cancer death rate in UK plummets

New research shows that the death rate from breast cancer has fallen considerably in the United Kingdom over the last 20 years. The results The decline in the death...  

Employers need to provide more financial education

In a recent piece of research by Wealth at Work it was found that 68 per cent of employers provide some kind of financial education for retirement planning, most...  

Lloyds Bank Payment Protection Exit Long Overdue

Lloyds Banking Group has announced that it is to cease the sale of payment protection insurance (PPI) to new customers. This short-term form of financial protection had previously been...  

Income protection benefits unrealised by consumers

The UK-based insurer, Scottish Provident, claims that the merits of income protection as a means of protecting one’s earnings against the risk of accident and sickness need better promotion...  

21 percent of workers have no financial protection

Research finds that millions of workers have no financial protection should they have to go off work due to sickness or injury. Lack of protection The new research, which...  

Unemployment falls but significant job risk remains

The latest release of employment data (mainly taken from the Labour Force Survey (LFS)) shows an improvement in the labour market but significant risks to employment still remain with...  

Civil service redundancy pay could be changed

It is well-known that government ministers are currently considering all possible methods of reducing government expenditure. A new story to hit the headlines stating ministers are to meet civil...  

Budget plans could cost 1.3 million jobs

Reductions in government spending set out in the new emergency budget could result in 1.3 million job losses by 2015 according to a leading British newspaper. Are you protected...