Latest: Blue Monday

Blue Monday is the name given to the third Monday of January every year. It is claimed to

be the most depressing day of the year.

Published on 17 Jan 2022

Dry January 2022

As the New Year arrives, many of us start to think about New Year’s resolutions, the most popular resolutions are usually concerning health and diet, to do more exercise or lose weight. Financial orientated ones are also popular, with many of us wanting to send less or save more money.

Published on 23 Dec 2021

Bank of England base rate increase

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee met on 16th December 2021 and agreed to increase the interest rate for the first time since 2018.

Published on 16 Dec 2021

Tips for winter driving
Driving on the roads can be tricky at the best of times, but the winter months can add to this with shorter daylight hours, poor driving conditions, busy roads, distracted drivers, and even a few pedestrians you need to watch out for.

Published on 26 Nov 2021

Trees V’s Houses

With the announcement of the Government’s England Trees Action Plan, we examine the pros and cons of trees when it comes to people and property.

Published on 25 Nov 2021

Grief Awareness Week

Grief Awareness Week is run by the Good Grief Trust Organisation.  The aim of the week is to raise awareness of the impact of grief and to break the taboo around talking about grief. 

Published on 25 Nov 2021

International Stress Awareness Week

International Stress Awareness Week was created in 2018 to raise awareness about stress prevention.  This year marks 23 years since the establishment of Stress Awareness Day, which is held on the first Wednesday in November each year and has been since 1998.

Published on 01 Nov 2021

International Men’s Day

19th November. This year, International Men’s Day themes for the Day are: Making a positive difference to the wellbeing and lives of men and boys and promoting a positive conversation about men, manhood and masculinity.  Wellbeing and health are topics that are often over-looked by men.

Published on 01 Nov 2021

Talk Money Week

Talk Money Week 2021 takes place on 8-12 November.

Everyone has money worries and for many, the challenges of the pandemic have increased these.  Money and debt are often seen as a taboo subject but during Talk Money week you can break the stigma.

Published on 01 Nov 2021

Common mistakes that can invalidate home insurance

Home insurance is there to give people peace of mind so they know they’re protected should the worst occur. Accidents happen, pipes burst, and fires break out - most of the time insurers have got it covered.

Published on 01 Nov 2021

3 Creative Autumn DIY Ideas
Summer may be over, but the beautiful seasonal colours and cosy autumn atmosphere make it a great time of year for family walks and warm evenings enjoying the cosiness of your own home.

Published on 28 Oct 2021

Saving small – is it worth saving a modest amount in an ISA?

ISAs are a tax-efficient way to save. During the current 2020/21 tax year, individuals can invest up to £20,000 into an ISA, which is normally free of all tax (the value of tax benefits depends on your individual circumstances and tax rates or legislation which could change in the future).

Published on 28 Oct 2021

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