40% of new parents can’t afford to take their full parental leave entitlement

According to a survey of 2,000 new parents conducted by money.co.uk, some 40% of new mums and dads in the UK are forced to cut short their leave because they can't afford the time off. The report showed that despite receiving the reduced pay they...

Brits have £4bn in unused foreign currency sitting in their homes

Sadly, it's not £4bn in each of our homes - I've already checked my sock drawer. But according to new research conducted by Bidwedge, Brits are holding onto foreign currency they would usually spend during their summer holiday getaways. The company said that with new...

As pension age rises to 66, millions of Brits say they will never be able to retire

On Tuesday, the State Pension age rose once again to 66, and with that came the stark reminder that the population of the UK - and the world - is ageing, and we are struggling to support those who have spent their entire lives...

Institute of Directors says 74% of firms plan to continue working from home

In a survey of more than 950 company directors conducted during September, the Institute of Directors reported that almost three quarters of respondents were in favour of maintaining the increase in working from home practices. In addition, more than four in ten said that working...