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  • Tax Credits for people in work

    Tax Credits for people in work

    Many people who work and are on a low income don’t realise that they still may be eligible to claim tax credits. Whether you are employed or self-employed you could still be eligible. The benefits depend on factors such as your circumstances, earnings and other monies coming into the household along with how many hours

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    Employment and Support Allowance

    Employment and Support Allowance

    Replacing Incapacity Benefit, Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) is aimed at people who can’t work due to sickness or disability and who don’t receive statutory sick pay. As well as offering financial support for those unable to work, the benefit also helps people who want and are able to work. Work Capability Assessment In order

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    Investing In Shares

    Investing In Shares

    There was a time when investing in shares was seen as the realm of the yuppie. However, times change and these days investing in shares is much more popular. One reason for this is accessibility – the Internet has made buying and sharing shares a much less daunting prospect, now anyone with some spare cash

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    Considerations when buying a property

    Considerations when buying a property

    Your property is probably the most expensive thing you will ever buy. Getting it right is essential, so it pays to take your time and consider your purchase from every angle. Here are some tips for what to look out for when you are buying a new home – some obvious, some less so. It’s

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    Home equity release explained

    Home equity release explained

    The term equity release refers to financial products that let people, usually over a certain age, free up some of the cash invested in their property. If you need to top up your pension or would rather use the money tied up in your home for other things, releasing some of the equity can be

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    Speeding Fines - Know your Rights

    Speeding Fines – Know your Rights

    If you’ve been caught speeding by the police, or a speed camera, you may well be kicking yourself. But your energy would probably be better spent reading up in your rights. Speeding The issue of speeding is usually cut and dry – either you were going too fast or you weren’t. If you’ve been caught

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