Articles written by Jemma Porter

What is discrimination in the workplace

What is workplace discrimination

Workplace discrimination is something that everybody has heard of, yet it can be confusing knowing what does and doesn’t count as discrimination. There are laws in place to prevent employers treating their employees poorly or differently because of their race, age, gender, sexual preference or disability. In order to determine your rights, you need to

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Living on one income

Living on one income

When you’re used to living off two salaries, the thought of living on one income can be extremely daunting. However, it is something that many couples face. It could be that you or your partner is pregnant and they need to take time off to have the baby. There are many reasons why one partner may

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what is emergency tax

What is emergency tax

If your wages are looking a little light this month, but you’re not sure why, it’s worth taking a closer look at your pay slip. It’s possible that your employer has put you on an emergency tax code because it doesn’t know which one you should really be on, meaning that you might have paid

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Choosing the right loan for you

Choosing the right loan for you

If you are planning a major purchase, such as home improvements, a new car, or even want to consolidate existing debt, you might want a loan and choosing the right loan for you can be difficult. A personal loan gives you a set amount of money, usually from £1,000 to £25,000, which must be repaid

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Can I get an energy grant

Can I get an energy grant

The cost of energy bills has risen dramatically over the past decade. If you’re struggling to pay your bills, you may be entitled to an energy grant. There have been many schemes introduced over the past few years designed to help those in need. Did you know you could be wasting hundreds of pounds if

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Managing challenging behaviour in the holidays

Managing challenging behaviour in the holidays

If you’re dreading the holidays because of your child’s bad behaviour, you wouldn’t be alone. It can be difficult managing challenging behaviour in the holidays, up to six weeks can seem like a lifetime! The good news is there are ways you can manage your child’s mood swings, it’s just a matter of planning ahead.

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