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How To Spring Clean Your Finances

Spring is the perfect time to freshen up your business' finances. Here’s how to make a little go a long way, and put your...

Benefit caps to affect millions of households

Parents on welfare must make a "financial decision" about whether to have more children as the Government continues to look at introducing benefit caps on how much money they receive. This warning from George Osborne co...

What is Universal Credit? How will it affect my benefits?

If you receive benefits, you need to know about Universal Credit. Find out what it is, how to calculate Universal Credit and whether it...

Benefits for 16 year olds – can you still get it...

Once they reach sweet 16, the choices our children make could affect the benefits that we receive. Find out what benefits for 16 year...

Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit – the basics!

Tax credits provide families with important extra income.  It is easy to check what you are entitled to and put in a claim.  Just...

How much child tax credit am I entitled to?

Child tax credit can be worth thousands a year, depending on your household income and how many eligible children live in your household. Read on...

Can I claim working tax credit?

Tax credits can be a great help financially, especially if you have lots of mouths to feed at home. However, many people miss out...

What to consider before returning to work

Returning to work after taking time off to raise a family is never easy – but don’t let it frighten you! Here’s a simple...

HMRC ‘keeping taxpayers waiting’

As many of us can surely testify, getting to the bottom of a tax query can be a time-consuming exercise at the best of times. Unfortunately, it would appear that the process now takes even longer than it did a couple of years ag...

IFS warns over tax and benefit changes

With the new tax year now underway, an influential think tank has warned that us families will lose out as a result of sweeping financial changes. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) said families containing youngsters could l...