Money Wellness


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24 Oct 2023

Workers on real living wage to get 10% pay rise from today

Over 460,000 UK workers are due a pay rise today (Tuesday 24 October) as the real living wage increases.

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23 Oct 2023

100 days to go until self-assessment deadline – we answer your FAQs

HMRC is advising people to file their self-assessment tax returns as early as possible to ensure they have enough time to pay. Here's all you need to know

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18 Oct 2023

Call for more support to help people back to work

People who are out of work need more effective support to help them re-join the jobs market, it has been claimed.

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02 Oct 2023

Major wage boost on the cards for 2024

Jeremey Hunt has announced that the national living wage will increase to more than £11.00 per hour from next April. Find out what it means for you.

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02 Oct 2023

Self-assessment registration deadline looming – we answer your FAQs

The registration deadline for first-time tax return filers is Thursday 5 October. Find answers to the most commonly asked questions.

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13 Sep 2023

Low-paid workers trapped by underpayment

Workers being paid less than the minimum or living wage struggle to break free from exploitative employers

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13 Sep 2023

Scheme launches to help 25,000 long-term sick into work

The government's Universal Support scheme launches today with the aim of helping 25,000 lock-term sick into work within a year.

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15 Aug 2023

Wage growth hits new record high

According to new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), Brits wages grew much more than was expected in the three months to June. In April to June, annual growth in regular pay – excluding bonuses – was 7.8%. This is the highest regular annual growth rate since records ...

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13 Jul 2023

Public sector workers offered pay rises of around 6%

The government has announced it is to offer pay rises of about 6% to public sector workers but that the money will come out of existing department budgets.

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15 Jun 2023

Money Wellness warns salary advance schemes are masking a debt crisis

Does your employer offer a salary advance scheme? It's a great benefit to cover a surprise expense but could be masking mounting debt if you're regularly dipping in