Saturday, March 25, 2017

CSE Awareness Day

People in Wolverhampton are being urged to make a personal pledge and help tackle child sexual exploitation (CSE). Councils across the West Midlands, including the City of Wolverhampton Council, are teaming up with West Midlands Police to support national CSE...

Are the UK’s Asian Immigrants Being Exploited?

Evidence Looks at Overseas Money Transfers Statistics released by the World Bank suggest that over £23 billion is sent out of the UK as remittances each year through both formal and informal channels, and an increase in immigrants from financially...

Sharia-compliant savings

When might a Sharia compliant account be for you? Sharia-compliant accounts provide the same day-to-day banking services as mainstream current accounts. However, they don’t give you a return on your money or offer overdraft facilities as the principle of paying...

What happens if you don’t leave a will

Why you shouldn’t die without a will If you don’t have a will when you die, your money, property and possessions will be shared out according to the law instead of your wishes. This can mean they pass to someone...

Long-term-care services at a glance

Finding the long-term care that’s right for you As we get older, health issues and reduced mobility can often make daily life more challenging. No matter how independent you want to be, the time may come when you need to...

How to reclaim unfair bank charges such as overdraft charges

What to do if you think you have been overcharged unfairly by your bank If you have incurred excessive overdraft charges or other bank fees, there’s a chance you could get a refund or come to an arrangement with your...

Find out what you’re entitled to for support with further study

Student loans are avaliable to help with both tutition fees and costs of living So, you want to go to university or college to study further, but aren’t sure of what the costs might be, and how you can afford...

Get a cash ISA to boost your savings

Cash ISAs are savings accounts that pay tax-free interest Cash ISAs are savings accounts that pay tax-free interest. There’s an upper limit that you can save into a Cash ISA each year and there are special Junior ISAs for younger...

Smarter shopping – tips and tricks to save money

Make sure you don't pay over the odds for your shopping by comparing prices Make sure you don't pay over the odds for your shopping - by comparing prices and buying online, you could save hundreds of pounds a year...

Tax credits and other help with childcare costs

You could get extra tax credits to help with the cost of childcare Thinking about going back to work after having a baby? You could get extra tax credits to help with the cost of childcare. There’s also help available...