Properties near Waitrose enjoy £38,666 added to house price

A survey has shown that having a Waitrose located near your home may be able boost the value of your house price. Waitrose has long been popular for its upmarket goods and services and is popular among the middle class. According...

Midlands Companies Feature in ‘Times’ Listing

The annual Sunday Times HSBC Top Track 100 league table ranks the top 100 British companies with the biggest sales. Regular name include Virgin Atlantic, Dyson and Clarks. A total of 16 Midlands Companies have appeared on the list, the...

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...

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...

Save energy, save money

Energy Saving Tips to reduce the cost of your bills and save money If you want to save on your energy bills, switching suppliers can only take you so far. To really make a difference you need to use less...

Car insurance for young drivers – the key facts

Learn how to keep car insurance costs down for young drivers Car insurance is a legal necessity, but with cover for young drivers often costing more than the car itself, how do you know which level of protection is best...