UK consumers encouraged to seek benefits of financial planning services following a turbulent year
Oct11

UK consumers encouraged to seek benefits of financial planning services following a turbulent year

The annual campaign, organised by the not-for-profit, industry body the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) is seeking to empower individuals to make sound financial plans for the year ahead. To mark the occasion, Acumen Financial Planning, are offering free, one-hour consultations (online, phone call or in person) to UK consumers interested in safeguarding their financial assets. It is estimated that 47% of UK...

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Employers stress the ticking time bomb of financial wellbeing
Sep29

Employers stress the ticking time bomb of financial wellbeing

Employers have warned that financial wellbeing is a critical concern, with two thirds (65%) of HR decision-makers predicting that this will become the next big employee challenge for companies. New research from Scottish Widows, which surveyed more than 500 HR leaders from UK firms, reveals that financial concerns during the pandemic have led to almost half of workers experiencing increased anxiety and stress. Four in ten employers...

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3 Jobs in Film Industry a Student With No Experience Can Score a Job
Jul26

3 Jobs in Film Industry a Student With No Experience Can Score a Job

Working in the film industry is something a lot of art students want, for sure. Yet, the entry-level part of most job applications today is simply not true. People tend to hire those who have experience, even if the opening doesn’t require any.  In an art-related sphere, employers usually hire those whom they have already heard about. And to make yourself a name, you have to spend at least a few years working (or have one...

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Finding Best Stock to Invest? These Free Online Trading Sites are the Best Way to Find One

As a stock trader, it is important to research stocks and funds you wish to trade in to make sure you do not lose money. There are tools available that help you find the best stock to invest in. Here is a list of the best online trading sites that help you find the right stock to make fruitful investments. 1. Moomoo: Moomoo is a free platform that lets investors make smart trading decisions. Whether you are a Technical Investor or a...

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Mind the gender ask gap!
Jul09

Mind the gender ask gap!

The gender pay gap is well recognised across the world, and in the UK recent data has shown that it is improving, albeit slowly. However, a new study has revealed that, in the tech industry, women could actually be perpetuating this salary gap by expecting less than their male counterparts for the same roles. The study, by Haystack, a tech careers marketplace, looked at the minimum expected salary of 1010 of their current users in the...

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Asking for a Pay Rise Post-Pandemic
Jul05

Asking for a Pay Rise Post-Pandemic

New research of 1,312 UK employees, undertaken by leading business energy retailer Love Energy Savings, has revealed a huge shift in the way UK employees feel about asking for a pay rise, from now compared to pre-pandemic. COVID-19 has had an enormous impact on the UK economy and on those who work to power it.It has changed the way we work and rolled the dice for many employees, who now either work for a company that has fallen on...

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Understanding the PEO Agreement Before You Sign It

Signing a PEO agreement without a complete understanding of its implications is like buying a house in an unfamiliar location without first looking it over. It can be a huge mistake with costly consequences. Still, many business owners don’t know what to look for when signing a PEO services agreement. They’re left vulnerable to unfair PEO pricing, low-quality workers, and worker payments that aren’t going...

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A third of millennials not saving for their future
Jun25

A third of millennials not saving for their future

Their research found that 3 in 10 millennials aren’t saving into a pension pot at all, 1 in 4 find pension rules very confusing. The pension provider wanted to learn more about the younger generations, and their attitudes and behaviours towards saving for retirement. More than half (53%) said they wished their employer would explain pensions and their benefits to them. The results also showed that 23% of millennials admitted they...

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4 Ways You Can Improve Your Business’ Credit Card Processing System

An ineffective credit card processing system can do a lot of damage to your business, especially if it’s a small business struggling to survive in this harsh economy.  All businesses are now obliged to keep up with their big competitors and accept various forms of payments but there is more to it than meets the eye. If you’re not careful when choosing a credit card processing system, the recurring costs might be too much to bear....

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The ugly side of video game workplace culture

For the uninitiated and broader audiences, the culture surrounding video games was shrouded in mystery and misconceptions. It was normal, for gamers to believe that their favorite titles, were all being produced in beautiful offices full of joy, gaming rooms, laughter, and creative breaks. Those views were wrongfully attached to the start-up culture – that also deceives so many people – to the joyful and entertaining...

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5 Tips To Boost Financial Health
Jun23

5 Tips To Boost Financial Health

Words by Donna Torres, General Manager of SMB Sales & Operations UK & EMEA,  Xero Most people would agree that things like nutrition and exercise lead to a healthier and happier individual. This same principle applies to the financial health of your business. In order to maintain a successful and thriving business, it’s important to stay healthy when it comes to your finances. Here are five ways...

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All you need to know about the binance referral program
Jun18

All you need to know about the binance referral program

Are you interested in earning passive income while at the comfort of your home? Perhaps you have heard of the Binance Referral Program and researching to know if it is truly worth it. This article takes a critical look at all you need to know about the Binance Referral Program and how it works. Read on to find out more. What is Binance? For crypto enthusiasts, Binance is a popular and trusted name. Binance is one of the world’s...

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How To Get Hired In An Esports Team?

As the esports industry is continuously rising, it has opened tons of job opportunities to various professionals. And, even if you’re not a pro player, there are still vacancies that you can occupy in this field. You just have to start preparing that resume and send it out to companies focused on esports.   Types of Careers In Esports From the stigmatized concept of esports as merely an entertainment and pastime, its...

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3 Reasons to Outsource Your CAD Requirements
Jun09

3 Reasons to Outsource Your CAD Requirements

When it comes to almost any business task, business leaders usually have two options available to them. They can either handle the job in-house or outsource it to a third-party company to complete. Whether to bring work into the organisation or outsource it is a common conundrum, and the answer depends on a few factors. However, with some tasks, there is a clear benefit to outsourcing them. In this blog post, we will reveal three of...

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Are Online Slots Machines Trustworthy?
May27

Are Online Slots Machines Trustworthy?

Thanks to technology, over the last couple of years the casino industry went through an overhaul. Most casinos transformed their traditional casinos into online money-making machines. Nowadays, people can play slots, live poker, blackjack, and more without leaving the comforts of their home. However, the transformation leads to other difficulties that casinos need to address. First of all, people are concerned about the security of...

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