Less than half of local charities are confident they will be able to survive beyond the next five years if cuts to local authorities and competition for grants

FINANCIAL products and services should be “age-proofed” to help people better plan their finances in retirement, accordi

The Chancellor has presented his Budget to Parliament – here's a summary of what was announced.


1. There are over 32 million people in work – near a record high

The rise in employment over the past year has been driven by full time workers. Unemployment is also at its lowest rate since 1975.

The money purchase annual allowance was announced in March 2017 but delayed by the general election. Now the legislation changes are going ahead, backdated to April 2017, and there could be implications for your employees. Bernadette Lewis, financial planning manager at Scottish Widows, explains