Self Employed Illness Cover

Its true many illnesses that years ago would always have been fatal are now survivable although you may not recover completely. And it’s not just physical illness that can be debilitating. There are no guarantees you can return to being self-employed full time, at...

Income Protection Isn’t Just For Homeowners

The unaffordability of the UK housing market isn’t a new story. But the predicament of tenants is often overlooked. If you rent, you may feel you’re paying through the nose for the privilege. An analysis of ONS data published this month shows rents rising twice as...

Self-Employed Earnings Drop According to Reports

There has been quite a bit of debate about the significance of the growing ranks of self-employed workers since the start of the recession in 2008. New research aims to shed light on this, and what it claims to reveal is surprising. There is a view that the...

Living Standards Lower in 2015 than 2010

No less a body than the Institute of Fiscal Studies has warned living standards will be lower in 2015 than 2010. The IFS also say incomes are likely to be growing by 2015 but won’t have bounced back to 2010 levels. The IFS was delivering its judgement on the...