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Our top tips for managing stress

A staggering 49% of sick days and two fifths of work-related ill health in 2016/17 were caused by work-related stress, depression or anxiety according to a survey by the Health and Safety Executive. This amounts to 12.5 million lost work

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7 financial bad habits to give up right now

Financial Bad Habits

Biting our nails, Netflix binges, staying up too late… we all have bad habits that we’d like to give up.  Many aren’t that damaging, but when it comes to your money repeated poor decisions can quickly spiral out of control

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What to do if you’re in arrears

The majority of people (almost half) who contact us for help are worried about money, with many people struggling with debt, poor housing and low income. So you’re not alone. Whilst it might be tempting to bury your head in

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10 of the best Mothers’ Day ideas on a budget

 By Leila Moss, Communications & Campaigns Manager Mothers’ Day is fast approaching. It’s even earlier this year – Sunday 11th March – so it’s time to start thinking about how to treat that special lady in your life! As

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Supporting employees in uncertain times

We are living through times of uncertainty at the moment, both politically and, in some parts of our industry, economically too. Whatever the reasons, a feeling of uncertainty is unpleasant and worrying for anyone experiencing it. Employees worried about their

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Smoking, Vaping & Life Insurance

This is a guest article from Reassured Ltd. The rise of e-cigarettes in the UK Over recent years, whilst there has been a marked decline in the number of UK smokers, the nicotine replacement market has thrived. The vaping industry

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Top healthy pancake recipes for a nutritious Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday is just around the corner, which can only mean one thing – pancakes! Who doesn’t love indulging in a pancake (or 10!) on pancake day, but if you’re trying to be healthy, the refined carbs and sugar in

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Valentine’s Day: Melt your loved one’s heart without breaking the bank!

Valentine’s Day: Melt your loved one’s heart without breaking the bank! It’s nearly that time of year again when we spend a whole day celebrating the joys of love – Valentine’s Day! But with a meal, chocolates and expensive flowers,

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10 tips for saving money in 2018

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Saving money can sometimes feel like an uphill struggle, especially if you’re working towards a big purchase, like a car or a first home. But, there are some tricks you can use to try and squeeze those extra pounds into

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How to help employees avoid financial challenges

Man holding a wallet

By Jools Tait, Business Development Director A total of 277 people are declared insolvent or bankrupt every day in the UK – the equivalent of one person every 5 minutes and 12 seconds. Meanwhile the average UK household credit card

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