Will the Government extend furlough again?

The Government’s Job Retention Scheme (JRS) is due to run for four months from March 1, until the end of June. The JRS was announced on March 20, and its aim is to enable employers to continue paying part of their employees’ salaries rather than laying them off in the face of the COVID-19 crisis. This is also known as […]

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Coronavirus scams hit online streaming users – warning to customers

Hundred of copycat websites have surfaced, imitating popular streaming companies including Netflix, Amazon and Disney. Criminals have created the counterfeit websites to harvest personal data from unsuspecting people, such as bank details and credit card information. This could leave streaming users potentially thousands out of pocket. READ MORE Could coronavirus crisis spell the death of cash? In many cases, the […]

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State Pension: Is State Pension means tested?

A means test determines whether or not someone is eligible for Government assistance of welfare. The test is based on whether the individual or family possesses the means to get on without help. A means-tested benefit in the UK is a payment available to those who can prove their income and capital are below specified limits. So which benefits are […]

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