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Changing careers can be financially costly, however this section aims to provide tips and advice on how to tackle the financial side of your career development. Financial

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pay-rise-featured
17
Aug

Can leaders inspire confidence in asking for pay rise?

It’s hard to read the news today without seeing a mention about pay. Whether it’s about executive’s bonuses or pay gap reporting, being paid fairly is on top of the news agenda. Companies, quite rightly, are being more transparent about their employees’ pay and this open publicity is encouraging positive discussions within businesses. Gone are...
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Finance
03
Aug

Get your finances in shape for summer

You’ve been dreaming about your holiday on the beach for weeks. Now that it’s almost time to pack your bags, the panic is setting in. Have I packed the essentials? Is my passport up to date? Do I need travel insurance? Have I purchased my currency? Endless questions… but perhaps one of the most important...
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money featured
15
Jun

How to negotiate your salary

Article provided by Isabel Cutts, Managing Director at Page Personnel London and South Following research from the Department of Education earlier this year stating that the gender pay gap opens up as soon as women graduate and begin their careers, it’s time females took back control of their salaries (within reason, of course!). We all...
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women in finance featured
17
May

How can we encourage more women into senior finance roles?

Upon first inspection of the financial services industry as a whole, the overall gender disparity is not immediately evident. In fact, women outnumber men when it comes to junior finance roles, holding almost 60% of these. However, once you take a closer look it becomes very apparent that women are hugely under-represented when it comes...
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money featured
08
May

Mind the pensions gap: how to even the savings playing field

Article provided by Harriet Hayward, Senior Associate, LifeSight The gender pay gap has finally been getting some of the recognition it deserves. But the issues, sadly, don’t end there. James Brown’s iconic lyrics ‘It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World’, ring true when it comes to pensions too. In fact, there is a gender pension savings...
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24
Apr

How to make money on your commute | Seven ways to boost your income on the way to work 

  Commute – Via Shutterstock According to Trades Union Congress (TUC), the average London commuter is battling an 81-minute journey every day.  The UK average commute is a total of 58 minutes.    The time spent on a commute is often taken up by listening to music, reading or avoiding the overall hustle and bustle...
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24
Apr

What are your daily spending habits costing you?

Everyday expenditures can become such the norm that we hardly notice what we are spending. Luckily for us, the experts at Scottish Trust Deed  have highlighted the costings of our minor purchases in order to determine how much we can save by cutting them out. It’s just a Coffee A coffee on the commute to...
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23
Apr

What are your daily spending habits costing you?

Everyday expenditures can become such the norm that we hardly notice what we are spending. Luckily for us, the experts at Scottish Trust Deed  have highlighted the costings of our minor purchases in order to determine how much we can save by cutting them out. It’s just a Coffee A coffee on the commute to...
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