Finance

Martin Lewis explains ‘key’ to self employed people being able to get financial support

Martin Lewis explains ‘key’ to self employed people being able to get financial support Speaking at the daily Downing Street press conference on Friday, he announced a second grant would be available under the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS). Currently, the scheme allows eligible people affected by the coronavirus crisis to claim a taxable grant from the government. This grant ...

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Britons use lockdown to pay off billions in debt – did you?

Britons use lockdown to pay off billions in debt – did you? Figures from the Bank of England revealed a record amount of debt from credit cards and personal loans was repaid in April – soaring to a staggering £7.4billion. This is the largest net repayment since records from the central bank first began in 1993. Collectively, credit card debt ...

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Martin Lewis launches campaign to end ‘thuggish’ debt collection practices – ‘seek help’

Martin Lewis launches campaign to end ‘thuggish’ debt collection practices – ‘seek help’ Martin Lewis, through the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute charity he founded, is calling on the government to end its “thuggish” use of debt letters during the coronavirus crisis. Research from the charity revealed that the out of date laws governing the debt letters are contributing ...

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Universal Credit UK: DWP confirms new rules on how earnings affect payments

Universal Credit UK: DWP confirms new rules on how earnings affect payments As such, this would mean more people could find their Universal Credit payments cut. In a letter to Victoria Todd, chairperson of the Social Security Advisory Committee, Neil Couling, the DWP’s director general of Universal Credit, confirmed ministers have subsequently decided to extend the £2,500 threshold until March ...

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FTSE 100 LIVE: Global stocks extend gains on economic recovery post pandemic hopes

FTSE 100 LIVE: Global stocks extend gains on economic recovery post pandemic hopes Japan’s benchmark Topix index rose 0.6 percent, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng added 1.2 percent and South Korea’s Kospi rallied 2.5 percent. Oil went back above $40 for the first time in almost three months. Kerry Craig, global market strategist at JPMorgan, told FT: “Compared to market drawdowns ...

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State Pension: What’s my State Pension? State Pension checker

State Pension: What’s my State Pension? State Pension checker The amount of State Pension you get is based on your National Insurance record. Express.co.uk reveals how to check your State Pension forecast. How much State Pension will I get? The full new State Pension is £175.20 per week, but not everyone will get this. The actual amount you get depends on your ...

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