Month: June 2018

The Advantages and Disadvantages of a Joint Bank Account

Date 28 June 2018

Many people prefer to have a joint bank account when they get married. In essence, joint bank accounts are designed with the purpose to allow couples to manage their money efficiently together. This could be for things like paying the bills, paying the rent or the mortgage and any other shared expenses that need taking care of without fuss. Apparently,...

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What is the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage?

Date 14 June 2018

In the United Kingdom, we have something in place called the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage. Many people live in confusion as to what that means for everyone and with constant changes to it, how much the national living wage actually is. [caption id="attachment_1674" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Source: Low Pay Commissions[/caption] The National Minimum Way is the minimum...

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What is Gig economy?

Date 06 June 2018

What is meant when we say ‘gig’ economy? It is a phrase which is increasingly coming into use and is particularly prevalent in connection with employment disputes. The definition of a gig economy is “a labour market characterised by the prevalence of short-term contracts or freelance work, as opposed to permanent jobs". This can be looked at in two ways....

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