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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What government funding is available for new businesses?

Date 30 May 2018

Getting your business up and running as an SME is far from the easiest thing to do, with the many development stages involved as a start-up requiring a considerable amount of money and investment. Luckily in the UK, there are a number of government initiatives available for new companies that it is possible for you to take advantage of. Here...

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What are your responsibilities as a guarantor for a loan?

Date 27 May 2018

What are your responsibilities as a guarantor for a loan? Are you considering becoming a guarantor for someone? Perhaps it is because it is a close friend or family member is struggling with bad credit, making it difficult to for them to be able to get a loan or other forms of funding on their own, and you want  to help...

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A guide to equity release

Date 22 May 2018

A guide to equity release Do you want to find out more about how equity release works and how it can help you? Here at Guarantor Loans, we have put together a guide explaining everything that you need to know when it comes to equity release. What is equity release? [caption id="attachment_1630" align="aligncenter" width="283"] Equity release enables you to unlock...

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A guide to guarantor mortgages

Date 20 May 2018

A guide to guarantor mortgages In the UK It is getting harder and harder these days to get on the property ladder for young people. In fact, as stated in The Guardian a report from February this year by the Institute for Fiscal Studies showed that the likelihood of young adults aged between 25 to 34 on an income between £22,000...

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Financial options for retirement

Date 16 May 2018

Financial options for retirement If you are in your fifties or sixties, you may be starting to think seriously about your finance options as you get close to retiring. Planning for retirement isn't always one of the easiest things to do, with many feeling stressed out trying to decide what is the best way to fund a comfortable lifestyle in their...

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A History of Student Loans

Date 11 May 2018

Student loans are very different from the likes of payday loans and guarantor loans. They are designed to cover the university tuition fees as well as provide financial aid to allow a student to pay their rent and live to a certain standard. Therefore, there are two parts to a student loan – the tuition fee loan and the maintenance...

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