Say Adeus! To Fossil Fuels with solar panels?

Portugal shows us the way In Portugal an environmental milestone has been reached without seemingly generating (apologies for the pun!) much press. In what James Watson, the CEO of SolarPower Europe has hailed as “a significant achievement for a European country, but...

Mature Student Loan Rights

A MATURE student has won a landmark legal case after judges ruled a ban on college loans to over-55s was in breach of her human rights. Elizabeth Hunter, 56, challenged a decision by Student Awards Agency for Scotland to deny financial support because she was one year...

State Pension Changes – Budget 2016

So What’s New? The Chancellor announced in his budget on the 16th March that there will be some significant changes to the State Pension and Savings Credits from April 6th this year. Allegedly this is to be a simpler single tier system to replace the current one...

Volunteering

Volunteering in your Community Volunteering in your community in its essence is a choice made freely to help others. Volunteering is any activity that involves spending unpaid time doing something to benefit someone, be that an individual or a group, or the...

Money Saving Advice

Money Saving Advice Let’s face it, when you hit 50 it’s one of those milestones you can’t ignore (no matter how hard you might try!). It’s a time where big change is imminent, especially when it comes to you and your money. The key message is sort your finances as...

Disability Benefit

Disability Benefit It should come as no shock that if you have a disability you could get extra money to help you with your daily living. Our Place has identified these sections for you. Disability Living Allowance Personal Independence Payment Employment and Support...

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