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Qualifying week - maternity pay?

September 21, 2014, 3:52 pm says: To calculate your average weekly earnings your employer will average your gross earnings over a period of at least ei... Read more »

Recruitment companies in UK are a *FSCKING* mess

September 20, 2014, 1:48 am

Recruitment companies in UK are a *FSCKING* mess ------------------------------------------------ What the *FSCK* can be so difficult about hiring with modern technology to wizz CVs to your inbox ... Read more »

Private mailservers and email backup

September 12, 2014, 6:03 pm

Private mailservers and email backup ------------------------------------ Overhearing a complex windoopy cruddy conversation about emails and license fees, I suggested why not set up a private e... Read more »

Where to find the best selection of lifetime mortgages?

September 11, 2014, 3:12 pm

I'm looking into lifetime mortgages. I've spoken to three local IFA's and they typically come up with a selection of between two and six products for me to choose from. How can I know if I am ge... Read more »

Which of these finance companies are the most equitable, reliable and trust...

September 7, 2014, 5:53 pm

I have to choose a lifetime mortgage and need to choose between a number of comparable products. Can anyone recommend (or otherwise) any of the following companies: Aviva more2life Hodge Lifet... Read more »

Charging for 0800 numbers?

September 1, 2014, 9:51 am

Can 0800 numbers be charged for? I've never heard of it before but Tesco's web site says the following. Can it be right? We apologise if you are experiencing issues with our website, if you wish... Read more »

When do you need to report capital gains on a sale of property?

August 27, 2014, 11:03 pm

According to the HMRC website, you don't declare the sale of your main home on your tax return (because there's no tax to pay nor losses to claim) If you don't normally complete a tax return then ... Read more »

UK Pensions and Qrops

August 27, 2014, 9:56 am

Many returning Indian professionals who have worked and accrued UK pensions do not know that they can transfer their frozen UK pensions to a QROPS & enjoy tax savings and better investment returns. ... Read more »

Bonds from Big60million solar farms

August 26, 2014, 3:16 pm

Advertised in Sunday newspapers, incl Mail on Sunday. Belongs to Willersley Solar Farms Paying 7%, duration 5 years, available for SIPP (very tempting). But only looking to raise £4 mill in £60... Read more »

Money laundering ott

August 26, 2014, 10:04 am

So I finally succumbed to doing an on-line switch of a joint UK bank account to a similar one with a slightly better offer. No other changes. Today I get all the forms necessary to provide to pro... Read more »

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Mortgage endowment complaint

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Can anyone advise on this please; I have been offered £15,698.44 (surrender value being £10,476.15) for an endowment policy from Friends Provident which I complained I was mis-sold. The policy ... Read more »


Independent Banking Advisory Service

Has anyone had any experience using this service or any similiar? Seem keen to want a help but want to charge up front which leaves me a bit suspicous. Any info would be appreciated John Read more »


Woolwich/Barclays OpenPlan Offset Tracker Mortgage

Hi All, I'm considering getting one of the above. I've seen several posts on this group suggesting that it is better to get the Offset Tracker mortgage through Barclays rather than the Wooli... Read more »


Foreign accounts.

Does anyone have experience in setting up a bank account in a foreign country (in Europe, not US). Which is the best department to focus on - marketing, international banking, etc. Is it a hass... Read more »


Sort Code

Hi, Is there anyway to find out which branch a sort code belongs to? The one I need at the moment is 30-84-41 TIA Read more »


How long will it take? Halifax > HSBC

Hi, How long will it take to transfer funds from a Halifax account to a HSBC account? The funds was sent this afternoon around 5:30pm Read more »


Tracker Mortgage Rate Cut Advice

Hi, I have a lifetime tracker mortgage with HSBC which states that they cannot charge me more than 1% over the BOE Base Rate. However, last month's half-percent rate cut has still not been passed ... Read more »