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Santander to close 140 branches – here’s the full list of banks affected and when they’ll shut

Santander to close 140 branches – here’s the full list of banks affected and when they’ll shut

Santander has announced plans to close 140 branches across the UK, as a result of their decreased use by customers. According to the company, the number of transactions carried out at Santander branches has fallen by 23 per cent over the past three years. Meanwhile, transactions via digital channels have grown by 99 per cent […]

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These are the most popular graduate schemes – and how much they pay

These are the most popular graduate schemes – and how much they pay

There are a wide range of graduate schemes available in the UK, offering next steps for those that are university educated and hoping to embark on a new or different career path. From supermarket chains and government schemes to the business sector, there are multiple routes for graduates to choose from – some paying more […]

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Here’s how to find out if you’re eligible for Cold Weather Payments

Here’s how to find out if you’re eligible for Cold Weather Payments

With temperatures continuing to drop, heating your house may land you with some expensive energy bills. But if you’re receiving certain benefits or support for mortgage interest, then you may be eligible for a Cold Weather Payment. Who is eligible? You should be able to claim Cold Weather Payments if you receive any of the […]

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These are your legal rights if you live with your partner but aren’t married

These are your legal rights if you live with your partner but aren’t married

Almost half of unmarried couples who live together mistakenly believe they share the same rights as couples who have tied the knot, research has found. According to a survey by the National Centre for Social Research, 46 per cent of people who cohabit think they are in a common law marriage. Experts are now warning that […]

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Digger driver wrecks newly-built Travelodge hotel ‘because he hadn’t been paid’

Digger driver wrecks newly-built Travelodge hotel ‘because he hadn’t been paid’

Police are appealing for information after the reception of a Travelodge was destroyed on the day it was due to be opened for the first time. Footage posted online shows a man driving repeatedly driving a digger into the new building, which was under construction on Edge Lane, Liverpool. Video shows that there were construction […]

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Sainsbury’s recalls vegan garlic bread that actually contains dairy

Sainsbury’s recalls vegan garlic bread that actually contains dairy

Sainsbury’s has recalled their FreeFrom Garlic Pizza Bread after traces of cheese were found in the product. The supermarket’s FreeFrom range offers gluten-free, milk-free, wheat-free, nut-free, soya-free and egg-free options for those with food allergies or intolerances, or people following certain lifestyle diets, such as vegans. Product details Sainsbury’s FreeFrom Garlic Pizza Bread 160g (Chilled) […]

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Here’s everything you need to know about missing the Self-Assessment tax return deadline

Here’s everything you need to know about missing the Self-Assessment tax return deadline

With 31 January deadline fast approaching, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has warned that more than five million taxpayers have still to complete their Self-Assessment tax returns. But what can you do if you miss the deadline? Here, Hannah Parsons (a Principal Associate Solicitor at DAS Law) tells you everything you need to know. The […]

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Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala was on plane missing off Channel Islands

Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala was on plane missing off Channel Islands

Cardiff City’s record signing Emiliano Sala was on a light aircraft which went missing over the Channel Islands last night, the French Civil Aviation authority said. Helicopters from Lee-on-the-Solent as well as Newquay have been looking for the Piper Malibu plane which went missing off Alderney in the Channel Islands last night. There is a […]

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This is how much you can save on energy costs in your home

This is how much you can save on energy costs in your home

Did you know you could save an average of £189 by taking just a few quick tips on energy use? The Energy Saving Trust has revealed its top tips to protect the planet and your pocket. Here are a few ideas… 1. Understand your bill The information on a typical energy bill can be confusing, […]

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Revealed: How long it takes your council to fix a pothole

Revealed: How long it takes your council to fix a pothole

New data has been revealed showing the fastest and slowest-acting councils in Britain when it comes to filling potholes. Cumbria, Flinstshire and South Lanarkshire aim to act “immediately” to repair those potholes that pose the greatest risk to the state of the road and the safety of drivers and riders. Harrow Council sets a target repair […]

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