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‘Naked’ dresses could be the next big wedding trend of 2019 – here’s what they look like

‘Naked’ dresses could be the next big wedding trend of 2019 – here’s what they look like

Wedding dresses are becoming more and more innovative, with many brides choosing to stray away from traditional dresses and opt for a gown which will stand out from the crowd. So-called ‘naked’ wedding dresses are currently increasing in popularity, with daring brides donning sheer, lace dresses, and we’re likely to see more of them at […]

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200,000 parents missing out on state pension entitlements – here’s how to find out if you’re affected

200,000 parents missing out on state pension entitlements – here’s how to find out if you’re affected

Over 200,000 parents could be missing out on entitlements which would bump up their state pension,say a committee of MPs. The crucial state pension benefits could amount to as much as £8,500 a year. According to figures handed to the Treasury Committee by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) roughly 3% of households receiving child benefit […]

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This is what people are stockpiling for Brexit

This is what people are stockpiling for Brexit

Political uncertainty has left many UK residents worrying about their food supply after Brexit. Some people are considering stockpiling food and other non-perishable items – but what exactly are they stocking up on? Here’s advice from some foodie experts. Tins, tins, tins For food writer Jack Monroe, it’s all about tins. In a blog post […]

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TalkTalk customers will soon be charged extra for TV subscriptions – this is how to opt out

TalkTalk customers will soon be charged extra for TV subscriptions – this is how to opt out

TalkTalk has introduced a new charge to customers, meaning that its once completely free TalkTalk TV service now costs £4 per month. TalkTalk TV is available for customers who choose to sign up to it with one of TalkTalk’s broadband or fibre packages, and is currently free to subscribe to. But, from February, a £4 […]

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Freeview have launched smartphone app so you can stream or catch up on TV while on-the-go

Freeview have launched smartphone app so you can stream or catch up on TV while on-the-go

Freeview has launched its own smartphone app, offering users a place to browse and view some of the most popular TV shows while on the move. The app is available to download on iOS devices and – as with all Freeview products – is free to use, with no download or subscription fee. An Android […]

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Here’s everything you need to know about Harvey’s Law and what it means for disabled people

Here’s everything you need to know about Harvey’s Law and what it means for disabled people

A petition to make online abuse of disabled people a criminal offence has won the backing of MPs, after current laws were found not fit for purpose. The support came after model Katie Price launched a campaign to make online abuse illegal, as a result of her 16 year old son, Harvey Price, being subjected […]

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More cold weather is coming this week as ice and snow warnings issued

More cold weather is coming this week as ice and snow warnings issued

Further cold weather is set to strike the UK this week, as the Met Office warns that more snow, sleet showers and icy conditions are on the way. Today (Wed 23 Jan) is expected to be the chilliest day of the week, with some northern areas of the country experiencing temperatures as low as minus […]

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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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