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The importance of breakdown cover

With winter weather sweeping across Britain, many motorists still aren’t sure if they really need breakdown cover for their vehicles. If you’re lucky, the service might never be used, but because there’s always a chance that it might be necessary. The peace of mind it affords is like having another insurance policy against mechanical failure! Breakdown cover can include things such as: Roadside assistance. National...

Should You Consider Solar PV Panels?

We all know that traditional sources of energy have their drawbacks. Coal, oil, and natural gas are in limited supply and the scarcer they become the more they cost. In addition, the carbon dioxide they produce has an adverse effect on the environment. Nuclear power is a tempting alternative due to its nearly inexhaustible nature, but as recent events in Japan have shown it comes at a great risk. Those of us...

Have you overpaid the Inland Revenue?

For those of you wanting to pursue a tax refund from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), the process of compiling all of the information you need to send off, can become slightly confusing. Thankfully, the HMRC websites simplify this process by still offering a tax checker tool on their website. Interestingly, according to statistics that were released by HMRC, more taxpayers are using the Internet in order to find...

What is payroll giving?

The work of charities is crucial and there’s many organisations which are incredibly deserving of support. We’d all like to help, but deciding on the best method of actually making a donation can be tricky. Now there’s a simple, free and incredibly effective way that you and your employer can give more to charities by spending less. Payroll giving – “Give As You Earn” Payroll giving,...

A guide to mobile phone recycling

The rapid pace at which the mobile phone industry moves means that new models are coming out all the time. In fact, there has never been so much choice when it comes to mobile phones as there is today. However, with mobile phones becoming almost annual purchases nowadays, what should you be doing with your old one? Luckily, we’ve produced this short guide which will give you a number of options and ensure...