What is Inflation?

Inflation is the sustained increase in the general price level of goods and services in an economy over time. It means that, on average, things tend to cost more as time goes on, and the purchasing power of a unit of currency (e.g., a dollar, euro, or yen) decreases. Inflation is typically expressed as an […]

The Pandemic Pour: How COVID-19 Led to Increased Alcohol Consumption in the UK

The COVID-19 pandemic brought about numerous challenges and disruptions to daily life, including changes in behavior and coping mechanisms. One notable shift in the United Kingdom was a significant increase in alcohol consumption. This article examines the statistics and research that shed light on how COVID-19 led to people drinking significantly more alcohol in the […]

Why do employers rarely offer Critical illness cover as part of a benefits package?

The availability of critical illness cover, like any other benefit or insurance offering, can vary from one organisation to another, and the decision to provide such coverage depends on several factors. Here are some reasons why critical illness cover might not be as commonly offered by organisations like the Police, NHS (National Health Service), and […]

Title: Navigating the Current UK Mortgage Market: Insights from Leading Sources

Date: September 19, 2023 Author: Craig Telford Introduction The UK mortgage market is in a state of constant flux, influenced by a variety of factors, including economic conditions, regulatory changes, and shifts in consumer behaviour. In this blog post, we’ll provide you with an up-to-date overview of the current UK mortgage market, drawing insights from […]