Long Term Care

Meeting the cost of residential and nursing care in old age is a growing issue for many people in the UK. As life expectancy continues to lengthen, more of us can expect to require some form of long-term care. This section contains information to allow you to understand the current situation and help you plan for your future. As with all the information on this website, it's purely intended as guidance - for advice on your specific circumstances you should seek advice.


Personal Finance

Britain's SSE will cut energy bills for customers on its standard tariff from Oct. 1, with prices falling 6% in line with regulator Ofgem's price cap, the company said on Wednesday.
Major British employers gave average pay rises of 2.6% to staff in the three months to July, the highest pace of increase in more than 10 years, data from industry consultants XpertHR showed on Thursday.
Britain's drifting property market would probably take a hit from a disorderly Brexit, with average prices slipping about 3% nationally in the ensuing six months and as much as 10% in London, a Reuters poll of housing experts found.
Britain's inflation rate unexpectedly overshot the Bank of England's 2% target on Wednesday, raising the cost of living even before sterling's slide has had much chance to feed into consumer prices.
Britain's labour market showed unexpected strength in the second quarter but economists said this could prove a high water mark, after figures last week showed the economy contracted as businesses braced for a potentially disruptive Brexit.