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Do I have a choice?

Do I have a choice?

Has your utility provider moved you without your consent? Last year,14 suppliers failed to meet its renewable obligations, and some have ceased trading all together. What are renewable obligations? This places an obligations on UK electricity suppliers to source an increasing proportion of the electricity they supply from renewable sources. Utility suppliers must make a […]

Do You Take Cards

Cashless Society In this email, we look at ways you can make payments easier for your customers. There are several solutions for businesses of all sizes. It is reported that last year over 50% of all customer transactions in the UK was carried out without cash, of that, 29% were via a mobile device. Worldwide, cashless […]

Reach out and touch

To be in touch is to be empowered

Great saving on my utilities

I have just arranged a transfer of my gas and electricity and I am saving £792.94 per year, I had a choice of 33 suppliers Not bad you say, if you want to see if you can save on your business or domestic gas or electricity usage Click the following links Business Utilities Domestic Utilities

Pension fund details being lost by workers

People are increasingly been signed up automatically to a workplace pension People changing jobs are losing track of their clutch of workplace pension pots, making retirement planning more difficult. Age UK said that nearly a quarter of those asked in a survey was unaware of the state of at least one scheme. About a quarter […]

SSE’s record £10.5m

SSE’s record £10.5m

Scottish and Southern Energy is to be fined £10.5m for “prolonged and extensive” miss-selling, in what will be the largest ever penalty imposed on an energy provider. Ofgem quote “failures at every stage of the sales process” across the telephone, in-store and doorstep selling activities. SSE has around 10 million domestic customers in the UK, […]

Prudential boss Thiam FSA censure

Prudential boss Thiam FSA censure

The City watchdog has been accused of showing a “lack of perspective” and being “uber sensitive” after it fined Prudential a total of £30m for failing to keep regulators informed of its botched $35.5bn (£23.4bn) bid for AIA in 2010. Britain’s harsh regulations are making the country an unsafe place for chief executives, according to […]

Identifying the top financial priorities

Identifying the top financial priorities

Is it establishing an emergency savings or using credit responsibly? Is it more important to have open communication about finances with family members or calculate how much you need for retirement? What are your priorities after the budget at Broker House we recommend? 1) Supplement your income. In order to beat the debt trap look […]

Mobile Phone Applications for Business Use

Mobile Phone Applications for Business Use

Ever increasing arrays of applications are helping to turn the mobile phone from a communication device into a vital tool for any business on the move. Although mobile phones have been a desirable accessory for business people since they first emerged in the yuppified era of the 1980s, it’s arguably taken them almost two decades […]

Is it Time to Cut the Landline?

Is it Time to Cut the Landline?

Is the landline still a vital part of home telecommunications network or is new mobile technology rendering it obsolete? We assess whether it is time to cut the landline out of our lives. With a recent report declaring that a quarter of Europeans have already ditched their landline and now only use a mobile phone, […]

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