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5 places you can find online courses perfect for improving skills and professional development

As we continue to be in lockdown, you may find that you have far more time on your hands. It makes it the perfect time to look at how you can improve skills, whether you want to get ahead in…

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The 2021 health trends you should try

Are you looking to improve your health in 2021? After a year where health was one of the most talked-about topics due to the pandemic, it’s set to be a movement this year. While you might have a set routine,…

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Is the work-from-home revolution a good thing?

When the pandemic struck last year, thousands of workers began working from home for the first time. It’s changed the world of work and this situation could be here to stay. According to data from the Office…

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5 things to do if you’re self-employed and need a mortgage

There are plenty of benefits to being self-employed, but it can come with financial challenges too. One of these challenges is when you’re trying to secure a mortgage. Mortgage providers often want to see a reliable income stream, proving you’ll…

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Will house prices rise or fall in 2021?

The housing market faced huge challenges last year. Yet, property prices increased. Will they continue to do so this year? In 2020, the property market was forced to temporarily halt during the first lockdown, significantly affecting sales. This was followed…

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What support is there for struggling business owners?

With a third lockdown and reports that social distancing restrictions could last for many more months, many business owners will be worried about the impact on their operations. Covid-19 has affected lives for longer than expected when the pandemic first…

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10 motivational books to help you get the most out of 2021

What are your plans for 2021? Staying motivated when you’re working towards a goal can be challenging for everyone, but these ten books can provide a boost when you need it most. 1. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson You can…

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7 reasons to visit the UK’s National Parks this winter

Every year, an estimated 110 million people head to national parks across the UK. With social distancing restrictions likely to remain in place in the coming weeks, they could be the perfect place to explore and get outdoors. Planning a…

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5 tips for ‘switching off’ when you’re working from home

Thousands of people have welcomed the shift in working from home. It’s helped us stay safe during the pandemic, as well as saving money and providing more free time. However, one of the negative effects is that the lines between…

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The 2021 guide for first-time buyers

Are you hoping to buy your first home in 2021? Buying a property is an exciting milestone, but it’s one that can be stressful too. So, here’s our guide for first-time buyers. Rising house prices have meant it’s more challenging…

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7 mortgage tips that could save you money in 2021

As a new year starts, it’s a great time to review your mortgage. It’s a step that could save you money now and over the full term of your mortgage. Even a relatively small saving each month can add up…

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Protecting your business: What you need to know about key person insurance

If you’re a business owner, there will be plenty on your mind. From the day-to-day tasks to a long-term strategy, you’ll need to make many decisions. But if you or another key worker were ill, how would your business fare?…

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