You are only as good as your last contract. I've since applied for two roles and didn't even make it to interview It was a dream job. Debbie Scott beat other candidates to win a six-month rolling contract
Launched with the intention of being Tesla’s first mass-market electric car, the new Model 3 is smaller and simpler than the other vehicles in the Californian carmaker’s stable. And according to Tesla,
How would you feel if a council bill for £146,000 landed on your doormat? This monster demand – for £146,257, to be precise – was sent to Lloyd Onuoha, a 62-year-old nurse, by Southwark council in London.
Name: Libby Thornhill Age: 60 Income: £15,000 plus an allowance of £9,074 Occupation: full-time foster carer Two weeks after my husband and I were approved to be foster carers, we received a call to say
It won’t cover the cancellation, but has said that if we continue with the trip, we won’t be insured A family whose planned summer holiday to Sri Lanka will have to be cancelled have expressed disbelief
Thousands of grandparents who look after their grandchildren continue to miss out on a perk that could increase their state pension. New figures show that while more than 10,000 have made use of a scheme
What’s going for it? Hertford is a gentle place of small pleasures, like its greatest son George Ezra. Everyone fancies a bit of George – even if it is just singing karaoke drunk at a ’Spoons on a Friday
Five banks including Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland have been fined more than €1bn (£875m) by the European Union for rigging the multitrillion-dollar foreign exchange market. The European commission
A car parking payment machine at the Royal Surrey County hospital in Guildford looks like something from a cross between Blake’s 7 and The Krypton Factor. Among its half-dozen wordy commands on the tiny
The finance industry’s adjudicator has criticised the “unacceptable” behaviour of some payday lenders after a 130% rise in complaints, which it said goes beyond the practices of recently collapsed industry
If you haven’t found a job that’s suitable for hours, you feel guilt because you’re not working Gemma “I’m a bit scatty with things like this,” Gemma* admits when talking about her finances. It was not
One in three people regularly worry about money to the extent that it has a negative impact on their mental health, according to new research. As Mental Health Awareness Week kicks off on 13 May, charities
Q We are at a complete loss. We never imagined that we would be in a position to buy property as we have struggled for years to save but recently we have come into some money which we could use as a deposit.
The era of the job for life is over. Whereas once many workers could expect to spend their whole career in the same company, now they shift from one to the next as better opportunities present themselves,
I think I’m going to sleep well tonight for the first time in two weeks Jane Brown – recovered £12,000 Guardian Money has helped persuade the banks to collectively refund a record £290,000 so far after
Seven out of 10 young adults are regularly putting money aside, with almost £174 a month being saved on average, showing UK millennials are “far more savvy” about finances than they are given credit for.
What’s going for it? I like a hill. I live on a hill. I get claustrophobic in the vast, mostly hill-free (or hill-lite) stretches of east or west London. I can’t see out. “Always buy on a hill,” an estate
Legal & General plans to build 3,000 retirement homes in city centres across the UK in the next five years in a radical move that could help counter the decline of the high street. The insurance and pensions
In 2017 you wrote about the seven-month delay in the completion of our new house by Harron Homes and intervened when they ignored snagging issues for a further seven months. Harron responded with a promise
My family of four was travelling back from France in February. En route I checked our Eurostar connection from Lille to London and found its status had changed from “on time” to “cancelled”. Eurostar the
Back in December I purchased a Samsung smart TV from the Currys website. It arrived promptly and I was happy with it. However, a few days later a JVC TV was also delivered to me. It was clearly meant someone
Q A few months ago I agreed to have the photographs done and marketing literature for my home prepared by an estate agent in readiness for a move in late summer. I also signed a contract with them to and
Goldcar has been named Europe’s worst car hire firm, with customers reportedly complaining that their holidays were ruined by pressure-selling, rude staff and shock charges. Consumer body Which? said Spanish