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Post pandemic, many people intend buying a place in the sun, says Peter Sharkey.

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Cazoo has witnessed record levels of online car sales over the past few months, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

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Friday, September 4, 2020

The Chancellor could make swathing changes to pension tax relief in November, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

We spoke to Paul Ramsey, Headteacher at Verulam School in St Albans, who shares his top tips to help you choose the right secondary school for your child, and explains the main benefits of single-sex schools.

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Friday, August 28, 2020

The earlier you plan for retirement, the more enjoyable it’s likely to be, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

According to radical proposals currently being considered by the Government, the over-40s may soon have to pay £700 extra in tax each year to cover the costs of looking after the elderly.

Lee Brand, mobility bathroom expert from BMAS Hitchin explains a few ways to make a bathroom mobility-friendly, giving someone a potential lifeline for living independently and safely.

As commercial property remains under the cosh, there’s evidence of buoyancy in the residential sector, says Peter Sharkey.

People have embraced video conferencing as the technology has delivered enormous benefits, says Peter Sharkey.

UK experiences motorhome shortage as staycationers flock to campsites, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

Parents are stepping in to help loved ones – and boost their own finances too, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

Whether shopping for yourself or a loved one, there are some essential items that every summer wardrobe needs.

SO Resi, the shared ownership brand of Metroplitan Thames Valley Housing, offers superb value for those looking to get onto the property ladder​

The green-fingered winners of our Enjoy Gardening More gardening competition are celebrating after cultivating their best lockdown gardens.

The pension guarantee is under threat, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

Inaccurate endowment policy forecasts have caused problems for millions, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

While the majority of the UK has been granted more freedom, vulnerable people, such as those in care homes, are still advised to self-isolate to a certain extent. However, a local care home refuses to let the pandemic get them down.

A total of 38 play areas will be reopened by Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council as lockdown continues to ease this weekend.

Many people have made a number of big life decisions during this enforced ‘time out’, says Peter Sharkey.

SO Resi is the brand for Metropolitan Thames Valley’s shared ownership homes. It currently has modern, spacious shared ownership apartments available at Times Square in Welwyn Garden City. Esaiyas Mollallegn, head of marketing at SO Resi explains everything you need to know about shared ownership.

Hot tub sales have surged during lockdown, says Peter Sharkey, as average household spending falls by more than a fifth.

Money is the principal reason football has returned, says finance expert Peter Sharkey – but not everyone is in such a good position.

As Welwyn Garden City shops get ready to re-open, they need your support more than ever.

As the lockdown begins to lift, Rob France, co-managing director and solicitor at HRJ Foreman Laws Solicitors shares his advice and the answers to your most asked legal questions.

Equity release could help many people who have resolved to retire early once the lockdown finishes, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

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