Money: The Last Great British Taboo?
"We chat a lot about house prices, but not savings or pensions. That has to change." – thoughts from our CEO Nigel Wilson.
With figures showing that one in five older people don’t use their heating despite feeling cold, it’s time to step in and have a talk with them about how to stay warm over winter.
It can sometimes feel that all it takes is one bad month to turn your debt from being manageable to out of control. Citizens Advice says that it is helping 14,000 a month with credit card debt. But by talking it through and making a plan, you can get your debt back on track.
Thinking about death is never easy, never mind talking about it. But while you can’t plan for the unexpected, you can make sure those who are close to you are left financially secure.
Knowing where to start with your household budget can be daunting. But by taking it room-by-room you’ll not only be able to handle it in bite size pieces, and you can also allocate a room to a family member to get everyone talking about their spending habits.
With more of us getting married later in life, it follows that many divorces will happen later. And the figures back it up - since 1990, the divorce rate among the over 60s has risen by 85% and by 2037 1 in 10 divorces will involve so-called ‘silver separators’.
But what does a later life divorce mean for you and your finances?
We've been recognised by Business in the Community (BITC) for the success of the ‘Leatherhead Hub’.
We're delighted that Shelter's proposal for a new garden city, which we helped them develop, has been awarded a £50,000 runners-up prize as a finalist in the 2014 Wolfson Economics Prize.
In our industry, as a company, we must act as a catalyst for economic improvement that benefits society at large. We don't believe in corporate social responsibility (CSR) being tucked away.
We're helping elderly people voice their opinions about the quality of accommodation on offer to them.
We've invested c.£500 million in social housing in just over 18 months, as part of our commitment to the housing and infrastructure needs of the UK.
We know there’s a lot to think about when you’re preparing to move, and it doesn't stop once you've moved in. Here's a checklist to help you remember everything.Find out more