3rd May 2015

The number of pupils attending independent schools is at a record high, according to new data. The number of pupils attending independent schools that are part of the Independent Schools Council (ISC) has hit a record high, according to the latest annual census of the non-profit organisation. In fact, the number of youngsters studying at […]

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19th April 2015

Although it is not always possible for parents to prepare for the unexpected, there are plenty of costs that can be anticipated ahead of time, and school fees are one of the most significant. Those wishing to put their children through private education often face a number of challenges, from securing the place at a […]

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15th April 2015

With a general election imminent, the lack of harsh measures in George Osborne’s Budget surprised few people, but there was no doubt that it will benefit many demographics, with the so-called ‘squeezed middle’ in line for the biggest boost.

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12th April 2015

Many parents view academic achievement as the key factor when debating whether to send their children to private schools, but there is far more to take into account.

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16th March 2015

April 2015 will not only mark the start of a new tax year, but a new dawn for the pensions industry, with several changes being implemented that will have a significant effect on savers.

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12th March 2015

This year will see one of the biggest shake-ups of the UK’s pensions system in decades, with many of the measures announced by Chancellor George Osborne in last year’s Budget finally coming into force. Perhaps the biggest change announced over the past 12 months is that people will soon have greater power over how they […]

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10th March 2015

Are private schools better than state schools? Whether to send children to private or state schools has been debated by parents for almost as long as compulsory education came into force, and some remain very much divided when it comes to the benefits of each type of establishment. On the one hand, it has long […]

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22nd February 2015

The time when people would marry and buy a house in their early twenties has long since passed, and given way to a generation of young adults who often live with their parents into their thirties and beyond.

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20th February 2015

Whether to send children to private or state schools has been debated by parents for almost as long as compulsory education came into force, and some remain very much divided when it comes to the benefits of each type of establishment. On the one hand, it has long been believed that private schools provide children […]

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4th February 2015

There is no single factor that can determine how successful a child is likely to be at school and in later life, with social influence, the family unit and the type of school they attend all playing a key role in their achievement. However, there are undoubtedly some factors that play a greater role than […]

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