Month: August 2019

Cyber Security

Cyber Security RU Group

Cyber security measures include keeping your personal and financial data safe. As cybercrime is on the rise, the security of our online accounts is a hot topic. However, a recent report by the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NSCS) shows that millions of us are using passwords on our sensitive accounts that are almost laughably …

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Changes to student finance on the cards

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A government-commissioned report on student finance has proposed significant changes to the funding of university students in England. Students resident in England (different rules apply in other parts of the UK) pay a maximum university tuition fee of £9,250 per year, financed by a student loan. Further loans to cover maintenance plus interest at RPI+3% …

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How long do you want to work?

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As people are living longer, a parallel older-age profile is emerging in the labour force indicating that people are working longer too. Labour market statistics for the period of December 2018 to February 2019 revealed some impressive results. In the UK, employment of those aged 16–64 was running at 76.1%, the joint highest level ever …

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