The leader of the opposition, Keir Starmer, has advocated speaking lessons for all children in a bid to build their confidence and presentation skills. Putting
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Inflation is something that affects almost every aspect of our finances, from the cost of a haircut – if we can get one, that is!
Looking for graduate advice? You’ve come to the right place. We recently had confirmation that in 2020, the UK economy suffered its worst year since
The latest episode in Young Scot’s Cash Chats series has landed! It was broadcast live this week on Facebook but in case you missed it,
Forget about the cost of living: are you, as a graduate, ready for the cost of working? That might sound like a silly question. After
Iona took government minister Steven Barclay to task last week in her debut on BBC’s Question Time. She noted how he had failed to defend
First there was Brexit, now we have coronavirus…boy it’s been a bumpy road if you’re a global millennial, used to travelling and working wherever you
The government’s extension of the Job Retention Scheme (JRS), which has seen 8.4 million workers ‘furloughed’ by their employers since March, may not be enough
I was on Worklife, the BBC’s flagship business programme, at the beginning of the week as the coronavirus was fast turning into a public health
Female? Freelance? Chances are that you are often being asked to work for free or cajoled into accepting pay that’s beneath you. But no more!
Last year, I and other young freelancers were watching the 2018 Budget with interest, hoping for more treats than tricks from a party that claims
Iona Bain On Wednesday, I was chuffed to be invited onto The Figure Podcast. I always enjoy having a good natter about millennial money issues
Many self-employed people face a higher tax bill from 2020 when the IR35 rule is extended to the private sector. It will force thousands of
Iona Bain Welcome to Side Hustle Britain – where a quarter of us now make extra income for all sorts of weird and wonderful activities,
Iona Bain I recently spoke on a panel at Legal and General Investment Management’s conference about “50 Shades of Green” – i.e. what constitutes “responsible”
Iona Bain What if I told you that crazy-important decisions are being taken about your future finances by people who are…well, nothing like you?
Iona Bain The post-school education system is broke and needs urgent fixing, a scathing House of Lords report has found. It says the move to
If you are saving into a pension at work, are you happy for your cash to be invested in companies that make weapons, dodge tax
Iona says… I am totally stunned but also chuffed to be shortlisted for IPSE’s Freelancer of the Year Award alongside some seriously impressive individuals. I