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Peopletracer Blog

Feb 17

Bankruptcy and DRO changes to help people struggling with debt

Business Minister Jo Swinson recently announced plans to enable easier access to debt relief for financially vulnerable people.

But what do the changes involve and who are they going to help?

Feb 17

Guide to the 2015 General Election: Make sure you register to vote

2015 is finally here and in just a couple of months, on 7 May, we will all be voting in the general election – or at least we all should be.

2014 was a busy time for British politics; Scotland voted ‘No’ to independence in the Scottish Referendum, controversial party UKIP took an unprecedented number of seats in the local elections and the way we register to vote was given a dramatic overhaul.

We consider the upcoming general election and what you need to do to make sure you’re on the electoral roll.

Jan 07

Achieve your New Year's resolution: Find people in 2015

The New Year is often a time for reflection – what went well last year? What did we struggle with? And what can we improve upon as we head into January?

Aside from the yearly staples, such as weight loss and saving the pennies, our thoughts often turn to those who aren’t there to see in the New Year with us. Whether through arguments or simply drifting apart, losing touch is far too common in today’s hectic world.

Oct 29

Why Bankruptcy amongst British pensioners is on the rise

The UK's gradual recovery from the post-2008 'great recession' has led to Brits feeling more confident than any other developed economy in recent months. However, despite this positive mood, recent statistics have revealed that British pensioners are more likely to go bust now than they were at the peak of the recession.

We consider what's causing this worrying trend and what it means for your business.

Sep 18

Number of Individual Insolvencies has increased

We recently did a post on the UK bankruptcy epidemic, which considered the fact that 100,000 people are made bankrupt in the UK every year.

Now, the latest official statistics have shed further light on the state of UK residents' finances, revealing that the number of individual insolvencies has increased since last year. We consider these findings and decipher the jargon.