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Royal Mail Strike Action

By now you will be aware of the various strikes happening across the country. Today we received notice of strike action by the Communication Workers Union (CWU). Members of this union collect, sort and deliver letters and parcels on behalf of the Royal Mail.

The strikes are due to occur on the following dates:

  • Friday 26th August
  • Wednesday 31st August
  • Thursday…

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Ethical Futures' Covid Statement August 2022

Our last Covid update was posted in November 2021. A lot has changed, so it’s time for a refresh.

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World Humanitarian Day

Did you know that last year at one point, 235 million people in 26 countries across the world required humanitarian assistance?

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Are People Going Mad in the Metaverse?

The Metaverse is an immersive, online space where our avatars (3D representations of ourselves) can walk around, interact with others, learn, play games and go shopping.

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Has the Pandemic Prompted You to Take Charge of Your Finances?

Coronavirus restrictions forced many of us to fundamentally change how we live and work, which in turn affected how we spend our money.

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Do young people need more financial education?

Financial knowledge and awareness can affect countless aspects of our lives, from being able to budget for our weekly food shop and pay bills, to meeting our mortgage payments and having enough money to live off during retirement.

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Is Your Job Likely to be Replaced by AI?

We have all read about artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) and the impact they are going to have on the world. There have been plenty of lurid headlines about the ‘millions of jobs’ that will be lost to AI.

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High Net Worth Individuals are Losing Money to Scams

The pandemic brought with it many unpleasant economic side-effects: problems in global supply chains and now, as the world tries to recover, rapidly rising inflation and interest rates.

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Plastic Free July

What is it?

A key initiative of the Plastic Free Foundation, Plastic Free July is a challenge aimed at helping us to reconsider the amount of single use plastic that we use on a regular basis. By challenging ourselves to reduce our consumption throughout July, it is hoped that…

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Motorists Drive Less to Avoid High Fuel Costs

Rising petrol prices are yet another mounting expense at a time when people’s utility and grocery bills are soaring. So it’s perhaps no surprise that many of us are looking again at how we use our cars.

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Does the 'Buy Now, Pay Later' Market Need More Regulation?

More and more of us are taking advantage of services such as Klarna, Laybuy and Clearpay, so we can pay for purchases in instalments interest-free over a set period. But as the buy now, pay later market grows, is it time for it to be more heavily regulated?

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What's Your View on Working From Home?

In the last few months, working from home has become a topic that’s up there with speed cameras and parking tickets.

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