The thought of retirement for many of us may be long off, or just something we don’t really like to think of, but whether you like it or not, you can’t avoid it. Pensions may seem complicated, but the reasoning behind them is actually very simplistic and vital if you want to live a comfortable lifestyle after retiring. More than half of the population in the UK either aren’t saving for their retirement or they’re not saving enough. This means that half of the population may end up, working longer to increase their pension, have to start saving more to…

When we talk about property investment, we always discuss purchasing full properties and renting them out either ourselves or through an agent, but what about hotel room investment? Many may have never thought about this before but this new era of investment is actually pretty sound and with short investment periods and attractive ROI’s, it’s certainly worth considering. Many independent companies are deciding to take their money away from the banks and give individual investors the opportunity to help fund individual or wider company hotel builds. This may seem like a new concept but for some, it is working tremendously…

The news is constantly telling us that the current generation of home buyers are simply not able to afford to get on the property ladder and face spending their entire lives renting. But is renting so bad and what are the pros and cons of renting vs buying. There are, of course, many things to consider when making such a huge decision, the first and most important is financial but after that, there are a number of practical and emotional decisions you’ll need to make. Buying The biggest pro of buying your own home is that once you have paid…

Hire the Right Team Hiring the right team is the first step towards building a productive workforce. This starts with the interview, so you need to ensure you’re asking the right questions and hiring for the right reasons. When the rest of your team are surrounded by good employees who are hardworking, positive and helpful then that will naturally encourage others to do the same and will create a good team spirit. It’s also important to root out the bad employees who don’t pull their weight, are constantly late or are disruptive to the workforce. Praise When Due Having an…