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31 Mar

Your wellbeing

During this time of lockdown and social distancing, with the vast majority of people at home, it’s never been more important to look after your mental wellbeing as well as you’re health. For some people, being at home during the day will be normal, particularly for those that are retired or looking after children. However,

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23 Mar

Coronavirus: keeping you up-to-date

Much is changing on a daily basis in light of Coronavirus with many businesses being impacted, either needing to adjust to homeworking, changing shift patterns or temporarily closing. We’ve pulled together some links around finding the right information and support during this time. Keeping up with the news Like us here at A-Plan, you’re probably

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11 Feb

New Polymer £20 Note Release Date

The new polymer £20 note will be released on 20th February 2020, replacing the current paper note. You will still be able to use valid paper notes until it is withdrawn from circulation. The date of this will not be confirmed until the new note is released but will be at least 6 months from

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11 Feb

Travelling to the EU after Brexit

Traveling to the EU after Brexit If you are planning on making a trip to Europe this year, this is the latest advice on travelling until 31 December 2020. Since leaving the EU on 31 January 2020 the UK is currently in a period of transition (known as the “implementation period”). This means that until

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11 Feb

Employee Benefits – Group Protection

Employee Benefits – what could you do? New year’s resolutions are most likely to be over. You’ve done dry January; you’ve gone vegan and you’ve booked your next holiday. Have you stepped back and refreshed your employee benefits? Are your current benefits out of date? Do they still manage to attract and retain staff? Are

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eco-friendly home
22 Jan

6 ways to make your home more eco-friendly

6 ways to make your home more eco-friendly Having an eco-friendly home is not just better for the environment, it could also make massive cuts to your bills each year. You don’t need to spend a lot to make a difference. Little changes in the home can make a big impact to your carbon footprint.

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20 Jan

Blue Monday: 5 ways to beat the dreaded ‘January blues’

Did you know that 20 January is dubbed ‘Blue Monday’ because it’s officially the most depressing day of the year? The third Monday in January is apparently the time when we’re at our most gloomy, and that’s down to a number of factors including the weather, debt, low motivation and early failure of New Year’s

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12 Dec

Does Father Christmas need Key Person Cover?

Twas the night before Christmas when all through the house,Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. Santa was busy filling each stocking with care, When a terrible thought gave him a scare. What would happen to Christmas when he was gone?Without his knowledge & skill, how could it possibly go on? The elves

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11 Dec

Protect your pet at Christmas

Christmas is often a time of indulgence as we consume those extra treats that are in abundance at this time of year. However, if you have a dog or cat it can be both a bewildering and dangerous time for them. From Christmas trees to climb or chocolate left out on tables, pet owners can

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tool theft man ith tool belt
19 Nov

Tool theft on the rise.

Tool theft on the rise as the nights draw in When the clocks change, the long winter evenings bring plenty of cosy nights at home. Unfortunately the darker evenings see a big rise in tool theft from cars and vans. This heavily contributes to a general increase in tool theft that’s seen the average cost

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