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Big Lottery funding received for Numbers Nursery project

We are very excited to announce we have received Big Lottery funding to deliver free, outdoor Numbers Nursery playgroups in Penzance, Redruth and St Austell. The project aims to inspire pre-school children to learn about areas of mathematics in outdoor environments and using natural resources (parks, allotments, woods and beaches). It is essential that all […]

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Smart Savings awarded £99,989.5 from Comic Relief

Smart Savings are delighted to be awarded a grant of £99,989.5 from Comic Relief to deliver a new project that helps people who are struggling with debt and a ‘mild to moderate’ mental health condition. Please see our Projects page for more information about the ‘Creative Pathways to Smart Money’ project.

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Awarded Sport Relief Community Cash Fund

We are delighted to announce that Smart Savings has been awarded a grant from the Sport Relief Community Cash Fund. We will offer new retail master classes in Redruth soon. If you are interested in participating on our retail course, it is beneficial to register your interest now, as places will be limited.

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Eat Well Spend Less Meal Planner

For great recipes and weekly meal planners to make your money go further, take a look at the Eat Well Spend Less Meal Planner. The Eat Well Spend Less Meal Planner has been produced by The Health Promotion Service

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Childcare subsidy for working parents to be increased

The BBC reports that as many as 1.9 million working families will get the chance to benefit from a childcare subsidy worth up to £2,000 per child under government plans. The online scheme, affecting children up to the age of 12, will come in from September next year. At the moment, employees of participating companies […]

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Pension Automatic Enrolment

Pension automatic enrolment started at the beginning of October 2012 with staff who work for the biggest businesses. Firms with fewer than 50 workers will not start enrolling their staff until June 2015 at the earliest. But even the smallest employer – such as a plumber employing a full-time assistant – will eventually be obliged […]

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Teach your children the value of money

Financial education is set to be included in the National Curriculum in secondary schools from September 2014.  It will be included in the secondary school National Curriculum in both maths and citizenship lessons. There’s a lot parents and grandparents can do to ensure children gain a good understanding of personal finance. Habits set in stone by age 7 Kirsty […]

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