The history of Big Ben. Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, and often extended to refer to the clock and the clock tower. The tower is now officially called the Elizabeth Tower, after being renamed in 2012 (from "Clock Tower") to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II. The tower holds the largest four-faced chiming clock in the world and is the third-tallest free-standing clock tower.
The Association of Professional Financial Advisers (APFA) has responded to the Financial Ombudsman Service's (FOS) plan and budget for 2014/15. While APFA welcomes FOS' decision to keep its levy, standard case fee and the number of free cases at the same levels as last year, it has called on the Ombudsman to require all claims management companies (CMCs) submitting claims to pay a fee.
It will be Christmas soon. And so, gradually the annual shopping frenzy begins, including the selection of gifts for children. However, it is worth noting that expensive toys and the latest gadgets do not always make children happy. Especially those who know the feeling of hunger, and can only dream about learning opportunities.
We save on everything – we choose the cheapest products in the supermarket, alternatives to medication, cheaper cosmetics. All in the name of effectively managing our domestic budget. However, after a whole month of effort to ensure your wallet isn’t empty you find that once again you don’t have a penny after paying your bills. It’s time for a change!