As a passionate and well-informed champion of consumer rights I write about complex financial issues with clarity and enthusiasm.
At the beginning of COVID-19 lockdown I noticed a lot of chatter on Facebook groups about small businesses waiting a long time to receive the £10,000 government grant via their local council. I also spotted some firms who had received their money really quickly. I...
Just before lockdown I did experiment to see if I could shop 100% zero waste. It was an interesting challenge and definitely changed by shopping habits. I reported on my experience for loveMONEY here.
I heard about an events company closing down and reinventing itself as an organic egg delivery service during lockdown. It gave me the idea to write about companies doing something completely different during the coronavirus pandemic. Read the full article here.
I wrote this feature on building kindness in business after spotting a post about it on a Facebook business group. Read the full article in the Metro here.
I spoke to firms about how they were protecting employees returning to the office following the coronavirus pandemic in this double page spread in Metro. Read the full article here.
The podcast series Freelancing for Journalists hosted by Emma Wilkinson and myself received coverage in industry publication Press Gazette. The article focused on the rise of freelance journalists during the coronavirus pandemic and the wealth of new resources...
Back in March I launched a new podcast series with Emma Wilkinson. Freelancing for Journalists aims to lift the lid on freelance life with the help of two special guests each week. The latest episode covers finances and getting paid. You can listen to the episode here.
I have been covering breaking news stories for Yahoo! Finance UK during the coronavirus pandemic. View my full list of bylines here.
I devised this feature before the coronavirus pandemic but had to quickly update it before going to press. It was published in the June printed edition of Moneywise magazine and can also be viewed here.
Parental leave in the UK is incredibly complex with multiple different schemes. I put together this explainer feature for Moneywise magazine which was published in their May, printed edition and online here.
After seeing mixed views on a Facebook group about how quickly the government was responding to small business loan payouts during the COVID-19 outbreak, I pitched a story idea to loveMONEY. Read the full article here.
As the UK government announced a raft of COVID-19 business support packages it quickly became apparent that many firms were falling through the gaps. I spoke to a range of firms about their ineligible for funds in this article for loveMONEY.