• The next squeeze on your finances: term time holiday fines!

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    Recent research suggests that up to 90,000 parents received fines for taking their child out of school during term time for a holiday. In total, the fines are estimated to amount to a staggering £5.6 million, which is a 267% increase on the estimated £1.5 million worth of fines issued in the 2012-13 academic year. The rise seems to have stemmed fro...
  • Health Care….. “Our children are able to start College, what are our options”?

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    We hear regularly from parents how difficult and time consuming it is researching suitable Health Care plans for sons and daughters. Children leaving home can be a very stressful time for all. We are now very pleased to be able to offer The ABG International Students Healthcare Plan. At least you can have peace of mind that appropriate medical cove...
  • Is university a good investment? Just how much does it cost to study at a UK university?

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    An April 2015 article reviews the cost of studying at university in the UK, giving food for thought for would-be undergraduates and their families. UK tuition fees are frequently under the media spotlight, following price hikes for home students in recent years. But the overall cost to study in the UK, according to an April 2015