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How a simple Facebook post can mean more than any business award

19 December 2017

Over the years I have been lucky enough to win numerous business awards including ‘business of the year.’  and best company  &ls ...

Savvy.co.uk team celebrate another record breaking month

14 June 2017

As a company that is growing over 50% year on year it is not uncommon for a monthly celebration but in May every department over performed including u ...

CleverLaw.co.uk moves their HR team into new offices

14 June 2017

Just a short time after CleverLaw.co.uk has launched their bespoke HR services the company celebrates by moving its administration team into new offic ...

Valour in the Community Mini-Bus

28 May 2017

“Valour in the Community Mini-Bus” Great news! Our “Charity Superstar Action Group” are now ready to launch an exciting new s ...

Credit Today Awards 2016

27 April 2016

Valour Finance Group scores Triple Award Nomination Valour Finance Group has been nominated for three top industry accolades. We are proud to a ...

Valour Finance Group Charity Action Group

03 February 2016

Valour Finance Group are excited to announce the formation of its ‘Charity Action Group’, which includes members of staff from all departm ...

Christmas 2015 -This Year it's "Hampers of Cheer"

21 December 2015

This Christmas Valour decided to support not one but two local worthwhile charities. Meaning we could spread even more Christmas cheer to those who ne ...

St Ann's Hospice thanks Valour Finance Group for their support

23 October 2015

The Stockport Business Awards charity partner St Ann's Hospice have sent their thanks for supporting the raffle held at the event which raised ove ...

Stockport Business of the Year £5m+

20 October 2015

Valour Finance Group has won the Stockport Business Awards "Business of the Year £5m+" Award! From the Stockport Business Awards website, "St ...

Valour Finance Group sponsors local school rugby team.

31 July 2015

At Valour Finance Group we firmly believe in and support local community sport,and we have welcomed the opportunity to support a local school rugby te ...

Stockport Business of the Year Award

17 July 2015

Valour Finance Group are proud and excited to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Stockport Business of The year Award in the £5 Mill ...

"Valour Bake Off "

07 April 2015

The Great Valour Bake Off  Firstly a big thank you to all the Valour Staff who took part in the "Bake Off". All the judges could not have been ...

Easter Eggstravaganza!

30 March 2015

This Easter time Valour Finance Group decided to continue their ongoing support of the Together Trust. The Together Trust believe that everyone deserv ...

Valour Fundraising Events March 2015

27 February 2015

Valour Fundraising plans March 2015  Valour Finance Group will continue their ongoing charity support in March 2015 with the following events ...

Coming soon @ Valour Money

26 February 2015

At Valour Money our endeavour is to continuously improve our product and the services we provide to our consumers.In order to achieve this we have bee ...

Wellspring - A place for Change Christmas Hamper Donation 2014 / Wear a onesie to work day

22 December 2014

Based on our doorstop the Wellspring Charity provides vital support to both disadvantaged and homeless people of Stockport. The Wellspring centre open ...

Together Trust Christmas Hamper Appeal 2014

19 December 2014

This Christmas Valour Finance Group decided to continue our support of the Together Trust. Christmas is a very difficult time of year for the child ...

Together Trust Charity -Ashcroft School Visit November 2014

19 November 2014

During 2014 staff at Valour Finance Group have been Fundraising and supporting the Together Trust .A local charity which will always remain close to a ...

Valourween 2014

03 November 2014

After the success of Valourween 2013, Valour Finance Group celebrated 'ValourWeen' on 31/10/2014 at their offices in Stockport. Following preparations ...

Valourween 2014

28 October 2014

  "When witches go riding and black cats are seen , the moon laughs and whispers tis near Halloween" Everybody here at Valour Finance Group ...

Valour Team don’t Hang Around

10 October 2014

Following on from their victory at the Together Trust Cheadle fair “It’s a knockout “ competition , the Valour Knights faced their f ...

The Growth of Digital Banking

08 July 2014

Consumers are shown to be very happy using digital banking services in research carried out by the British Bankers Association and accountancy firm EY ...

Last Minute Money Saving Holiday Tips

07 July 2014

With the summer holiday season fast approaching we thought you might like a few tips on how to save money on those last minute things that can sometim ...

Four Decades of UK Wage Changes

03 July 2014

There is often talk about differences in pay due to the region of the UK that you live in, whether you are male or female and where the highest paying ...

The Cost of 'Pulling a Sickie'

02 July 2014

It seems like some people will make up some very dramatic stories in order to get out of work for a day! Accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers have ...

EU Roaming Charges Fall

02 July 2014

In the News: EU Roaming Charges Fall The cost of using your smartphone while on holiday is dropping today (1 st July) which is great news for tho ...

The Cheapest (and Most Expensive) UK Locations to Buy a House

30 June 2014

Recent house price information from Halifax has shown where the most expensive, and cheapest, places to live are in the UK. It may be no surprise to y ...

Cashing Cheques is about to become Easier!

26 June 2014

In the News: “Cheque Imaging” “Cheque Imaging” is a system which allows individuals to pay in cheques using their smartpho ...

A Great Change to Zero Hour Contracts

25 June 2014

In the News: Zero Hour Contracts Today it has been announced that employers who employ people on a zero hour contract are not longer allowed to st ...

The Latest in the UK Supermarket Wars!

23 June 2014

Supermarket wars are in full swing now with a couple of our main supermarkets introducing new ways in which they will be keeping prices down and compe ...

How to Save Money on your Lunches!

19 June 2014

Most of us are always on the lookout for ways to save money day-to-day and one of the most effective ways to do this is also one of the easiest! It ...

Feel Good Finance as the Rate of Inflation Falls

17 June 2014

It seems that the ‘feel good’ finance news just keeps rolling in at the moment! Last week we had the news that the UK unemployment rate ha ...

Valour's World Cup Bake Off

12 June 2014

Today we held a World Cup Bake Off to celebrate the start of the competition which begins tonight! Six cakes were researched and baked and we had entr ...

Great News! UK Unemployment Total Falls

11 June 2014

Great news today as new unemployment figures show that the UK job market is continuing to improve. During the three months leading to April the number ...

Valour To Take On 'It's A Knockout' Challenge!

10 June 2014

On Saturday 14th June Together Trust, one of Valour Finance Group’s nominated charities, is holding their annual family fun day, Cheadle Festiva ...

All About the 'Boom' in House Extensions

27 May 2014

We recently blogged about the rise in UK house prices and since then we have read about another difference that this rise has created in society. The ...

Council Tax Arrears Become Most Common Debt Problem

26 May 2014

Citizens Advice have said that the number of people who have contacted them for help with council tax arrears has dramatically increased by 17% to 27, ...

Valour Employee becomes Trustee Director of Local Charity

23 May 2014

Valour Finance Group’s Head of I.T. Infrastructure, Chris Davies, has recently been appointed as a Trustee Director of local charity Signpost ba ...

All About the UK House Price Rise

21 May 2014

UK house prices are still higher year on year but have dropped a little since February. At the end of February the average UK house price was up 9.2% ...

Valour Day at the Races

15 May 2014

Tomorrow Valour Finance Group employees are getting dressed up and heading to York races for the day. With the weather forecast looking good and outfi ...

Valour's Green Initiative

14 May 2014

Valour Finance Group employees are taking an extra step to reduce their carbon footprint through ensuring that all computers are switched off overnigh ...

All About Unsecured Loans

07 May 2014

If you are looking for a loan up to £25,000 and do not have a property to secure it against an unsecured loan could be the option for you. Also ...

Valour Office Expansion: The Walls Come Down

01 May 2014

The last few days have seen the dividing walls on the new floor come down which has left a great open space for the new development to continue. First ...

How to Save Money on Entertainment

30 April 2014

A lot of people are looking to save money in their everyday lives but it can be difficult to decide where to make cutbacks. Although there are certain ...

Valour Office Expansion: The Plan

29 April 2014

Valour Finance Group office space will soon be doubling in size due to the acquisition of a second floor in Dale House, Stockport, where the company i ...

Valour Staff Limbo for Incentives!

24 April 2014

This week Valour staff has been completing a limbo challenge to win themselves incentives. A limbo rope has been hung across the office and when a cal ...

How to Save Money when Booking Flights

24 April 2014

With Summer fast approaching many of you will be looking to book your holidays abroad to escape the stresses of day-to-day life, and the unpredictable ...

Praise (and Chocolate) for the Claim People!

17 April 2014

This week Claim People manager Joanne Moseley received a lovely surprise from a very happy client. A couple which Joanne has been helping to claim bac ...

How to Save Petrol (and Money)

16 April 2014

Despite recent decreases in petrol prices it seems that paying for fuel is disliked by all who drive a car on a regular basis. Whether you are using y ...

Payday Loans: The Lowdown

11 April 2014

A payday loan is a convenient way to borrow money if you run into money troubles between pay days. For example, if your car breaks down and you have t ...

Money Saving Easter School Holiday Ideas

09 April 2014

All school holidays are likely to come with anxiety surrounding what you will do with the kids for a week or two, or maybe even six! The Easter school ...

All About Unsecured Loans

08 April 2014

If you are looking for a loan up to £25,000 and do not have a property to secure it against an unsecured loan could be the option for you. Also ...

Consolidate Your Way to Stress Free Finances

04 April 2014

If you have little knowledge of finance the prospect of finding the debt solution that is best for you can feel very daunting. The last thing you want ...

Money Saving Tips for Eating Out

02 April 2014

Eating at restaurants is something that most people enjoy doing on a regular basis to escape cooking duties or to meet up with friends or family. Whet ...

How to Start an Emergency Fund

27 March 2014

You may think that being able to save up an emergency fund would be way too difficult, however much you want one. We all know that have money put asid ...

Money Saving Beauty Tips

25 March 2014

Sometimes looking your best can cost a little too much due to all of the lotions and potions that we are told the we need in order to look fresh faced ...

Money Saving Tips for 'Twenty-Somethings'

20 March 2014

It is unlikely that many people have the disposable income that they would like at the moment but it seems to be the ‘twenty-somethings’ w ...

What is a Guarantor?

18 March 2014

If you have a poor credit history due to being unable to make previous repayments on time, or having not built up a credit score, it can be difficult ...

New FCA Regulations - Our Managing Director's Views

17 March 2014

Last week we posted an article outlining the improvements that the FCA are looking to make to the payday loan market, following their consumer credit ...

We're Hiring! Junior .NET developer - Stockport

14 March 2014

Valour Finance Group has an exciting opportunity for a Junior .NET developer to join our growing software development team and help deliver solutions ...

Improvements to the Payday Loan Market

12 March 2014

If you have ever considered, or taken out, a payday loan you may have put a lot of research into the payday loan lender that you chose due to quite a ...

Which Loan is the Loan for You?

10 March 2014

If you are looking for a loan you may be overwhelmed by the number of loan companies, and types of loan, that are available. Here is a quick guide to ...

How to Eliminate your Credit Card Debt ASAP

06 March 2014

Being in credit card debt brings a lot of stress and worry into peoples’ lives but once the convenience of using a credit card is established it ...

How to Book an Affordable Holiday

05 March 2014

Holidays are something that we all look forward to but sometimes it feels that they are a luxury that we cannot really afford. It may be difficult to ...

We Are Hiring! 5 x Contact Centre Staff - Stockport

05 March 2014

We Are Hiring! *Telesales/Call Centre/Contact Centre *Stockport/Greater Manchester *£7.50 per hour *Uncapped Commissions Valour Finance Grou ...

You Could Benefit from Using a Valour Money Mastercard

04 March 2014

The Valour Money card is a prepaid MasterCard and E-account which has been designed to prevent account holders from falling into debt. This has been a ...

All About Debt Management Plans

27 February 2014

We all know the phrase ‘A problem shared is a problem halved’ but there are some issues in life that can feel like they won’t get an ...

How to Save when Planning a Wedding

26 February 2014

Your wedding day is one of the best days of your life and it can be this way without breaking the bank. It has become normal for people to spend tens ...

Advantages of Using a Credit Card

24 February 2014

Many people are put off of using a credit card due to horror stories about high interest rates and hidden charges however, when used carefully, a cred ...

Claiming from Train Companies

21 February 2014

If you travel by train you could be missing out on compensation when your train is delayed and cancelled just through not being aware of the refund ru ...

The Cost of Owning a Pet

20 February 2014

A lot of people think that their home would be incomplete without a pet but many have found that their four-legged friends are costing them more than ...

Time to Change to Living Wage?

10 February 2014

An independent commission, chaired by Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu, has encouraged employers to pay their employees the living wage where possib ...

Friday's Great Finance News

07 February 2014

There is nothing like a bit of good news about the economy to kick start your weekend! There is some great finance news buzzing around today with r ...

Happy Half Term for Less

06 February 2014

It is that time of the year again when parents are wracking their brains for fun ideas for the upcoming half term holiday. As much as it should be a c ...

We're Hiring! Credit Relations Officer

05 February 2014

We are looking for a Credit Relations Officer to join our team in Stockport. £7 per hour Job type: Permanent The Creditor Relations Officer ...

Valentine's Day: It Doesn't Have to Break the Bank!

04 February 2014

A lot of the talk on social media about Valentine’s Day at the moment is money related. I have seen many comments about people saving money for ...

Valentine's Day: It Doesn't Have to Break the Bank!

04 February 2014

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The Rise in Boomerang Children

31 January 2014

High unemployment rates and the rising cost of living are affecting many people throughout the country but for some people these factors are forcing t ...

The Moneymaking Tricks of Supermarkets

29 January 2014

Supermarkets can be so very sneaky. I know that their purpose is to make money but I have discovered a few ways in which they do this which may surpri ...

Car Finance: Some Options

28 January 2014

When people are looking for a new car it is very likely that they will shop around for the best deal and compare different makes and models. A lot of ...

Good to Know About Bad Credit

23 January 2014

If you have had some issues with paying back credit in the past, which have resulted in a less than perfect credit history, you may be concerned that ...

The Potential Future of Pensions

22 January 2014

A new report by The Policy Exchange has suggested that around 11 million people are at risk of ‘pensioner poverty’ when they reach retirem ...

Quick Guide to Credit Cards

21 January 2014

Up to a certain point you can view using a Credit Card as borrowing ‘free money’ because rather than money for purchases being taken direc ...

Quick Guide to Credit Cards

21 January 2014

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Valour Track Day 2014

20 January 2014

On Friday (17/01/14) the Valour Finance Group employees took to the Daytona Manchester track for some team building in go-karts! The competitors were ...

Payday Loans Explained

20 January 2014

A payday loan is a convenient way to borrow money if you run into money troubles between pay days. For example, if your car breaks down and you have t ...

Homeowner? A Secured Loan Could be the One for You!

16 January 2014

If you are looking to borrow more than an unsecured loan will allow you to, perhaps to consolidate a large amount of debt or to make some home improve ...

A More Responsible Payday Loan Market

15 January 2014

A very important part of the lending process is ensuring that customers will be able to pay back the money that they are borrowing. By doing this peop ...

The Rising Cost of Childcare

13 January 2014

It is no secret that it costs a lot of money to bring up children, and with many parents wanting to get back into work for personal growth or to bring ...

Employee Benefits: Pensions, Presents and Help for Parents

10 January 2014

Working for Valour Finance Group has lots of great benefits included. Not only are the offices located in Stockport City Centre, meaning that you can ...

Meet the Claim People

08 January 2014

How many people get to go to work with the knowledge that they could change someone’s life financially? The Claim People do, and this fact is on ...

Unsecured Loans: The Lowdown

06 January 2014

If you are looking for a loan up to £25,000 and do not have a property to secure it against an unsecured loan could be the option for you. Also ...

Unsecured Loans: The Lowdown

06 January 2014

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2014: And Relax...

03 January 2014

With each new year we make resolutions, reflect on the past and pledge new starts. Although it is easy to leave some things behind in the previous yea ...

2014: The Year of More Money?

31 December 2013

As the end of a year approaches thoughts tend to turn to the year gone past and how to make the next year even better. This is where New Year’s ...

2014: The Year of More Money?

31 December 2013

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Cheque This Out...

27 December 2013

Cheques are set to take the leap into the digital age through plans to allow cheques to be paid in via a photo sent from a smartphone. Although cheque ...

Christmas is a Time for... Shopping?

24 December 2013

It has been predicted that Christmas Day 2013 is going to see the more online shopping than any previous Christmas Day with and expected 117 million v ...

Christmas is a Time for... Shopping?

24 December 2013

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Christmas is a Time for... Shopping?

24 December 2013

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Valour Money E-account: Think of the Benefits!

23 December 2013

The Valour Money pre-pay MasterCard and E-account has been designed to prevent account holders from falling into debt. This has been accomplished thro ...

Valour Money E-account: Think of the Benefits!

23 December 2013

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Banknotes: From Paper to Plastic in 2016

20 December 2013

After 300 years of using the paper currency that we all know and love it has been decided that the UK will be making the move to polymer banknotes. Th ...

Banknotes: From Paper to Plastic in 2016

20 December 2013

After 300 years of using the paper currency that we all know and love it has been decided that the UK will be making the move to polymer banknotes. Th ...

Christmas Opening Hours

20 December 2013

Tis the season to be jolly and we will continue to be happy to help you over the Christmas period. Below are our Christmas opening times; please d ...

Lowest UK Unemployment Rate since 2009

19 December 2013

Great News!! The UK unemployment rate has fallen to 7.4% which is the lowest rate since 2009. 99,000 unemployed people found work in the three months ...

Great News! UK Unemployment Rate Drops to Lowest since 2009

19 December 2013

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Spreading Christmas Cheer with Together Trust

18 December 2013

Together Trust is a charity based in Cheadle, Cheshire which is really close to the Valour Finance Group offices. They believe that everyone deserves ...

Cheap and Cheerful Activities for Christmassy Kids

18 December 2013

Christmas is such an expensive time of year for many reasons. Buying the perfect presents, filling the fridge with festive treats and travelling aroun ...

To Consolidate or Not to Consolidate?

17 December 2013

If you have little knowledge of finance the prospect of finding the debt solution that is best for you can feel very daunting. The last thing you want ...

Money Raising Festivities

17 December 2013

Around this time of year it is super important to remember those that are less fortunate than ourselves and to spread festive cheer through charitable ...

Debt: is it a problem for you?

11 December 2013

When you think of individuals in debt you may picture people having their electricity cut off, wearing ill fitting, worn out clothes or having debt co ...

The Regulation of Payday Loans

11 December 2013

After years of resistance the Treasury have announced that they will be capping the cost of payday loans. Despite George Osborne previously saying he ...

The Regulation of Payday Loans

11 December 2013

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Debt: is it a problem for you?

11 December 2013

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Great News!

15 November 2013

Over the last 12 months UK economy has improved, unemployment rate has come down and the consumer confidence is high. All of this points to a better f ...

ValourWeen 2013

02 November 2013

Valour Finance Group celebrated 'ValourWeen' on 31/10/2013 at their offices in Stockport. The excitement among employees was high. The employees raise ...

ValourWeen 2013

01 November 2013

Valour Finance Group celebrated 'ValourWeen' on 31/10/2013 at their offices in Stockport. The excitement among employees was high. The employees raise ...

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Borrowers Turn Away from the High Street

15 October 2012

According to the Bank of England, consumer borrowing in the UK rose by £52 million to just over £226 billion in December, the first time i ...