Over the past few years, work has changed. The idea of working 9 to 5 in one place for decades has little appeal for modern workers. Rapidly changing technology and a competitive economy has already made the idea of a job for life obsolete. Now it is the very idea of a job itself that is under threat.
George Osborne delivered his eighth budget yesterday, featuring more spending cuts, a new type of ISA for young people, no change to petrol excise, the introduction of tax on sugary drinks and lots for small businesses.
We look at what you need to know and what it means for your money.
We all have our own priorities when it comes to finance and the goals we want to achieve. We may wish to do home improvements, buy a car or put a deposit on a new home. You may even want to consider investing in a new business or simply go traveling.
Achieving your goals
Whatever your dreams, you will need to think about your current finances will fund them, taking into account your attitude to risk and tax efficiency.
Britain is a nation of shop owners. This statement is a testament to the fact that the backbone of the British economy is small and medium sized businesses.
It is these businesses which have been the driver of the economic recovery. With the advent of the end of the tax year, now is the time to take stock and plan for a new tax year.