Fed up with your job? Want to improve your lifestyle or your prospects, whether for yourself or your family? Then take a look at our tips on how to do everything from negotiating your salary, discussing bonuses, dealing with childcare vouchers and what your maternity pay rights are. We even have a link to a useful statutory maternity pay (SMP) calculator to give you an idea of what your employer should be paying you.
Remember too that you may get perks like a company car, income protection and private medical insurance through your work, and if you are offered a pension that your employer pays into, take it. If you don't. you are effectively turning down a pay rise.