Esther Shaw

Esther Shaw

Previously Deputy Money Editor at the Independent and Independent on Sunday, and Money Editor at the Sunday Express, Esther is now freelance, and writes for the Observer, Telegraph, Mirror Online, Sun on Sunday, Moneywise and Good Housekeeping.


Latest Articles from Esther

Calculator and financial papers
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Registering a business for VAT

When do you need to register a business for VAT and how do you do it?

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Money and a padlock to represent keeping your savings safe
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How safe are your savings?

How much compensation will you get if your bank goes bust?

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Man running his own painting business
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What insurance does my business need?

Starting a business? Make sure you are covered with our guide.

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Hands raised to represent community and helping your peers
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How does peer-to-peer lending work?

Is it safe? Could it give you a better deal?

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TV screen with a remote control
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Are you due a refund on your TV licence?

If anyone in your household is over 75, you're entitled to a free TV licence.

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Alarm clock on a pile of paper to represent the submission deadline approaching
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Avoid penalties for late tax returns

What are the penalties and how can you prevent them?

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Woman jogging on a running machine at the gym
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Don't get ripped off joining a gym

Tips to avoid making an expensive mistake.

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woman skiing on the slopes
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How to do cheap ski holidays

11 tips to save money and cut costs on a skiing trip.

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Pile of Christmas presents and gifts
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Getting refunds on Christmas gifts

What are your rights if you want to return an unwanted Christmas present?

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