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Lifetime ISA details confirmed in Savings Bill

The government has published its Savings Bill covering the details and bonuses of the Lifetime ISA.

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Gender pay reporting set for introduction in October

New rules for reporting gender pay by employers with more than 250 employees will come into force on 1 October 2016.

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Advisory fuel rates update

Advisory fuel rates for company cars have changed as of 1 September 2016.

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Start-up loans reach £250 million

Are you an entrepreneur? Start-up loans made available for young businesses have reached £250 million.

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Brexit round-up: Hammond guarantees funding

Here is a round-up of the top Brexit-related stories this week.

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Interest rate cut: reaction

The Bank of England has cut interest rates for the first time in 7 years. We look at the reaction from major business and industry bodies.

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Older workers stay in employment

There are now 9.4 million workers aged over 50 in employment, according to the Department for Work and Pensions.

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Increase in private renter satisfaction

Satisfied with your rental property? Private renters’ satisfaction with their tenancies has increased over the last 10 years.

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Brexit round-up: Hammond could reset economic policy

It's been a month since the vote to leave the EU. Here is a round-up of some of the top Brexit–related stories this week.

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Employment grows but skills shortage still a concern

The number of people in work rose by 176,000 to 31.7 million between March and May 2016.

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