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UK wages failing to keep up with costs - Resolution Foundation

Mon, 03/20/2023 - 05:51
Fifteen years of stalling wage growth has left British workers worse off, new analysis suggests.
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Central banks to boost flow of US dollars amid market unease

Mon, 03/20/2023 - 00:26
Six central banks move to keep credit flowing worldwide after two big institutions collapsed.
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Are romance authors at risk from book-writing chatbots?

Mon, 03/20/2023 - 00:01
As AI-powered chatbots can now write fiction, human authors may have unwanted competition.
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UBS agrees to rescue deal for troubled bank Credit Suisse

Sun, 03/19/2023 - 19:16
The deal, backed by the Swiss government, follows weekend-long talks aimed at preventing the bank's collapse.
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John Lewis considers plan to change staff-owned structure

Sun, 03/19/2023 - 15:19
The chain's famous staff-ownership structure could be watered down to raise new funds.
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William Hill: Gambling addict says bookmaker didn't help him stop

Sun, 03/19/2023 - 07:09
A teacher says William Hill should have done more to stop him betting when he was staking thousands.
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Credit Suisse bank: UBS said to be in takeover talks with troubled rival

Sun, 03/19/2023 - 04:33
Emergency talks are reported in Zurich as regulators seek a deal for Credit Suisse before Monday.
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Car-charging and dog hotels: Seven perks to lure you to the office

Sun, 03/19/2023 - 01:08
Companies are trying a variety of incentives to lure staff back to the office.
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Disruption for train passengers as rail strikes continue

Sat, 03/18/2023 - 02:38
RMT members at 14 train operators are walking out, leaving some areas of the UK with no services.
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Fraud victim gets surprise £153,000 refund despite rules

Sat, 03/18/2023 - 00:06
A victim who was targeted and groomed by criminals, was helped by Radio 4's Money Box programme.
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Heathrow security to strike for 10 days including Easter

Fri, 03/17/2023 - 22:19
The airport says contingency plans will be in place when 1,400 guards walk out in a pay dispute.
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Jacqueline Gold: the woman who brought sex to the High Street

Fri, 03/17/2023 - 21:27
Jacqueline Gold, whose death was announced on Friday, changed the lives of women at home and at work.
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Covid tests for China travellers to England to end

Fri, 03/17/2023 - 15:26
The government says the voluntary testing of people flying into England will no longer be required.
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Signs of tenants being priced out of major cities - Rightmove

Fri, 03/17/2023 - 13:35
Rising rents and bills, and a lack of options, mean people will leave their city, Rightmove says.
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Ann Summers boss Jacqueline Gold dies aged 62

Fri, 03/17/2023 - 12:53
Ms Gold transformed the company into a multi-million pound business and championed women in business.
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Aldi raises pay as businesses battle for staff

Fri, 03/17/2023 - 10:29
The supermarket group has raised its national hourly wage to £11.40 and £12.85 for Greater London.
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Stock markets rally as Wall Street swoops to rescue First Republic

Fri, 03/17/2023 - 07:33
Asia markets rise as US bank giants pump money into First Republic, easing fears of a banking crisis.
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UK tourism: Visitor attractions suffering long Covid - industry body

Fri, 03/17/2023 - 02:27
Visitor figures are 23% down on pre-pandemic levels, despite millions returning in 2022.
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'A village's goodwill saved me from life on the streets'

Fri, 03/17/2023 - 02:20
A new report on rural homelessness reveals low funding has left rough sleepers relying on goodwill.
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Passport office workers to strike for five weeks over pay dispute

Fri, 03/17/2023 - 02:09
The strike action will have a "significant impact" on deliveries of passports as summer approaches.
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