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IT’S IN THE CAN ABC Film ‘A Career in Professional Sport’ has taken first place in the Colchester Institute - Colins Awards – held at the Colchester, Odeon. The film features sailboard and kite-surfing ace, David White, or ‘Whitey’ as he is known int...

Six million people in their early 40s will have to work a year longer, because of a change in the State Pension Age, the government has announced. The rise in the pension age to 68 will now happen in 2039, rather than in 2046 as was originally propos...

Boots urged to drop huge sexist surcharge on emergency contraception * Boots charges £28.25 for Levonelle emergency contraceptive and £26.75 for its own generic version * Tesco now charges £13.50 for Levonelle, Superdrug £13.4...

Proposed enhanced protections for Ireland’s defined benefit (DB) pension schemes have been removed from a bill put forward to parliament by Ireland’s minister for social protection. Regina Doherty told Ireland’s parliament, the D&aa...

Consumer price inflation slowed to 2.6% in June 2017, but the cost of everyday goods including food and household products all continued to rise, figures published today have revealed. The slight slowdown in inflation was driven largel...

Norwich For Jobs Aims to Halve City’s Number of Young Employment Benefits Claimants in Third Stage A project to get Norwich’s young people into work has stated its aim to reduce the number on employment-related benefits by half by the end...

Labour Force Survey (LFS) employment rate decreased over the quarter while unemployment and economic inactivity rates remain unchanged. There was a decrease in the employment rate (68.7%) over the quarter and over the year.  The economic inactiv...

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has released this report on Lone Parents on Low incomes Single parents on low incomes are being hit hard by rising living costs and the benefit freeze. How do they cope with the impact of low pay and insecurity? Insecur...

HMRC raised £574.9 billion of tax revenues this year1, an increase of £38.1 billion (7.1%) on 2015-16 and paid out £39.1 billion in benefits and credits (approximately one-fifth of the government's total benefit expenditure). The ta...

A £30,000 a year grant to a community association which operates in the poorest area of Scunthorpe has been withdrawn by North Lincolnshire Council because the funding helps residents secure welfare benefits. Now the Crosby Association on Frodi...

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