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Jack Ma defends the 'blessing' of a 12-hour working day

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 12:04
Alibaba's billionaire founder sparked intense debate after pressing for a 9am to 9pm working day and a six-day week.
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No-fault evictions to be banned in England

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 07:24
A major shake-up of the rental sector in England is intended to give tenants long-term security.
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'No splurge' shopper attitude continues in March

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 00:05
Despite higher shopper numbers in March, consumers are not spending more, a survey suggests.
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TSB pledges to refund fraud victims

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 00:04
The "fraud refund guarantee" covers customers tricked into authorising payments to fraudsters.
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The rise of 'presenteeism' in the workplace

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 07:52
Studies show an increase in people turning up to work despite not feeling well enough to do so.
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Worsening child poverty harms learning, say teachers

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 00:26
One teacher told researchers she has to teach phonics to some children, as she gives cereal to others.
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Thames Water outlines 'nationalisation refund' if Labour enacts policy

Sat, 04/13/2019 - 05:58
Investors will be able to demand money back if Labour takes firms into public ownership, documents say.
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Why a timely nudge might help us save money

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 21:48
Why an experiment in rural India may help us rekindle a savings habit, despite the squeeze in wages.
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Bounty pregnancy club fined £400,000 over data handling

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 12:54
The club shared the personal data of more than 14 million people without proper consent.
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Would you sort your rubbish into seven different bags?

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 00:08
A city with impressive recycling credentials has a unique waste system involving seven coloured bags.
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Ethnic minorities facing insecure work, says TUC

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 00:00
The TUC says one in 13 ethnic minority workers is either on zero-hours or a temporary work contract.
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Online grocery shopping growth slowing, says Mintel

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 00:00
Last year saw a fall in the number of people who bought groceries online, say analysts Mintel.
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MP lodges bill to 'boost status' of Scottish banknotes in UK

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 17:11
Alistair Carmichael wants to change the law to "oblige" all UK businesses to accept Scottish banknotes.
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Pensioners to protest at HSBC's annual meeting

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 15:53
Members of the bank's pension scheme are campaigning against cuts to their retirement payout.
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New energy companies face tougher tests to reduce failures

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 10:07
Regulator Ofgem is to introduce more stringent tests for new entrants following a string of collapses.
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The families who took on a housing giant

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 00:10
How a group of homeowners in Scotland won a fight to have their "crumbling" new-build homes repaired.
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MPs demand regulator to crack down on bailiffs

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 00:01
A committee of MPs says a regulator should be appointed to crack down on bailiffs
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Rail firms face £7.5bn pensions gap, says regulator

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 00:01
The issue has already led the Department for Transport to bar Stagecoach from bidding for franchises.
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UK train passengers offered smart tickets

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 10:02
Stations around the UK are being upgraded so that users can purchase smart, paperless tickets.
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Wales promotes council tax discounts for mentally impaired

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 00:03
Families of those suffering mental impairments are being encouraged to access council tax discounts.
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