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Devastating impact of mental health problems on personal finances revealed

A major new study has found over 70% of those with mental health problems believe their condition has hit their finances

13 June 2016

Living Wage set to rise next year

The estimated 35,000 workers receiving the Living Wage will get a boost next year when it increases by 20p/hour to £7.85

3 November 2014

Unemployment drops sharply – so are interest rates set to rise?

Unemployment has fallen to 7.1% – close to the figure which will be used to decide whether interest rates rise

22 January 2014

250,000 workers to get living wage pay rise

Increases to both the UK and London living wages have been announced today

4 November 2013

Minimum wage up by 12p per hour from October

The national minimum wage will increase for adults, young people and apprentices from 1 October this year

15 April 2013

MPs vote to limit benefit rises to 1%

A key vote to decide whether the annual increase in most benefits will be capped at 1% until 2016 will take place today

8 January 2013

Lack of financial education costs UK £3.4 billion a year

A year after 100,000 forced a parliamentary debate on the issue, a new CEBR study shows the huge cost

13 December 2012

Unemployed to get free bus travel

More than 800,000 unemployed people are to get free bus travel in January to help them find jobs

10 December 2012

Unemployment falls to lowest level since spring

Unemployment fell by 50,000 in the quarter to August, while employment also grew during this period

17 October 2012

Olympics lift for job market

The jobless total fell by 7,000 to 2.59 million in the quarter to July after a big jump in the number of people in work

12 September 2012

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