The head of CBI warns that the amount of people being paid the minimum wage is a serious problem that needs to be tackled.

CBI chief advises pay should rise as economy improves

John Cridland, the head of CBI, has called for companies to increase employee wages as the economy continues to improve.

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PAC calls for action over £55bn tax loss

The National Fraud Authority estimates that the cost of fraud to the public sector was £20.6 billion.

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has released a report expressing concern over the scale of the government’s financial losses.

Royal Mail agrees landmark pay deal with unions

The Royal Mail has agreed a new pay deal with postal unions

The Royal Mail has agreed a landmark pay deal with the postal workers unions that ensures a three-year pay rise, employment protections and an agreement not to introduce zero-hours contracts.

Annuities are failing pensioners and must change

Demand for staff reaches 15-year high

IFS provides home truths for Osborne on Autumn Statement

Autumn Statement: Key points announced by George Osborne

State pension age to be raised to 69 from late 2040's

Middle-income non-retired households lose £5k a year since 2008

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Autumn Statement: Key points announced by George Osborne

George Osborne presented the Autumn Statement to Parliament today

The Chancellor, George Osborne, presented his Autumn Statement to Parliament and was able to say that growth forecasts are up deficit estimates are expected to fall.

How to have a richer retirement

How to have a richer retirement

Award-winning personal finance journalist Rosie Murray-West has contributed a chapter on how to have a richer retirement to a new guide from retirement specialists McCarthy & Stone.

10 things you might not know about equity release

Budget 2013: Expert reaction to George Osborne's 4th budget

Ten key questions to consider when you write a will

Baby-boomers lead the way as self-employed numbers rise

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