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Graduates embrace entrepreneurial spirit

Almost a sixth of graduates plan to start their own business, according to research by Direct Line for Business.

Fake financial services top cold-call scams

Fraudulent banking services, credit brokers and investment opportunities are the most common scams used by cold-callers, according to analysis by Citizens Advice.

Tribunal ruling on holiday pay comes into effect

Employers need to account for overtime when calculating holiday pay from 1 July 2015.

Standard annuity rate hits 2015 high

The standard annuity rate has increased 5.6% since the 12 May 2015, research by My Pension Expert has found.

Government grants for charitable organisations

A £20 million fund to provide grants to around 250 organisations working in the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector has been launched by the government.

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