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Poorer households now feeling the brunt of the recession

Poorer households now feeling the brunt of the recession

Poorer households are now suffering the hardest hit in the economic recession due to the benefit cuts being implemented in the years to 2015–16 while well-off families suffered most when the economic downturn began, according to research by the Institute of Fiscal Studies.…

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No need to cut employment rights, says CIPD

No need to cut employment rights, says CIPD

The underlying UK labour market is strong, despite the recession, and there is no need for changes to employment rights, the Chief Economic Adviser to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development will argue in a lecture tonight.…

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'Longer working hours could damage children'

'Longer working hours could damage children'

The recession has forced almost three quarters (72%) of British parents to take on extra work to make ends meet, a survey by I CAN, the children’s communication charity, and Openreach, reveals.…

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'Effects of recession delayed as living standards set to fall for years'

'Effects of recession delayed as living standards set to fall for years'

The most severe results of the recent recession have only just begun to be felt and living standards could continue to fall until at least 2013-14, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies.…

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Telegraph request

The Sunday Telegraph's Stella Magazine is running a special 'Thrift' themed issue in April and wants to include four case studies of women supporting their family through times of extreme financial crisis.…

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