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Employers not aware of Working Tax Credit changes

Employers not aware of Working Tax Credit changes

Two thirds of employers are unaware of changes to Working Tax Credit coming in in April and less than a fifth are confident they can accommodate increases in working hours for staff, according to a Working Families survey.…

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Clegg suggests rethink on child benefit changes

Clegg suggests rethink on child benefit changes

The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has stated that the Government is reviewing the way child benefit cuts are brought in.…

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Childcare costs 'could be pricing parents out of work'

Childcare costs 'could be pricing parents out of work'

The average cost of nursery care for under twos rose by nearly 6% in the last year, compared to a 0.3% rise in parents' salary, meaning some could be priced out of work, according to a Daycare Trust report.…

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Third of Britons plan to cut back on spending in 2012

Third of Britons plan to cut back on spending in 2012

The number of Britons planning to cut back spending has risen significantly since October with a third now saying they are reigning in the cash, according to a new survey.…

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'Working women: the main factor in higher living standards'

'Working women: the main factor in higher living standards'

The rise of working women has been a critical factor in raising the living standards of low to middle income households in the last 40 years, according to new research carried out by the Institute for Fiscal Studies for the Resolution Foundation.…

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