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Businesses urged to simplify worker benefits

28 Apr 17

More than 8 in 10 employees believe businesses are over-complicating workplace benefits, making them difficult to understand or use.

Over-50s retire too early

27 Apr 17

Four in five retirees wished they had worked longer, according to research by SunLife.

Tax measures removed from Finance Bill

26 Apr 17

The government has dropped several controversial tax measures from its Finance Bill following the decision to call a snap general election.

Loss of skilled workers may impact business growth

25 Apr 17

More than half of small businesses fear skilled staff shortages in post-Brexit Britain.

Tax-free childcare now available

24 Apr 17

Working parents can now apply for the government's tax-free childcare scheme.

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