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Low-paid workers to get savings bonus

A plan for the government to top up savings for low-paid workers will be unveiled as part of this week's Budget, along with rises in the minimum wage.

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Taiwan's Foxconn to delay $4.3bn takeover of Sharp - BBC News


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Taiwan's Foxconn to delay $4.3bn takeover of Sharp
BBC News
A deal to take over Japanese electronics giant Sharp by Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn, has been thrown into question by a last minute delay. Foxconn said it had received new information from Sharp which needed to be clarified. The news came hours ...

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Twitter is down for some users - Business Insider


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Twitter is down for some users
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Many visitors to the site were greeted with an error message, and the mobile app was not loading tweets either. Twitter said that "some users are currently experiencing problems accessing Twitter. We are aware of the issue and are working towards a ...
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UK business distress at 'record' low - CRN - UK


CRN - UK

UK business distress at 'record' low
CRN - UK
An insolvency trade body has said that UK business distress levels are at their lowest level since it began its survey almost four years ago. Just 17 per cent of businesses reported a key indicator of distress in R3's latest survey, down from 28 per ...

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Facebook, Google, and Microsoft criticised the UK's proposed spying laws - Business Insider


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Facebook, Google, and Microsoft criticised the UK's proposed spying laws
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Silicon Valley's biggest technology firms have criticised a new surveillance law that the UK government is currently considering. The Investigatory Powers Bill (IP Bill) ? introduced by Home Secretary Theresa May last November ? has several major ...

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