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Money Shop owner to pay ?15m refunds

One of the UK's major payday lenders has agreed with the Financial Conduct Authority to refund ?15.4m to 147,000 customers.

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Fife firm Parsons Peebles nets deal for major UK expansion - The Courier


The Courier

Fife firm Parsons Peebles nets deal for major UK expansion
The Courier
Parsons Peebles' chief executive Frank Barrett said of the latest move: ?Anstee & Ware are a high quality company with an excellent reputation and strong customer relationships. ?They are a great fit with PPG and will enable access to new market ...

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John McDonnell to set out UK tax rise on rich and business - Financial Times


Financial Times

John McDonnell to set out UK tax rise on rich and business
Financial Times
John McDonnell, Labour's shadow chancellor, will map out plans for a big tax rise on the rich and on business as he sets out a ?new economics? intended to redistribute wealth across society and to all parts of Britain. Mr McDonnell is also expected to ...
Labour faces a tough time convincing voters on the UK economyThe Guardian (blog)
Labour's McDonnell To Promise 'New Economics'Manx Radio
Stiglitz, Piketty to help UK's Labour shape anti-austerity policiesSTLtoday.com
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There are now 120000 more zero-hours contracts in the UK than last year - Business Insider


Business Insider

There are now 120000 more zero-hours contracts in the UK than last year
Business Insider
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron reads a book to Lucy Howarth (L), 6 REUTERS/Kirsty Wigglesworth/PoolThe proportion of businesses in education using zero-hours contracts has risen from 15% to 25% over the last year. The Office for National ...

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