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03 December 2013 18:00
Trade and investment deals totalling over £5.6 billion and creating over 1,500 UK jobs have been signed between UK and Chinese firms during the largest ever trade mission led by a Prime Minister to China.
27 November 2013 14:00
The Post Office today secured further Government funding to complete its modernisation programme which has already brought huge benefits to customers up and down the country.
01 November 2013 12:00
New government commissioned research has found that over half of individuals awarded a pay out following an Employment Tribunal hearing do not receive their award in full.
01 November 2013 10:30
New rules introduced today will see recorded performers and musicians benefit from an extended length of copyright term for sound recordings and performers rights in sound recordings - increasing from 50 to 70 years.
17 October 2013 10:00
More people than ever before are taking part in an apprenticeship, according to the provisional figures published today (17 October 2013).
05 September 2013 12:30
More young people and teachers will be given the chance to get behind the scenes of the manufacturing industry thanks to an expanded Government and industry scheme, Business Secretary Vince Cable announced today.
04 September 2013 13:00
The Low Pay Commission (LPC) whose purpose is to provide advice to the Government on matters relating to the National Minimum Wage is visiting Middlesbrough and Redcar on the 16 and 17 September.
20 August 2013 00:01
Apprenticeships have been highly praised in a new survey, with nearly 8 out of 10 (78%) apprentices and 8 out of 10 (81%) businesses saying they would recommend them to friends or other employers.
16 August 2013 11:15
Three Low Pay Commissioners will visit Lincoln and Boston on 28 and 29 August on a fact-finding visit about the National Minimum Wage. This is one of a number of visits the Low Pay Commission is making around the UK during 2013 to gather information on how the minimum wage is operating.
06 August 2013 00:01
Victims bullied or misled into buying goods and services are set to be given new rights to get their money back from rogue traders whose unfair practices cost them billions.
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