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McDonald’s worker, 94, says she will never leave

March 28,2017 on

The great-grandmother still serves breakfast twice a week to her loyal customers in Indiana.

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Jones Bootmaker sale saves 840 jobs

Shared from on 27 March 2017

The bulk of footwear chain Jones Bootmaker has been sold to investment firm Endless, saving 840 jobs.

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Pensions mistakes of the past must be avoided, says John Cridland

Shared from on 27 March 2017

Mistakes of the past must be avoided when telling people of any rise in their state pension age, the author of a major review has said.

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Call for ‘decently paid’ maternity leave

Shared from on 24 March 2017

The TUC says UK mothers may get a relatively good deal of maternity leave but fare much worse on pay.

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Drop in teacher training recruits revealed

Shared from on 23 March 2017

There are fears it could get even tougher to recruit teachers after a drop in the number of trainees

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State pension age could be raised to 70, says report

Shared from on 23 March 2017

Two separate reports for the government have raised the possibility that millions of people may have to work longer

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London’s black male graduates less likely to get jobs

Shared from on 22 March 2017

Black male graduates had an unemployment rate of 18% compared with 10% for their white counterparts.

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The women still working into their 70s

Shared from on 22 March 2017

The proportion of women working beyond 70 doubles in four years, narrowing the gap with older men.

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Fathers ‘afraid to ask for flexible working’

Shared from on 22 March 2017

Dads who want to be more involved in the care of their children fear that asking for more flexible hours might damage their careers

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RMT to stage fresh 24-hour strike on Southern rail

Shared from on 20 March 2017

The union says it will reconsider the strike if a date is given for talks with parent company GTR.

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‘Lack of money’ prompts care firms to end council contracts

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National living wage partly to blame for adult social care funding crisis

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Article 50: Theresa May to trigger Brexit process next week

Shared from on 20 March 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May is to officially notify the European Union next Wednesday that the UK is leaving.

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Seaton Delaval Coty closure could mean 400 jobs axed

Shared from on 15 March 2017

Subject to consultation, the Coty cosmetics factory would shut by the end of 2018.

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Seaton Delaval Coty closure could mean 400 jobs axed

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Subject to consultation, the Coty cosmetics factory would shut by the end of 2018.

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Bank of England deputy Charlotte Hogg resigns her post

Shared from on 14 March 2017

Charlotte Hogg resigns from the Bank of England after failing to disclose her family connections.

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