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More than half of UK firms plan to hire new staff

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More than half of UK employers intend to recruit staff in the next three months, according to new research. The human resources body, the CIPD, said it was the first positive signs of employment prospects it had seen in a year. About 56% of 2,000 firms surveyed planned to hire in the first three months […]

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UK inflation up to 0.7% on back of rising food prices

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Statisticians say they have seen no evidence Brexit-related custom fees and transport costs had pushed up consumer prices. UK inflation rose last month pushed by higher food prices and less discounting on household goods, official figures show. The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) increased to 0.7% in January from 0.6% in December, according to the Office […]

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How to stay financially healthy post-COVID

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If you’re like most people, COVID-19 has dramatically impacted your financial health. Most of us are unprepared for a crisis when it comes to money. Here’s some simple advice on how to change that.   Build a safety net for three months (or more) No matter how good you are at your job when a […]