Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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Gig economy: MPs draft bill to end ‘mass exploitation’ of workers by companies

The law must change to end the “mass exploitation” of workers by companies who use bogus self-employment to avoid granting basic rights like holiday pay and the minimum wage, MPs have...
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Bitcoin crashes after $31m hack of rival cryptocurrency Tether

Bitcoin fell the most in a week after the company behind cryptocurrency tether reported a $31m theft. The amount was taken from the Tether Treasury wallet on 19 November and sent to...
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Brexit: UK workers willing to accept lower wages as deadline to leave EU approaches,...

British workers may be willing to accept lower wages in the wake of the Brexit vote, according to the newest member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee. Sir Dave Ramsden...
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Brexit: Business leaders concerned over what the Budget means for them want more Government...

Millions of business owners across the UK are worried that the Budget will do little to address their concerns and are calling for more support from the Government during the Brexit...
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Canadian company may have overcharged NHS by millions for essential thyroid drug

A drugs firm may have overcharged the NHS by millions of pounds for an essential thyroid drug, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has said. The CMA on Tuesday said that it...

UK businesses brace for credit and debit card fee ban coming into effect this...

Independent Money Feed Companies and service providers will no longer be allowed to charge customers for using a credit or debit card under a new law coming into effect on Saturday. The...

Landlords planning to sell property hits 10-year high because of tax changes, research finds

Independent Money Feed The number of landlords planning to reduce the volume of properties across their portfolios has hit a 10-year high – a trend which the National Landlords Association’s attributes to...

Virgin Media under fire for £240 bills to end contracts in areas where company...

Independent Money Feed Virgin Media has come under fire for charging customers hundreds of pounds to terminate broadband contracts when they move to an address that the company does not supply internet...