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Bereaved parents could receive statutory paid leave

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Parents face rising prices and shortage of childcare places this summer

Parents in Britain will pay an average of £124 for just one week of holiday chi...

Good news for consumers as inflation pressures recede

The UK’s annual inflation rate fell back unexpectedly in June after hitting a ...

UK employment rises but wages grow by less than inflation

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