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Apprenticeship starts fall by 31%

17 Aug 18: Small businesses face ‘significantly increased’ costs.

Housing wealth ‘won’t solve the pensions crisis’

16 Aug 18: Savers with lower pensions tend to have lower housing equity.

Exports rise to record high of £621bn

15 Aug 18: Growth in exports leads to narrower trade deficit.

Pension scam victims lose £91,000 each

14 Aug 18: 45 to 65-year-olds ‘most at risk’ of pension scams.

Older workers ‘feel unsupported’ by employers

13 Aug 18: 63% of over-50s to work longer than expected.

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