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Payday lending: tougher new rules welcomed by government

UK HM Treasury News Story - 3 October 2013
New payday lending rules put consumers first, explains Economic Secretary to the Treasury Sajid Javid.

Tough new payday lending rules put forward by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) are a clear signal to the payday lending market that they need to get their houses in order, Treasury minister [...]

Video: The unboxing of the Hauntboxes

The first Hauntboxes have been sent from the manufacturer in a big box.
This is a video of the unboxing of the Hauntboxes.

See more info at:
* http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1020117671/hauntbox/posts
* http://www.youtube.com/user/thehauntbox

BBC News - Nursery ratios raised to cut childcare costs

The government announces plans to relax the official child to adult ratios in nurseries and other childcare settings.
See: BBC News - Nursery ratios raised to cut childcare costs.

OSCAR Introduces Marketing Initiative for Franchisees

Running her business for five years Clare Muir, from Hampshire, took up a new OSCAR marketing initiative that has helped her to see the bigger picture on how to promote and refocus the image of her business.
“Even after running a successful OSCAR business for five years I still needed to know more and a new [...]

Audio Podcast - Finance directors ignoring employee health

Michael Wilson and James Glover of Simply Health discuss why employers are still to be convinced of the business case for investing in health benefits and links between wellbeing and productivity.

Companies are struggling to show they care about their staff, according to a new report which reveals that employees believe employers now care less about [...]

Could the Ice Jacket replace the Ice Cube?

Form and function have seamlessly merged in the development and introduction of an utterly new and unique Barwares device, the Ice Jacket.

Designed to conveniently and attractively encase a manufacturer’s bottle of spirits in ice for service and presentation, the Ice Jacket — developed and introduced by The Ice Jacket accommodates a wide range of manufacturers’ [...]

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