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Fastest annual economic growth since 2007

The UK economy grew by an annual rate of 2.6% across 2014, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.

Small employers not prepared for auto-enrolment

The majority of small and micro-employers have not set up a workplace pension scheme ahead of their auto-enrolment staging dates, according to research by the National Employment Savings Trust.

Costs of raising a child up two-thirds

The cost of raising a child has increased by almost two-thirds since 2003, according to research by LV and the Centre for Economic and Business Research.

Employers urged to increase sick leave flexibility

Employers should make their sick leave policies more flexible, according to a report by The Work Foundation.

Annuity rates continue to fall

Annuity rates have fallen 10% since August 2014, a study by My Pensions Expert has found.

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