Archive | October, 2008

Employment Bill – Report stage and third reading

20. October 2008

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The Government’s Employment Bill is an important step in our mission to build a Britain of fair chances for all and fair rules applied to all. The Bill will: Make enforcing the minimum wage easier by introducing a straightforward penalty that can be levied against all non compliant businesses Allow the most serious offences under [...]

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The Pensions Bill

20. October 2008

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At this time of economic uncertainty, people are understandably worried about their pensions. The Government has put pension reform at the top of the political agenda. The Pensions Bill is currently in the final stages and is likely to receive Royal Assent by the end of November. Specifically the Bill will: By 2015, aim to [...]

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Supporting our Armed Forces

20. October 2008

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The Government has announced over £700 million for new armoured vehicles to support our Armed Forces. This shows that we are responding to new and changing threats on the ground and will provide our troops with the highest levels of protection and mobility that technology will allow.

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