07 Apr 2009Gloomy unemployment prediction from BCCThe latest quarterly survey from the BCC confirms that the recession is still very serious and unemployment could peak at 3.2m in the third quarter of 2010.
06 Apr 2009Calorie counters on the menuFirms including Burger King, Pizza Hut and KFC have signed up to a government-backed scheme to display the calorie content in food on their menus.
06 Apr 2009New financial year begins Tax year begins April 6. Tax-free personal allowance rises 7%. State Pension increased 5%. 40% tax band threshold increases by £2,600. National Insurance upper earnings limit rises from £40,400 to £43,875. Most people will better off.