The Government has published its Green Paper on incapacity reforms with Work and Pensions Secretary John Hutton telling the Commons he aims to reduce the number of new claimants, provide greater help to get people back into work and more support for the severely sick and disabled. The government will attempt to get a million claimants off the benefit and back into work over 10 years.
The watchdog policing claim- chasers has come under siege with a string of reprisal attacks and death threats. The Claims Standards Council, which has vowed to rid the scandal-hit sector of abuses ahead of regulation this year, says its staff have suffered physical and verbal abuse, including death threats, and its headquarters have been burgled. […]
Cofunds has appointed Anthony Wolfe from BNP Paribas as head of strategic development and marketing. Wolfe was responsible for business development at BNP from 1994 to 2005 and joins Cofunds to help the platform evaluate market opportunities and shape its strategic direction. He will also have director responsibility for marketing and fund manager relations. Wolfe […]
Last week’s turmoil in Japan could offer a buying opportunity, says Matt Davis
Conservative shadow trade and industry secretary Alan Duncan this week visited Blackfriars Advice Centre and Southwark Credit Union to show support for responsible borrowing and organisations set up to aid those with personal debt problems.
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