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Unemployment hits highest rate in three years

In the three months to August, unemployment increased by 138,000.

Public finances to see £100bn hit by 2024

A 5% reduction in the economy has been blamed for the financial hit.

Retirement plans changed due to COVID-19

13% of over-50s have adjusted their retirement age.

Chancellor announces job support scheme expansion

Two-thirds of salaries covered for firms required to shut.

UK economic recovery slows in August

GDP remains 9.2% lower than pre-pandemic levels.

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