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UK’s exit from the European Union after 43 years

The UK’s exit from the European Union after 43 years is now set to happen. The vote by a majority of British people to leave the European Union on Thursday 23 June represents a very significant decision for the UK, for the European Union and indeed for the wider global economy. The UK voted to leave the EU by 52% to 48%. Read more

State Pension increase

Higher rate than means tested benefits for the lowest earners in society

The basic State Pension will increase in tax year 2016/17 by £3.35 to £119.30 per week. Chancellor George Osborne stated this will make pensioners £1,125 a year better off. Read more