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Do your genes affect how good you are with money?

A study suggests that some people are natural savers, while others are born to spend.

Employers who break minimum wage laws revealed

The government has named 70 employers who failed to pay the minimum wage.

Are apprentices paid enough?

Low wages could be putting people off vocational courses, warns the NUS.

Student Volunteering Week runs from 23 February - 1 March

Student Volunteering Week (SVW) is an opportunity for students to get involved with good causes across the country.


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