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  • September 30, 2014

    UK proposes welfare policy changes

    The leaders of the UK coalition government have announced proposed changes to the benefits system at the Conservative Party annual conference.

    The leaders of the UK coalition government have announced proposed changes to the benefits system at the Conservative Party annual conference.

  • September 29, 2014

    South Korea has fastest-ageing population in OECD, study shows

    South Korea has the fastest-ageing population of all the advanced economies, according to new data published by the Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade.

    South Korea has the fastest-ageing population of all the advanced economies, according to new data published by the Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade.

  • September 26, 2014

    US allocates $1m to monitor child labor projects

    The US has announced new funding to improve how the nation monitors its international child labor elimination projects.

    The US has announced new funding to improve how the nation monitors its international child labor elimination projects.

  • September 25, 2014

    Father’s education strongest factor in child’s school attainment

    New research finds that the strongest factor affecting a child’s success in school is their father’s level of education.

    New research finds that the strongest factor affecting a child’s success in school is their father’s level of education.

  • September 23, 2014

    Europe sees business-led initiatives to boost youth employment

    European businesses are launching large-scale campaigns to tackle youth unemployment.

    European businesses are launching large-scale campaigns to tackle youth unemployment.

  • September 22, 2014

    US unions join the climate fight

    Over 10,000 union members took part in New York’s People’s Climate March on September 21, to call for the world to tackle climate change.

    Over 10,000 union members took part in New York’s People’s Climate March on September 21, to call for the world to tackle climate change.

  • September 19, 2014

    Business leaders call for higher UK minimum wage

    A group of business leaders has called for an increase in the UK’s minimum wage, following the country’s return to economic growth.

    A group of business leaders has called for an increase in the UK’s minimum wage, following the country’s return to economic growth.

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