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Why is Money Laundering Bad?

What is Money Laundering? Money laundering is the practice used by criminals who have made large sums from illegal activities such as terrorist activities or drug trafficking to ‘clean’ money to make it look as if it has come from a legitimate source. There are dozens of different ways to launder money, from time-worn techniques…

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Workplace Pensions Are At Risk… And So Is The Uk’s Lifeboat Fund

Former UK pensions minister Steve Webb, who made headlines back in 2014 when pension freedoms were introduced by suggesting that it was ok for pensioners to blow their pensions on a Lamborghini, has issued a warning about the fragility of the UK’s Pension Protection Fund. The Pension Protection Fund is frequently described as a ‘lifeboat’…

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Working Into Your Seventies: Lifestyle Choice Or No Choice?

Recent figures show that record numbers of people in their seventies are continuing to work. Rest Less, a website which describes itself as a ‘digital community for the over 50s’ recently analysed figures from the UK’s Office for National Statistics and found that the number of over 70s in employment has risen by 135% over…