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Gig work helps over-55s ease into retirement

27 Feb 18

More than a third cite flexibility as the main benefit.

Home ownership falls for middle-income young adults

26 Feb 18

Rate falls 38% in the last 20 years.

Scottish income tax changes approved

23 Feb 18

MSPs vote in favour of 5-band income tax system.

Productivity growth ‘strongest since 2008’

22 Feb 18

Hourly output hits highest level since recession.

More workers aim to become self-employed

21 Feb 18

Almost 1 in 5 workers aim to be their own boss in 2018.