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Campaigners set out proposals for a better deal for low-income taxpayers
Academy of Medical Sciences

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Norfthern Rock is being touted as possible 'bad bank'
‘Bad banks’ to unfreeze money markets

By staff The government is considering establishing a controversial ‘bad bank’ to buy up toxic assets that are at the root of the credit crisis. In a strong hint to the media after meeting German chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, Gordon Brown said action must be taken on the risky assets that are preventing… Read more »

Professional workers are suffering in the downturn
Long-term professionals ‘real victims of downturn’

By Ian Dunt The long-term employed are the biggest group finding themselves out of work in the economic downturn, according to MPs. The news is prompting serious questions among politicians, not least about what to do with the unemployed when they are already at the top of their profession. “The largest group going onto the… Read more »