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Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage,… Read more »

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English lessons could be mandatory for some job seekers
Learn English or lose benefits, unemployed told

People must speak or be learning English to claim jobseekers allowance, under government plans announced today. Welfare minister Jim Murphy said 40,000 people blame their poor grasp of English for their unemployment and revealed £4.5 million is spent on translators at job centres every year. He told the Work Foundation: “We must utilise the resources… Read more »

Many pensioners were concerned the mistake left them vulnerable to identity theft
DWP apologises for pension error

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has apologised for mailing confidential banking details of thousands of pensioners to the wrong addresses. Many pensioners were concerned the government mix-up would leave them vulnerable to identity theft and bank fraud as the letters contained information such as national insurance numbers and bank account details. A spokeswoman… Read more »