Daily Archives: 12/02/2016

Almost 2 Million Fish Released into England’s Rivers

Record-breaking numbers of coarse fish were released into England’s rivers in 2015, the Environment Agency has revealed. Last year was the best year ever for the Environment Agency’s specialist fish breeding farm in Nottingham.  Experts stocked more than 452,220 fish … Continue reading

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Parish Councils May Face Referendum Cap Over Excessive Council Tax Rises

Parish councils wanting to raise council tax “excessively” may have to first consult the public in line with larger authorities, the government has warned. Analysis has found thousands of parish and town councils increased their share of the annual bill, raising … Continue reading

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Life Expectancy in England High Among Elderly

Older people in England are living longer than ever before, a report from Public Health England says. Figures show that for those aged 65, men can expect to live for another 19 years and women a further 21 years. But … Continue reading

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Firms Forced to Reveal Gender Pay Gap

Companies that fail to address pay differences between male and female employees will be highlighted in new league tables under plans announced today. Those with more than 250 employees will be forced to reveal their pay gap. The regulations will … Continue reading

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