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VAT cut could create 121 jobs on Anglesey

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Cutting the rate of VAT to 5% could create up to 121 new jobs on Anglesey.

New figures released by the Cut Tourism VAT campaign group show that the move would also pump £3.8m into the island’s economy. 196 more words

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Wolf Hall inspires Winchester tours

Winchester women battled the elements to launch this year’s city tourist guide.

Not put off by unending drizzle, members from the Tourist Information Centre joined Winchester Business Improvement District to unveil the 12-month packed programme. 97 more words

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Conference to sustain Suffolk's tourist industry

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Growth in the tourism industry accounts for 30% of all new jobs created in the UK over the past four years, including 147,000 in the East of England, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics. 174 more words

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New tourism signs for Leicester railway station

A series of signs has been put up at Leicester railway station to boost the city’s profile and increase the number of visitors,

The signs publicising Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival, the King Richard III Visitor Centre and the University of Leicester showcase Leicester’s cultural, retail, tourism and educational prowess. 65 more words

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Deaths of mentally ill people could have been avoided

Repeated basic errors, a failure to learn lessons and a lack of rigorous systems and procedures have contributed to the non-natural deaths of hundreds of people with mental health conditions detained in psychiatric hospitals, prisons and police cells in England and Wales, according to a major new Inquiry by the Equality and Human Rights Commission. 154 more words

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The internet encourages employees to work from home

A survey of 2,000 office staff by the hotel chain Premier Inn shows that the traditional nine to five working day is being replaced by “after hours work”. 67 more words

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Attack on Britain's 'sick-note culture'

The government has launched an attack on Britain’s sick-note culture which costs the country millions of pounds a year.

Under a new scheme, patients ill for more than four weeks will be asked to take part in a telephone assessment to ascertain their fitness level. 76 more words

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