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Argos worst in country for underpaying staff

Hundreds of Argos workers in MK are to receive compensation after the company was named and shamed as worst in the country for paying under the minimum or living wage.

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SMIDS Peter Borg-Neal, CEO Oakman Inns with some of his team

Oakman Inns pub operator gets Royal seal of approval

What do Oakman Inns, Waitrose, Barclays, BAe and the Co-Op all have in common?

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Tesco recalls thousands of products including Maltesers, Galaxy bars and Quorn mince

Tesco recalls thousands of products including Maltesers, Galaxy bars and Quorn mince

Tesco has recalled a huge list of items and products, including chocolate bars and quorn mince.

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‘Supermarket X’ could have infected thousands with hepatitis through infected sausages

‘Supermarket X’ could have infected thousands with hepatitis through infected sausages

A major UK supermarket could have infected thousands of people with a strain of hepatitis E through its pork sausages, says researchers at Public Health England (PHE).

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Tesco recalls cooking sauce after allergy fears

Tesco recalls cooking sauce after allergy fears

Tesco is recalling jars of one of its own brand cooking sauces because of allergy fears.

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Brand choices such as Coke or Pepsi ‘can break up relationships’

Brand choices such as Coke or Pepsi ‘can break up relationships’

Preferring Pepsi to Coke or McDonald’s to Burger King could doom your relationship, according to new research.

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The government named more than 200 businesses today which underpaid workers the minimum or Living Wage

NAMED & SHAMED: Milton Keynes company worst in COUNTRY for underpaying workers Minimum and Living Wage

A company based in Milton Keynes has been named as the worst in the COUNTRY for underpaying its workers the National Minimum or Living Wage.
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Primark reveals how to pronounce shop name

Primark reveals how to pronounce shop name

It’s a debate that you may not know exists, but in the world of social media, it has been a hotly debated topic.

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UK’s longest sausage roll coming to Morrisons

UK’s longest sausage roll coming to Morrisons

Morrisons is to sell the UK’s longest sausage roll – for just £1.

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Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year

Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year

Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year according to the latest figures released by consumer advice website, Resolver.

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The full list of products withdrawn due to contaminated eggs

The full list of products withdrawn due to contaminated eggs

The food standards agency have released an updated list of products in the UK which have been withdrawn due to possible contamination with the Fipronil insecticide.

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An artist's impression of the potential Hotel La Tour in Central Milton Keynes

Plans for Milton Keynes hotel on coach park site move a step forward

Plans to build a new four-star hotel which would also create hundreds of new jobs have moved a step closer this week.

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Driverless pods in Milton Keynes.

Milton Keynes ranked within top ten tech hubs in the UK

Milton Keynes grabbed the 8th spot out of 36 digital hubs included in the UK Tech Innovation index.

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London Midland

Avoid train travel on West Coast Mainline over the August bank holiday

Rail passengers who use Euston station to travel to and from London are urged to avoid rail travel for two days over the August bank holiday while work takes place to prepare for the HS2 high speed railway.

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London Midland

Rail bosses pledge new crackdown

London Midland Trains has started a new campaign against anti-social behaviour.

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Tesco

Tesco announces plans to scrap 5p single-use plastic bags

Shoppers at Tesco stores across Britain will no longer be able to buy 5p ‘single-use’ plastic carrier bags from the end of the month.

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Product warning

Mothercare recalls baby bouncer due to injury risk

Mothercare has announced a voluntary recall of one of its own-brand baby bouncer chairs after it emerged that the fabric seat could become detached from the frame, resulting in a child falling through.

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High heels

6 reasons to ditch high heels as researchers call for change

Researchers at Aberdeen University have said that more needs to be done to stop women being forced to wear high heels in the workplace after finding direct links between wearing high heels and injury.

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People have reacted to the BBC pay revelations

Prime-time BBC quiz show looking for contestants

The BBC is looking for contestants from our county for a new game show with a difference.

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MP climbs aboard to discuss future of bus services in Milton Keynes

MP Iain Stewart visited the Arriva depot to discuss the future of bus services for Milton Keynes.

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