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Majority of home workers want hybrid return to the office

Business owners are uncertain where staff will work.

HMRC chases £1bn in false furlough claims

Furlough fraud was previously thought to be £3.5bn.

Chancellor rejects pleas for furlough extension

Furlough is to be phased out from 1 July.

Renting a home now cheaper than buying one

Average monthly rents stand at £1,054.

The economy grew by 2.3% in April 2021

Local holidays and hospitality drove the boost.

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