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England looks abroad to fix elderly care crisis

England looks abroad to fix elderly care crisis

5 days ago   |   Politico

This article is part of POLITICO's Westminster Survival Guide . LONDON - It's the issue at the top of Britain's “too difficult” list. The U.K. badly needs to resolve how it...
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Will pension tax relief be reformed this year?

Will pension tax relief be reformed this year?

10 days ago   |   The Spectator

There is perhaps no worse time to embark on reform than when crisis is already underway. Unfortunately talk of pension reform - an extremely complex and wonky area of public...
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Newslinks for Thursday 16th January 2020

Newslinks for Thursday 16th January 2020

11 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Johnson 1) He vows to cut NHS waiting times “Boris Johnson made his most explicit promise to reduce NHS waiting times yesterday, as doctors warned him not to change hospital...
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In the news: IMF chief calls for higher taxes on the wealthy & increased social spending

13 days ago   |   Health Poverty Action

What's new? In her recent blog , the Head of the International Monetary Fund - Kristalina Georgieva - has called for greater taxation on the wealthy and increased social...
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TONY HETHERINGTON: My 90-year-old father's £600 fine after tax error 

TONY HETHERINGTON: My 90-year-old father's £600 fine after tax error 

23 days ago   |   Daily Mail

My dad will be 90 next month and has severe health issues. Revenue & Customs wrote saying he no longer needs to submit a tax return.
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A leading retirement expert explains why the health savings account is 'the greatest tax-planning tool ever created' - and shares 3 common misconceptions about a person's golden years

A leading retirement expert explains why the health savings account is 'the greatest tax-planning tool ever created' - and shares 3 common misconceptions about a person's golden years

27 days ago   |   Business Insider

Kristian Finfrock, founder and financial advisor of Retirement Income Strategies, demystifies the tax advantages behind a health savings account . He calls an HSA an...
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I consider my HSA to be my secret weapon for retirement savings, and I'm maxing it out before the year ends

I consider my HSA to be my secret weapon for retirement savings, and I'm maxing it out before the year ends

28 days ago   |   Business Insider

An HSA, or health savings account , is a tax-advantaged savings and investment account designed to help manage healthcare expenses. The IRS sets a limit on how much you can...
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The global soda tax experiment

The global soda tax experiment

29 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Can taxes really break our collective desire for sugary, syrupy soda? They're cloyingly sweet, nutritionally empty-and, increasingly, subject to taxation. More than 35...
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Smoking ban tops list of 21st century UK public health achievements

1 month ago   |   The Guardian

Survey of experts also hails sugar tax and Sure Start centres as important breakthroughs The ban on smoking in public spaces and workplaces is the greatest UK public health...
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Health Poverty Action responds to the potential merging of DFID with the Foreign Office

1 month ago   |   Health Poverty Action

Following the Conservative General Election win last week, news outlets have reported that DFID and the Foreign Office have been instructed to outline plans for a merger...
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Psychics are the new therapists, and Gwyneth Paltrow's Netflix show is...

Psychics are the new therapists, and Gwyneth Paltrow's Netflix show is bringing the $2 billion industry into the mainstream

The final episode of "The Goop Lab," Gwyneth Paltrow's new Netflix show, introduces viewers to psychics. Goop has long promoted psychics, inviting them to the In Goop Health... Read more ...

Health chief warns coronavirus is ‘already in UK'

Health chief warns coronavirus is ‘already in UK'

People wearing face masks arrive at Heathrow Airport in London The killer coronavirus has likely already hit the UK, a leading health has warned. Public Health England medical... Read more ...

Number of UK patients tested for coronavirus rises to 73

Number of UK patients tested for coronavirus rises to 73

Passengers outside Heathrow Terminal 4, London UK officials have confirmed they have tested 73 people for the coronavirus and they have all come back negative for the... Read more ...

Gail Porter breaks down in tears as she promotes documentary about her...

Gail Porter breaks down in tears as she promotes documentary about her mental health battle

The documentary also explores the backlash Gail received after her naked image was famously projected onto the House of Commons in 1999 as part of a FHM campaign. Read more ...

FOURTH US case of coronavirus is confirmed

FOURTH US case of coronavirus is confirmed

Health officials say that both California patients, one in Orange County and the second in Los Angeles County, had recently returned from the epicenter of the outbreak in... Read more ...

British experts are 'extremely worried' after China says deadly coronavirus

British experts are 'extremely worried' after China says deadly coronavirus

Health minister Ma Xiaowei said 'it seems like the ability of the virus to spread is getting stronger' and that it can be passed from person-to-person during incubation period. Read more ...

Caprice Bourret health: Star forced to quit TV show in the past due to...

Caprice Bourret health: Star forced to quit TV show in the past due to deadly condition

CAPRICE BOURRET, best known for being a model, is currently competing in this year's Dancing On Ice competition. This isn't the first TV competition the star has taken part in... Read more ...

Lisa George health: Dancing on Ice star's health battle pushed her to join...

Lisa George health: Dancing on Ice star's health battle pushed her to join the ITV show

LISA GEORGE became a well-known face on TV screens after playing the character Beth Tinker in the popular soap Coronation Street. She can be seen currently as one of the... Read more ...

Coronavirus to hit UK 'in days' - with NHS given instructions on handling bodies

Coronavirus to hit UK 'in days' - with NHS given instructions on handling bodies

Public Health England has issued a guide on the deadly coronavirus disease which has infected around 2,000 people in China and killed 56 since it was discovered in Wuhan Read more ...

The best tech to keep your 2020 fitness goals in check

The best tech to keep your 2020 fitness goals in check

It's common to want to kick off the year by getting into better shape , and while it's a commendable feat, it's also easy to lose track of your progress or get sidetracked with... Read more ...