Pre-paid benefit card plan outlined by Iain Duncan Smith

Pre-paid benefit card plan outlined by Iain Duncan Smith

Welfare claimants could receive benefits on a pre-paid card to curb spending on ‘destructive habits’, work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith has announced.

Warning over 'brownfield' first policy

The Government has been urged to re-think its attitude to developing on brownfield land, following concerns ‘valuable’ sites could be destroyed.

Warning over 'brownfield' first policy


'Woeful' targets for fuel poverty

David Kemp explains why the latest proposals to tackle fuel poverty lack any real bite.

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Earlier in the year, Parkeon successfully tendered for the supply and installation of 43 Parkeon Strada Rapide terminals to Birmingham City Council.

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An ideal alternative to traditional wooden seating is the new Elwood seat, a robust, low-maintenance timber-effect seat. Elwood provides a comfortable, stylish means to sit and relax and will complement any natural environment.

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Food Matters Live

Food Matters Live is a new annual event, taking place at London’s ExCeL from Tuesday 18 – Thursday 20 November.