Old notes will still be able to be spent ahead of the cut-off date, or exchanged at the Bank of England once the cut-off point has passed.Read the full story ›
The Living Wage Foundation says the hourly rate of pay people need to get by in the UK has risen from £8.45 to £8.75 in the last yearRead the full story ›
In a symbolic victory for Labour, MPs have also backed a motion from the Opposition party to pause Universal Credit.Read the full story ›
Old round pound coins will cease to be legal tender after the weekend - but some shops will still be accepting them after the deadline.Read the full story ›
Exhbition celebrates the life of Castleford's 'spend, spend, spend' pools winner Viv Nicholson, who did just that.Read the full story ›
Rail workers are to stage a series of protests warning passengers that they are paying "more for less".Read the full story ›
Plans underway for a major regeneration project to promote Hull's maritime past - with the help of £15 million in lottery fundingRead the full story ›
Managers at Skegness Pier say adaptations needed to make slot and change machines compatible with the new £1 coin will cost them £20,000.
That is expected to rise to more than £30,000 when new £10 and £20 notes also come in.
The owners think compensation or help should be available for small businesses to make the
The Government has previously described the new coin - which enters circulation on Tuesday - as "harder to counterfeit than ever before".Read the full story ›
Women from across the region will join in a protest in London today, against changes to the state pension age for women born in the 1950s.Read the full story ›