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How flu vaccines are made, the Autumn Statement, and first aid in schools

Duration:
53 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 05 December 2012

Why is the minimum wage for people under 21 lower than the rate for everyone else? The National Union of Students believes it's age discrimination, but employers' organisations say it helps to reduce youth unemployment. Getting together with others to bulk-buy gas and electricity could help to reduce fuel bills, but why are people so reluctant to switch suppliers? Is it time for First Aid training to be made compulsory in schools, as a part of the National Curriculum?

Producer: Jonathan Hallewell
Presenter: Winifred Robinson.

Chapters

7 items
  • Autumn Statment

    How the Autumn Statement will affect consumers.

  • Youth Minimum Wage

    Is it right to pay someone less for doing a job – because they’re a young person?

  • Flu Vaccines

    Samantha Fenwick has access the UK's only flu vaccine manufacturer

  • First Aid

    Should First Aid be included in the National Curriculum?

  • Budget Christmas Dinner

    If you’re on a tight budget, you could feed 8 people for £20. But does it taste OK?

  • Collective Energy Buying

    Collective Energy Buying Schemes are being setup around the country.

  • Olympic Stadium

    What will the future be for the Olympic stadium?

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