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Scottish Consumers - What Next?; Reluctant Teen Apprentices; Recovering Shoplifting Debt

Consumer news with Peter White. What next for Scotland's consumers? Is the low wage making teen apprentices reluctant? And the effect of law changes on recovering shoplifting debt.

Scotland - how will the result affect consumers?

Apprenticeships are supposed to provide youngsters with good training for jobs with a future, but many are proving reluctant to take them up. Is the low wage coupled with the loss of benefits putting them off?

Civil Recovery - changes to the law mean big stores will no longer be able to chase shoplifters for damages.

Digital Identity - could banks be used by government as ID providers? A joint study by Lloyds Banking Group and the Cabinet Office suggest they could.

And find out what is created when Britain's leading designers commission up and coming young designers to make something truly unique.

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45 minutes


  • Scotland

    Scotland - how will the result affect consumer

    Duration: 05:03

  • Civil Recovery

    Change in the law affecting how shops recover money owed to them

    Duration: 07:43

  • Designers

    Britain's leading designers commission up and coming young designers

    Duration: 06:59

  • Henley Retirement Benefit Scheme

    The Henley Retirement Benefit Scheme - follow up

    Duration: 02:26

  • Digital Identity

    Govt trial of Identity Assurance scheme

    Duration: 02:56

  • Lord Nelson

    First accessible tall ship to sail around the world docks in London

    Duration: 04:30

  • Apprentice

    Are 16-18 yr olds from poorer backgrounds excluded from apprenticeships due to poor wages

    Duration: 07:31

  • GPs

    Plans to allow patients to register with GPs outside their area put back to January 5

    Duration: 00:21


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