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Q. I am owed £1,200 in wages from a security company, LGS (Lawful Guarding Services) Group that I worked for in early 2009. I never received pay for March and April and obtained a court judgment against them. I checked on the website of the body that security firms must register with, the Security Industry Authority, and the company is no longer listed. But I found a nearby company which provides similar services and has offices close by. I have a newly born son and debts, so I need the money. AA, Birmingham.

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First EasyJet dividend marks £99m profits rise

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IHG plans to build 37 new UK hotels

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A PhD student deep in debt murdered an elderly couple for their money, a court heard today.

Foreign exchange firm collapses

More than 13,000 consumers were hit today by the collapse of one of the UK's largest foreign exchange firms.

Police chief 'used official air miles for family flights'

One of Britain's top police officers used air miles collected during official trips to help buy flights for his family, it emerged today.

Airlines boosted by business fares

Airline balance sheets have improved this year in part because of a sharp increase in business class fares, the International Air Transport Association said yesterday.

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