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A case contesting the right of employers to force workers to retire at 65 has reached the High Court.

Under certain circumstances, an option to tax is disapplied if the person occupying the relevant property does not intend to use it predominantly for taxable purposes.

A business group has expressed its dismay over a decision to backtrack on plans to ban rollover contracts.

The financial shortfall for pension funds worsened in June, according to official figures.

Where dwellings are to be built on bare land, it is common practice for completion to take place once a meaningful start has been made on the construction.

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