Headlines, PublicNet: 11 February, 2015

Whitehall departments have agreed to offer deposit loans to staff looking to take up new tenancies in the private rented sector.

The scheme, which works in the same way as a staff season ticket loan, will allow employees to borrow some of their salary upfront in order to pay for rental deposits, which is then repayable from salary payments over up to a year. It is available to be taken up in both the public and private sectors.

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