The UK tax authority has failed to order enough special paper, causing a delay in statements about unpaid tax.
Some people are saving less because they are having to pay higher household bills, statistics from the major banks show.
One in three UK workers admits to lying to take sick leave, according to a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Targeted VAT cuts are needed to aid growth in key sectors of the economy, says the Federation of Small Businesses.
Strong demand for rented properties has pushed private sector rents to an average of £701 a month in England and Wales, a letting firm says.
Websites that try to sell government services that are free or cost little are to be investigated by the Office of Fair Trading.
More than a fifth of all households in the UK were affected by fuel poverty in 2009, government figures show.
There has been a continued rise in the number of people looking for homes to rent, a survey of landlords suggests.