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HMRC error hits early-filing taxpayers

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 16:48
The tax authorities have been forced to apologise for two mistakes - wrongly charging penalties and for denying it had made the mistake.
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Shrinkflation: Bread and breakfast cereals most affected

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 12:27
Bread and cereal products are most likely to have shrunk in size, but remained at the same price.
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Poundland 'gift of nothing' sparks criticism

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 09:06
The retailer's Valentine's Day gift, an empty heart-shaped package, angers environmental groups.
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Card surcharges: Customers charged hundreds illegally

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 00:37
The University of Hull was among businesses illegally charging customers more for paying by card.
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Small firms top Which? annual energy survey

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 00:03
The so-called Big Six suppliers are beaten by smaller rivals in Which? annual customer survey.
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Mike Ashley reportedly in talks to buy music chain HMV

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 01/20/2019 - 18:44
HMV collapsed last month, its second administration in six years, risking 2,200 jobs at 125 stores.
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Brexit worries 'add to car insurance costs'

BBC Money News Feed - Sat, 01/19/2019 - 01:58
Car insurance premiums climb for the first time since 2017 with Brexit a factor, says AA.
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Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers face payments problems

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 17:44
Hundreds of thousands of customers were unable to do most payments transfers from online accounts.
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Drag queen or delivery driver: What's your 'side hustle'?

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 00:02
Millennials are increasingly doing jobs on the side, whether through love or necessity.
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Jack Bogle: The man who pioneered index investing

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 16:31
Jack Bogle, credited with upending the way we invest through index funds has died aged 89.
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Watchdog's gender pay gap twice national average despite pledge

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 13:13
The Financial Conduct Authority is paying male staff a fifth more than female staff.
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Commuters and students 'short-changed by the government'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 00:07
The inflation measure used to calculate some train fares and loan repayments is flawed, a Lords committee says.
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No-deal Brexit warning for UK drivers

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 00:02
A no-deal Brexit would mean anyone planning to drive outside the UK would need an insurance Green Card.
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Housing market outlook worst 'for 20 years'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 00:01
House sale expectations for the next three months are at their lowest for two decades, estate agents warn.
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Brexit uncertainty hits house purchases

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 10:54
Home buyers and sellers have been postponing transactions until after the EU withdrawal.
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Inflation falls to lowest level in nearly two years

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 10:10
UK inflation fell to 2.1% in December, pushed down by falling fuel prices.
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Lloyds' overdraft fees unacceptable, says MP

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 12:50
An MP says Lloyds Bank is introducing charges against the spirit of a watchdog's recommendations.
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Mary Poppins Returns: Can tuppence really save the day?

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 22:11
The latest Mary Poppins film has been a hit at the box office but what money lessons can we take from the film franchise?
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Winter likely to finish off some energy firms, analysts say

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 22:09
Customers could see their tariffs rise if they are bounced to a new energy supplier.
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Wet wipes to get 'Fine to Flush' logo to tackle fatbergs

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 13:50
A "Fine to Flush" label for wet wipes has been launched to help tackle blocked sewers.
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