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House prices climb to record high, says Nationwide

BBC Money News Feed - 14 hours 42 sec ago
House prices rise at their fastest rate for five years as buyers race to avoid paying stamp duty.
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Furlough: ‘In limbo’ or ‘one long garden party'?

BBC Money News Feed - 23 hours 25 min ago
Furlough was a welcome holiday for some but for others it was a long and anxious waiting game.
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Covid: What impact has the furlough scheme had?

BBC Money News Feed - 23 hours 28 min ago
As the furlough scheme draws to a close, how much did it cost and did it achieve its aims?
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Utilita: Energy firm to pay £500,000 for overcharging customers

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 09:01
Utilita apologises "unreservedly" after overcharging almost 40,000 of its prepayment customers.
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Mum, Dad, money and me

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 00:01
Many people find talking about money awkward, particularly with their parents - so how do their views differ?
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Fluffy animals gambling ad was irresponsible, says watchdog

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 00:01
The advertising watchdog bans an advert for Gala Spins as it was likely to "appeal to under-18s".
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‘Shops refusing cash left me unable to buy basics’

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 00:01
The cash system is being threatened by some shops not accepting cash, says Consumer group Which?
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HSBC says it could charge for current accounts

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 09:47
The bank says it is considering charging for basic bank services after its profits dived 35%.
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Post Office to close a third of its cash machines

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 10:20
The move raises concerns that rural and deprived communities face being cut off from access to cash.
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My Money: 'We haven't got Covid here yet'

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 00:02
Sian Williams from Indonesia takes us through her week during the coronavirus pandemic.
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‘I owe £180,000 in tax and I haven’t told my wife’

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 10:11
How tax avoidance left one man struggling with debt and with secrets.
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Covid: Virgin Holidays 'must pay refunds or face court'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 12:56
The regulator sets deadlines for refunds to be paid, but the company says it is "98% through the queue".
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Dangerous products sold online prompt call for change in law

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 10:42
Experts from charity Electrical Safety First found potentially dangerous items listed on online marketplaces.
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'A big supermarket shop feels frivolous now'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 00:19
Families from both ends of the income spectrum have had to tighten their belts in the last six months.
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Nearly 'one in ten' furloughed staff were asked to work

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 00:06
A National Audit Office survey found employers fraudulently asked staff to work while collecting furlough pay.
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New government Covid scheme to pay up to half of wages

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 14:21
Chancellor Rishi Sunak increases support for firms and workers as lockdown restrictions spread.
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Rishi Sunak to unveil new rescue deal for jobs and firms

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 10:04
The chancellor is to announce more support for firms and workers as Covid restrictions increase.
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'We sold all our possessions to go to live in a van'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 02:11
People who live or travel in converted vans explain how it has changed their lives.
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Payment holidays: 'I can't afford to be out of work'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 00:55
People needing a break from paying bills owing to coronavirus pressures will be judged differently from 31 October.
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Covid: 'Perfect storm' causing employment tribunal backlog

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 00:54
Concerns are being raised over Covid-related delays for those who claim they lost jobs unfairly.
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